Articles Tagged With ‘Dan Carpenter’




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Media collusion cultivates corruption

Adam Hill

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Let’s not parse words: the local daily newspaper is the leading cause of widespread governmental corruption so widely associated with San Luis Obispo County. This truism was driven home Sunday morning when The Tribune’s editorial board... (Continue reading)

SLO won’t give voters $20 to spend on candidates

SLO Councilman Dan Carpenter

After Councilman Dan Carpenter changed his position, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to put a halt to a plan to create a democracy voucher system. The council previously endorsed the proposed scheme in which the city... (Continue reading)

Politicians call foul over deceptive ads

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By KAREN VELIE Several Central Coast politicians are calling foul to this years barrage of deceptive political ads. In the race for Congress, a politician is accused of placing ads that exaggerate his accomplishments, while in the race for San... (Continue reading)

No Hill in Avila Beach, debate civil

Dan Carpenter and Debbie Peterson

By KAREN VELIE The Avila Beach Community Center was packed during Thursday night’s San Luis Obispo County District 3 supervisor debate, the first of the political season. The debate was unmoderated, without time limits and included only questions from members... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill to skip first county supervisor debate

Adam Hill, photo by Daniel Blackburn

The incumbent District 3 San Luis Obispo County supervisor is expected to be a no-show at the year’s first debate between candidates seeking a seat on the board of supervisors. Supervisor Adam Hill says the person sponsoring the debate is... (Continue reading)

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

San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter

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

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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)



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