Articles Tagged With ‘Advertising’




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Setting the record straight on AG fire issues

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... (Continue reading)

Hill accused of threatening a nonprofit

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... (Continue reading)

Ignore Dawn Ortiz-Legg’s deception

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... (Continue reading)

Fareed and KEYT trade legal threats over political ad

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... (Continue reading)

18 SLO County contractors busted

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... (Continue reading)

Mixing words and deceiving SLO County voters

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... (Continue reading)

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

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... (Continue reading)

Politicians call foul over deceptive ads

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... (Continue reading)

SLO County creates a tourism district

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]... (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... (Continue reading)



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