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Pretend-lefties Adam Hill and Tom Fulks attack critics

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER When a prominent public official and a newspaper columnist, posing as Democrats, turn out to be shills of the development community, then it is the public’s First Amendment right and duty to call them out. Case... (Continue reading)

ICE arrests Santa Maria woman following release from jail

A former Santa Maria daycare provider who was accused of torturing young children received a five-year prison sentence on Wednesday, but was then freed from custody because of credits she accumulated for time spent in jail and good behavior. [Cal... (Continue reading)

SLO County board tussles over marijuana regulations

Civil discourse dissolved into angry attacks as San Luis Obispo County Supervisors argued over marijuana regulations on Tuesday, a discussion set to continue Friday morning. [Cal Coast Times] For almost a year, the board has attempted to direct staff to... (Continue reading)

Convicted rapist and felon selected to run Grover Beach pot dispensaries

The Grover Beach City Council voted Monday to award four marijuana dispensary licenses to a group of people who include felons, a man on the sex offender registry list and people affiliated with the League of California Cities. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande Council members violate the government code

Three members of the Arroyo Grande City Council demanded Mayor Jim Hill take one-on-one ethics training classes, two of whom are out of compliance with their legal obligation to take ethics classes every two years. [Cal Coast Times] The California... (Continue reading)

Racism allegations lead to $150,000 settlement

A black South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District plant operator won a $150,000 settlement after complaining that district officials were discriminating and retaliating against him. The district announced Friday that it had reached a settlement agreement with plant superintendent... (Continue reading)

Los Osos director’s Facebook claims, fact check

By KAREN VELIE In a 4-1 vote with Director Chuck Cesena dissenting, the Los Osos Community Services District voted on Thursday evening to increase the pay of its general manager by 23 percent. An increase in pay one district board... (Continue reading)

SLO County repeatedly failed to correct jail deficiencies

More than a month before two men died and a third man seriously injured himself while in county custody, a San Luis Obispo County official said the county had corrected inadequacies regarding the treatment of mentally ill inmates. Following a... (Continue reading)

State housing bill are costly hogwash

OPINION by MIKE F. BROWN After four decades of calculated indifference, Governor Jerry Brown and the Democratic State Legislators admitted earlier this year that there is a statewide housing crisis. The underlying cause of this sudden epiphany is not clear.... (Continue reading)

Los Osos manager in line for 23 percent raise

Less than three months after a 65 percent water rate increase went into effect, the Los Osos Community Services District is planning to approve a 23 percent raise for its general manager. [Cal Coast Times] In Oct. 2016, the board... (Continue reading)



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