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Hill blowing away field in fundraising race

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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)

Kelly Gearhart appeals guilty plea, sentencing

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By KAREN VELIE Former Atascadero developer Kelly Gearhart plead guilty to money laundering and wire fraud, was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison last week, and Monday he filed a notice of appeal. According to the notice, Gearhart plans... (Continue reading)

Measure G and developer subsidies

OPINION By RICHARD SCHMIDT San Luis Obispo is launching a radical change in who pays development’s infrastructure costs, and this is intimately related to Measure G, the city sales tax on November’s ballot. Simply stated, if you vote for Measure... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews’ top stories of 2012

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF “Law enforcement officers have names for the girls offering them sex on the beat: Badge Bunny. Holster Sniffer. Uniform Jumper. Handcuff Hugger. In Paso Robles, brethren in blue have one more: The Chief.” And with those words... (Continue reading)

SLO Brew move gains council approval

After months of debate, the San Luis Obispo City Council approved the relocation of SLO Brewing Company to Higuera Street on a core block of downtown. SLO Brew will move half a block from 1119 Garden Street to 736/738 Higuera... (Continue reading)

Price Canyon development agreement gains approval

The Pismo Beach Planning Commission voted 3-2 to approve a development agreement with the owners of a Price Canyon development which allows a greater degree of certainty that the project will move forward. Approval of the development agreement requires city... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach developer files lawsuit against county board

A Pismo Beach developer filed a lawsuit against the San Luis Obispo County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) saying members of the board abused their authority in order to promote their own political careers. [Tribune] In March, LAFCO members voted... (Continue reading)

Oxnard corruption probe shows abuse, but no arrests

A nearly two-year criminal probe of Oxnard by the Ventura County District Attorney’s office ended last week with no charges or arrests, even though the investigators found “serious financial abuses.” [VenturaCountyStar] In the 99-page report, investigators describe lax accounting and... (Continue reading)

Tompkins rethinking Arroyo Grande project

A proposal to build a shopping center anchored by a grocery store on Grand Avenue was sent back to the drawing board by request of the developer at Tuesday’s Arroyo Grande Council meeting. “It is a step in the right... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande grocery store battle delayed

Promoters of a controversial grocery store project in Arroyo Grande asked the council to allow them a two-week continuation in order to provide additional information to council members. Developer Nick Tompkins’ current proposal includes a restaurant, two commercial buildings and... (Continue reading)



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