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Carpenter asks supervisors to publicly condemn Hill

SLO Councilman Dan Carpenter

OPINION By DAN CARPENTER Open communication from San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Good morning madam Chair and supervisors. My name is Dan Carpenter, I’m a resident of District... (Continue reading)

Hill threatens Carpenter with beat down

Supervisor Adam Hill

By CCN STAFF San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill allegedly threatened to kick a competing campaign candidate’s “ass” if the competitor did not stay away from Hill’s largest donor, according to SLO City Councilman Dan Carpenter. During a Tuesday... (Continue reading)

Gibson, Hill, Tribune got it wrong

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OPINION By DAN CARPENTER After observing most of the public hearing including staff presentation, public comment, and deliberation by the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, I believe the majority made the right decision in upholding the appeal of... (Continue reading)

Hill blowing away field in fundraising race

Supervisor Adam Hill

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill, who is wooing developers, has nearly 10 times as much cash in his reelection war chest as his District 3 challengers have combined in their campaign accounts. In the first... (Continue reading)

SLO council votes unanimously for Styrofoam ban


The San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place a ban on Styrofoam food and drink containers. [Tribune] The ordinance will prohibit restaurants from giving Styrofoam containers to customers. It will also ban the retail sale of Styrofoam... (Continue reading)

Dan Carpenter announces bid for SLO County supervisor seat

San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter announced Friday his candidacy for the San Luis Obispo County supervisor seat currently held by Adam Hill. Earlier this week, Carpenter filed papers required to start campaigning. Carpenter joins former Grover Beach Mayor Debbie... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo residents facing tax fatigue

OPINION By SLO COUNCILMAN DAN CARPENTER On Nov. 4, San Luis Obispo voters will be voting on three local tax/bond measures. A new ½ percent city sales tax (Measure G), a $177 million San Luis Coastal Unified School District bond,... (Continue reading)

SLO councilman rips city’s anti-panhandling campaign

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo city councilman is criticizing the city’s latest attempt to address its homeless problem, calling a recent campaign a fundraising effort for a local nonprofit, rather than a deterrent for aggressive behavior in the... (Continue reading)

Ashbaugh votes in disregard of state ruling

By KAREN VELIE CORRECTION: John Ashbaugh does not own property in the airport area. He  does own property in a focus area of the land use update and because of that the FPPC had ruled that he could not vote... (Continue reading)

SLO Council discusses employee pay study

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo City Council has weighed and accepted the validity of a study that suggests 50 percent of city employees are underpaid. In preparation for upcoming union negotiations, the council opted Tuesday to accept the... (Continue reading)

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