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Are APCD employees underpaid?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Air Control District employees, most of whom receive six-figure pay and benefit packages, are due for salary increases, following a board decision Wednesday. During a closed session hearing, the APCD voiced approval for... (Continue reading)

Gibson, Hill get verbal lashings

San Luis Obispo County residents teed off on supervisors Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill Tuesday morning, possibly swaying the board majority to rethink its decision to place Hill in a leadership role. Public speakers took aim at Gibson for manipulating... (Continue reading)

Did Gibson purposely doctor the agenda?

BY KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson’s last act as chairman of the board of supervisors was to shut down public comment and board discussion over Supervisor Adam Hill’s appointment to vice chair in violation of the... (Continue reading)

Public speaking now encouraged in SLO County?

New chairman of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Frank Mecham has made changes to board meetings, which include easing restrictions on public participation. At the board’s first regular meeting of 2015, Mecham reorganized the seating alignment of... (Continue reading)

Higginbotham wins Pismo Beach mayor race recount

A recount confirms, incumbent Shelly Higginbotham won her bid for the Pismo Beach mayor’s seat against her challenger Kevin Kreowski. Shortly after the San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorder’s Office announced Higginbotham had won the race by two votes, a... (Continue reading)

Ashbaugh evades punishment for Brown Act breach

The San Luis Obispo City Council condemned Councilman John Ashbaugh Monday, but opted not to formally punish him for violating California’s open meeting law. During the Oct. 21 council meeting, Ashbaugh chastised Councilman Dan Carpenter for not asking question during... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill lobbies SLO Council members

By KAREN VELIE The day before San Luis Obispo City Council members are scheduled to make a decision on disciplining Councilman John Ashbaugh for violation of the state’s open meeting law, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill lobbied the... (Continue reading)

Is Dee Torres-Hill a whistleblower?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Claiming to be a whistleblower, the embattled former head of the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo’s homeless services program has sued the nonprofit, alleging CAPSLO retaliated against her for expressing safety concerns. Earlier this year,... (Continue reading)

State audit finds Hill skirting campaign finance law

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An audit conducted by the California Franchise Tax Board has revealed that San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill failed to properly disclose nearly $70,000 in campaign expenditures during his most recent run for office. The California... (Continue reading)

SLO developer fined by state ethics watchdog

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County developer has drawn a fine from the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) for not identifying himself as a major donor to the election campaign of County Supervisor Caren Ray. The FPPC... (Continue reading)



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