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Pismo Beach mayoral challenger vying for recount

A recount may be in order for the Pismo Beach mayoral race, which incumbent Shelly Higginbotham won by a margin of just two votes. Challenger Kevin Kreowski is vying for a recount, and a supporter of his has mounted an... (Continue reading)

A bitter Ferrara lashes out at Hill

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Outgoing Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara is not going quietly into the night — he leveled a nasty and personal attack at write-in victor Jim Hill in comments to the Santa Maria Times Tuesday. “Mr. Hill did... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande wins with Jim

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Who is Jim Hill? While most Arroyo Grande voters voted for write-in candidate Jim Hill as a protest to the status quo, you may be pleasantly surprised to know a little more about Jim. Jim has... (Continue reading)

Write-in Jim Hill wins Arroyo Grande mayor’s seat

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Amid allegations of poor leadership and abuse of power, write-in candidate Jim Hill has scored a stunning victory in the Arroyo Grande mayor’s seat, trumping incumbent Tony Ferrara by 95 votes, according to unofficial... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach mayor retains seat by narrow margin

In an unofficial count, Pismo Beach Mayor Shelly Higginbotham held onto her seat by a narrow two vote margin against challenger Kevin Kreowski. In Paso Robles, Councilman John Hamon and newcomer Jim Reed won the two open seats. Reed finished... (Continue reading)

The new Dave Congalton

CalCoastNews co-founder and senior correspondent Daniel Blackburn will be filling in for Dave Congalton from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday on KVEC 920 AM, Hometown Radio. On-air personality Congalton is off the air for several weeks while he recovers... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach mayor race separated by one vote

The battle between incumbent Shelly Higginbotham and challenger Kevin Kreowski for the Pismo Beach mayor seat is close with Higginbotham ahead by one vote and just eight votes remaining to be counted. There are enough votes separating the city council... (Continue reading)

Will the real demagogues please stand up?

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Usually, those unusually insipid things we read so regularly in our local daily newspaper come and go from our thoughts like the pat of a subway groper. Until Joe. Look, I’ll say from the start that... (Continue reading)

Ferrara now chasing write-in Hill

By DANIEL BLACKBURN At the tail end of a race he never expected to run, Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara will spend the weekend mulling vote totals announced by county voting officials Friday afternoon showing a write-in candidate leading him... (Continue reading)

Updates on the Pismo Beach and Paso Robles races

After counting late ballots on Thursday, several candidates for Pismo Beach and Paso Robles council seats moved ahead of their challengers. However, several races are still too close to call. Pismo Beach Mayor Shelly Higginbotham went from a 15 vote... (Continue reading)



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