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Carpenter leads during latest fundraising period

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By KAREN VELIE Despite San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill allegedly using access to his office to pressure developers to donate money to his campaign, during the latest reporting period his opponent Dan Carpenter raised significantly more money than... (Continue reading)

Builders say Supervisor Hill made threats over campaign support

Supervisor Adam Hill

By KAREN VELIE In what is being described as a pay to play demand, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is alleged to have barred access and threatened financial harm to members of the Home Builders Association of the... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach mayor accused of hiding assets

Grover Beach Mayor John Shoals

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A local activist has filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission alleging that Grover Beach Mayor John Shoals for years has failed to report personal financial interests, in violation of state law. Just two... (Continue reading)

CCN set to battle pernicious lawsuit

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By CalCoastNews staff CalCoastNews is preparing to defend itself against a claim of libel in a trial now set for next month in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom. A Northern California journalist predicts the outcome “may determine the fate... (Continue reading)

SLO Brew ordered to stop work, permits suspended

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  By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo city inspectors placed a stop work order and suspended all permits for SLO Brew’s new facility out by the airport after discovering multiple violations. The new facility, dubbed the Rock, includes a brewery,... (Continue reading)

Nipomo nursery growing 52,000 marijuana plants

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By KAREN VELIE Almost a dozen deputies served a search warrant at the Clearwater Nursery in Nipomo last month and discovered approximately 52,000 marijuana plants worth about $104 million at $2,000 a plant. Nevertheless, nursery staff provided the deputies with... (Continue reading)

Less water for AG residents, more for developers

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By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to enact further water restrictions on existing residents while delaying a building moratorium. The delay will allow a developer to avoid the moratorium and move ahead with the construction... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate suing brother, sister and son

Richard and Laurie Waller

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate Richard Waller says he will be able to unite the community and bring civility to the council if he’s elected. Waller touts his family’s long-term ties to the community and his ability to... (Continue reading)

Did SLO facility fail to protect elderly resident?

James Erickson

By KAREN VELIE Questions have been raised about the speed of the response at a San Luis Obispo independent living facility after a 75-year-old man was found face down in the dirt behind the Las Brisas Retirement Community. On Oct.... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach may help developer fund hotel project

Matthew Bronson

By JOSH FRIEDMAN As a reward for potentially generating millions of dollars in tax revenue for the city, Grover Beach may financially assist a developer that plans to build a hotel on a site with no water and sewer connections.... (Continue reading)



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