Padilla to fill City director of finance role

Wayne Padilla, who helped lead the City through its most recent budget process as interim director of Finance and Information Technology, has joined the City in a permanent role. Padilla,…

Marsh Street Commons takes shape

The mixed-use project under construction at the corner of Marsh and Nipomo streets – across from Foster’s Freeze—is nearing its final leg. All of the eight single-family homes have sold,…

SLO’s economic development role attracts applicants

The City’s four-week process to seek applicants for the economic development manager role attracted more than 90 applicants, according to insiders. The process unfolds this week as the top nine…

iCracked‘s power pitch

A recent Cal Poly alum – who wowed the Good Morning SLO audience in June 2011 – is now impressing Silicon Valley.  AJ Forsythe, CEO and co-founder of iCracked, was…

Garden St. project takes shape

The Garden Street Terraces project that has long been in the works is making progress towards construction. Changes in design for the project – which is being developed by Hamish…

Changes brewing

Construction on the new SLO Brewing Co. location at 736-738 Higuera St. is set to begin in approximately 10 days. The expanded location – which will feature three levels including…

SLO HotHouse launches crowdsourcing campaign

Seven companies have recently been selected for the 2013 SLO HotHouse and a crowdsourcing campaign has been launched to help support the teams in the program. The Center for Innovation…

SLO City Council Race Heats Up

The race for the open SLO City Council seat is heating up as voters prepare to receive their mail-in ballots in the coming weeks. John Spatafore recently bowed out of…

New businesses setting up shop

Several new businesses are getting ready to open their doors in downtown San Luis Obispo. Fromagerie Sophie, a cheese shop specializing in international and regional cheeses, specialty cured meats and…