Articles Tagged With ‘Advertising’




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Setting the record straight on AG fire issues

Mayor Jim Hill

OPINION by JIM HILL and LEANN AKINS Many voters in the City of Arroyo Grande have received a slick mailer from Richard Waller that says, “Our fire department still has no funding to replace 20 year old trucks and outdated... (Continue reading)

Hill accused of threatening a nonprofit

Supervisor Adam hill

By KAREN VELIE For more than 10 years, a local printer produced fundraising brochures for the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. Then in late 2008, the owner of a printing business said she lost the contract after Supervisor... (Continue reading)

Ignore Dawn Ortiz-Legg’s deception

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OPINION by BRIE GROMETER In response to the democratic flyer I received in my post office box this morning, slandering Jordan Cunningham for ‘making his living helping those who break our laws: Please don’t cast your vote based on this... (Continue reading)

Fareed and KEYT trade legal threats over political ad

Justin Fareed

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A dispute over a political ad has resulted in Santa Barbara broadcaster KEYT and Republican District 24 congressional candidate Justin Fareed threatening legal action against one another. KEYT claims Fareed is illegally making use of copyrighted material... (Continue reading)

18 SLO County contractors busted

Sting contractor board

In a local sting operation, the Contractors State License Board cited 18 San Luis Obispo County contractors for operating without a license and 17 for illegal advertising. On Aug. 17 and 18, undercover investigators set up a sting operation at... (Continue reading)

Mixing words and deceiving SLO County voters

Gordon Mullin

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN Our SLO county council of government (SLOCOG) and seven cities have recently agreed to put a sales tax measure before the citizens this November and the governments and the media are already staking out positions. The... (Continue reading)

Pelosi and Carbajal spend more than $300,000 on attack ads

Salud Carbajal

Statement from Katcho Achadjian’s campaign Salud Carbajal and Congresswoman and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have spent more than a quarter-million dollars in an effort to slander Assemblyman and Congressional Candidate Katcho Achadjian. Mailers began filling mailboxes last week and... (Continue reading)

Politicians call foul over deceptive ads

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By KAREN VELIE Several Central Coast politicians are calling foul to this years barrage of deceptive political ads. In the race for Congress, a politician is accused of placing ads that exaggerate his accomplishments, while in the race for San... (Continue reading)

SLO County creates a tourism district

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to create an agency that will impose fees on lodging businesses in order to raise marketing money for bolstering tourism in the county. [Tribune] When it comes into existence... (Continue reading)

Unmasking the ‘Hot Tub Capitalist’

By DANIEL BLACKBURN REVIEW: American Made — A Boomer’s Reflection, by Cliff Branch Long before he made his bones in the San Luis Obispo County real estate development world, Cliff Branch was, in the words of one associate, a marketing... (Continue reading)



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