Articles Tagged With ‘Dan Carpenter’




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Dan Carpenter on the issues facing SLO County

San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER Voters throughout the 3rd District of San Luis Obispo County have already begun voting in the June 7 primary. Many will wait until election day to vote at the polls exercising their right and responsibility to... (Continue reading)

Dan Carpenter is the right choice

Leslie Halls

By LESLIE HALLS According to CalCoastNews, there is no clear favorite in the race for the District 3 San Luis Obispo County Supervisor, with nearly half of the prospective voters undecided just days before the election. While the county government... (Continue reading)

Dee Torres-Hill rips nonprofit volunteer at fundraiser

Dee Torres-Hill

By CCN STAFF Tempers flared Saturday night when Dee Torres-Hill, wife of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill, allegedly confronted a woman and a political opponent of Hill’s during a fundraising dinner for the Senior Nutrition Program. Torres-Hill took... (Continue reading)

Poll shows District 3 supervisor seat up for grabs

Adam Hill

By CCN STAFF The San Luis Obispo County’s District 3 race is close, with none of the candidates likely to garner 50 percent of the votes needed to win the June 7 primary election. If no one gets 50 percent... (Continue reading)

SLO Council approves bonuses for Lichtig and Dietrick

SLO City Manager Katie Lichtig

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve $5,000 retention bonuses for City Manager Katie Lichtig and City Attorney Christine Dietrick. Lichtig has now received bonuses two years in a row, and Dietrick has now received five... (Continue reading)

District 3 Supervisors debate drug testing, oil and taxes

AG Forum

Two San Luis Obispo Supervisor candidates said they would take a drug test if asked, while the third said he was opposed to drug testing because of privacy reasons, during a debate Thursday at the South County Regional Center in... (Continue reading)

Arnold, Hill, Peschong lead campaign contribution battles

John Peschong

Note: Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin posted his campaign finance disclosure after this story was posted. The story has been updated to include Martin’s campaign contributions. By JOSH FRIEDMAN A clear fundraising leader has emerged in each of the three... (Continue reading)

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)



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