New Japanese Sushi Bar Set To Open In Los Osos.
A new Japanese restaurant and Sushi Bar – Kuma- is expected to open next week at 10th St in Los Osos despite a stove fire a few weeks ago that brought out the fire department.The eatery will be where the 10th St Grill was.
La Casita Gets Makeover
Los Osos Mexican restaurant La Casita on 9th St is getting a $230,000 makeover says its architect.
New Morro Bay Eatery Gets OK
In Morro Bay the city Planning Commission approved a plan by Black Hill Siren bar and restaurant to be located at 900 Main Street. It includes interior remodeling to combine the existing restaurant and the existing bar; approximately 2,400 sq. ft. of interior customer space and 936 sq. ft. of outdoor patio area. The combination of the corner bar and the vacant Shawans Restaurant site may offer enough seating to make a go of it.
Haggen Los Osos Bares The Shelves
Haggen grocery in Los Osos continues to bare their shelves with a 50% off sale this week. The store is likely to close in a matter of days. Adding more bad news to the closure of 27 stores, the parent company filed for bankruptcy this week as well. In Los Osos some 24 employees will lose their job.
Manager of the LOVR shopping center property Clayton Gambril says he cannot comment on any store that might come in except to say there is “plenty of interest” in the space.
SLO Bed Tax Climbs
SLO City TOT jumped around 12% for the fiscal year ending in June. While hotel room occupancy was up slightly, the average daily rate climbed more than 11% and RevPAR increased from $96 to over $140 a night, more than a 40% jump. Meanwhile August numbers are and occupancy in SLO city hotels was up 5.6% while RevPAR climbed almost 12% year over year.
San Luis Harbor Commission Begins Search For New Manager
The San Luis Bay Harbor Commission began their search for a new harbor manager this week with a meeting of their personnel committee. Current manger Steve McGrath will work through November. An interim manager is likely to be appointed as a search for a permanent replacement goes forward.