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Arroyo Grande, Morro Bay vote for Styrofoam bans

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The Arroyo Grande and Morro Bay city councils both voted in favor of Styrofoam bans on Tuesday. Morro Bay council members voted unanimously for the ban. The Arroyo Grande council voted 4-1, with Councilwoman Barbara Harmon dissenting. The bans will... (Continue reading)

Report on John Wallace presents a cautionary message

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OPINION by ARROYO GRANDE MAYOR JIM HILL After six months of investigative work, the long awaited report on past management practices and operations of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District will be released and presented at the sanitation... (Continue reading)

Insurance carrier claims hostility in Arroyo Grande

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By KAREN VELIE The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA) is claiming that comments critical of the Arroyo Grande city manager could be deemed hostile and lead to financial risks for the city, according to a Dec. 21 letter to... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande’s city manager a bad fit

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OPINION By JULIE TACKER A year ago, in its search to replace embattled City Manager Steve Adams, the Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously to retain the same recruiting firm, Peckham & McKenney that the city of Bell had hired... (Continue reading)

AG offers water school in place of fines

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In the spirit of traffic school, Arroyo Grande gave its first water school class that allows residents to waive a $50 water waster fine. [Tribune] In May, the Arroyo Grande City Council agreed to fine customers who fail to meet... (Continue reading)

SLO city and county to address medical marijuana

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Both the San Luis Obispo City Council and the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on possible new medical marijuana restrictions. Cities and counties throughout California are currently rushing to adopt ordinances before state regulations take... (Continue reading)

Should Arroyo Grande judge on appearances?

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OPINION by BEATRICE SPENCER, LEANN AKINS and OTIS PAGE Following is an open letter to the Arroyo Grande City Council: Appearances: The way somebody or something looks or seems to other people. What is the city’s policy on judging appearances... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande plans to ban growing pot

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The Arroyo Grande City Council plans to ban cultivation of medical marijuana. [Tribune] On Tuesday, the council ordered staff to draft an ordinance banning residents from growing marijuana within city limits. Enforcement of the ordinance is expected to be complaint-driven.... (Continue reading)

Sacramento attorney probing SLO County citizens

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By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Sacramento attorney is probing political opponents of developer Nick Tompkins, as well as allies of Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill, prompting some to denounce the effort as a campaign to suppress public participation in local government.... (Continue reading)

The slandering of John Mack

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OPINION by OTIS PAGE Why I believe Planning Commissioner John Mack was slandered — a malicious act to disgrace him in the Nov. 10 meeting of the Arroyo Grande City Council. Let me explain as follows: The three Council members... (Continue reading)



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