Articles Tagged With ‘COLAB’




Adam Hill attempts to stifle public comment

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill accused Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business (COLAB) spokesman Mike Brown of bringing “bloviating foolishness” to meetings of the board of supervisors. Hill made the remark while calling... (Continue reading)

Mecham’s abdication cheered, chided

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A bombshell announcement at Tuesday’s county supervisors’ board meeting has two of its members seething, two others grappling with their abrupt elevation to leadership stature, and its former chairman content with his... (Continue reading)

Hill concerned with “local fringe”

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is requesting citizen input about a “local fringe.” Last week, Hill appointed human resources consultant Betsey Nash to the county Civil Service Commission. Prior to the appointment, the... (Continue reading)

Supervisors battle property advocates on ag ordinance

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is trying to finalize revisions to a contentious “ag cluster” ordinance before Debbie Arnold replaces Jim Patterson in January. [Tribune] Proposed changes to the ordinance make it... (Continue reading)

County prevails again in COLAB smart growth suit

A state appellate court upheld an earlier ruling Tuesday that San Luis Obispo County did not need to prepare an environmental impact report when adopting its smart-growth policies. [SLO Tribune] The 2nd District Court of... (Continue reading)

The truth about COLAB

OPINION BY ANDY CALDWELL COLAB has recently been attacked in the media by County Supervisor Adam Hill, because in our opinion, we threaten to expose and oppose policies that are not beneficial to county residents.... (Continue reading)

Emails reveal Hill’s battle with COLAB and Blakeslee

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s continuing battle with state Senator Sam Blakeslee and the Coalition for Labor, Agriculture and Business (COLAB) came to light Tuesday following the release of emails under a California... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill apologizes to COLAB

District 3 San luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill  issued the following statement Wednesday afternoon: “I want to apologize to the COLAB members who took offense to my recent, admittedly strident generalizations about racism. “I... (Continue reading)

COLAB sues over wildlife guidelines

A group of business owners is suing Ventura County over an environmental policy passed by the Board of Supervisors in April. The policy, adopted to protect plants and animals, requires land owners to produce environmental... (Continue reading)

Hill to Blakeslee: “This is a new low”

State Senator Sam Blakeslee (R-San Luis Obispo) is postponing a Paso Robles fundraiser scheduled for next week after San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill criticized the event. [Tribune] Hill sent Blakeslee an email on... (Continue reading)