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Six Californias measure could appear on 2016 ballot

The campaign for an initiative to divide California into six separate states says it has collected enough signatures to place the measure on the 2016 ballot. [LA Times] In order to qualify for the ballot, the six Californias campaign must... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach council sends sales tax to voters

The Pismo Beach City Council voted Tuesday to place a renewal of the city’s half-cent sales tax on the November ballot. [KEYT] Pismo Beach voters initially approved of the half-cent tax in 2008, and it is set to expire at... (Continue reading)

Slo council signs off Measure Y renewal

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to place a renewal of Measure Y, the city’s half-cent sales tax, on the November ballot. A simple majority vote on November 4 would extend the sales tax... (Continue reading)

Two tax measures head to voters in SLO County

The Atascadero City Council and the San Luis Coastal school board are both asking voters to provide them with more revenue. [Tribune] The Atascadero council placed a half-cent sales tax measure on the ballot Tuesday night, while the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach property owners may foot bill for road repair

The Grover Beach City Council will hold a special meeting Wednesday to discuss placing a bond measure on the November ballot to fund street repairs. City staff is recommending an initiative to issue a bond ranging from $27 million to... (Continue reading)

Measure Y renewal moving toward SLO voters

By JOSH FRIEDMAN After Councilwoman Kathy Smith switched her position earlier this month on renewing Measure Y, four out of five members of the San Luis Obispo City Council continue to support placing the half cent sales tax on the... (Continue reading)

Smith flips, gives SLO sales tax needed support

Following a change of mind by outgoing Councilwoman Kathy Smith, the San Luis Obispo City Council can place a renewal of the city’s half cent sales tax on the November ballot without skirting the law. State law requires a two-thirds... (Continue reading)

Atascadero considering sales tax hike

The Atascadero City Council will consider Tuesday whether or not to put a sales tax increase on the November ballot. City staff has proposed placing a half cent sales tax measure on the ballot. The ballot initiative would call for... (Continue reading)

Fire tax flub allows for voting as ballots are counted

Property owners in Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach and Oceano who have yet to vote on a firefighting assessment measure can still do so, even as ballots are counted. The Five Cities Fire Authority is proposing a $66 fee on all... (Continue reading)

SLO sales tax renewal lacking needed support

The San Luis Obispo City Council majority must muster four votes in order to place a renewal of its half-cent sales tax on the November ballot. But, as of Tuesday night, only three council members support doing so. At a... (Continue reading)



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