SLO fire chief announces retirement

SLO fire chief announces retirement

San Luis Obispo Fire Chief Garret Olson will retire from the city’s fire department next month following six years with the agency, the majority of which he spent as chief. Olson’s 30-year firefighting career was spent mostly in Arizona, where he rose up the ranks in different departments from firefighter/paramedic to deputy chief and chief. Read More ...
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SLO County board approves plan to outsource jail medical services

SLO County board approves plan to outsource jail medical services

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors formally decided Tuesday to contract out jail health care services. Read More ...
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Historic Alex Bar-B-Q building torn down by mistake

Historic Alex Bar-B-Q building torn down by mistake

During what was supposed to be a remodel, a contractor tore down the historic Alex Bar-B-Q building in Shell Beach on Tuesday. Built in the 1930s, the building has been a local gathering spot for almost 80 years. Read More ...
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Lucia Mar names new superintendent

Lucia Mar names new superintendent

Andy Stenson had been serving as acting superintendent since Raynee Daley stepped down last month, citing health issues. On Tuesday, the board voted to hire Stenson as Dayley’s permanent replacement, effective Jan. 1. Read More ...
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Mayor Jim Hill gives the Tribune a history lesson

Mayor Jim Hill gives the Tribune a history lesson

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL The Sept. 16 Tribune editorial referred to an accusation that was lodged against me on the evening after the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney filed multiple criminal conflict of interest charges against John Wallace Read More ...
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SLO fire chief announces retirement

San Luis Obispo Fire Chief Garret Olson will retire from the city’s fire department next month following six years with the agency, the majority of which he spent as chief.

Olson’s 30-year firefighting career was spent mostly in Arizona, where he rose up the ranks in different departments from firefighter/paramedic to deputy chief and chief. Read More …

U.S. Congress to consider funding for locations affected by nuclear plant closures

In similar fashion to the state of California, the United States federal government could attempt to secure funding for agencies in areas like San Luis Obispo County that are taking hits to their budgets as a result of the decommissioning of nuclear power plants. Read More …