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John Shoals running for Grover Beach mayor

Former mayor of Grover Beach John Shoals announced Monday that he is running to reclaim the city’s mayoral seat. Shoals served on the Grover Beach City Council from 2008 to 2012, including four stints as mayor. He was termed out... (Continue reading)

New candidate running for Arroyo Grande council

Longtime Arroyo Grande resident Barbara Harmon announced this week that she is running for a city council seat. Harmon has lived in Arroyo Grande for nearly 30 years and has served on the city’s architectural review committee since December 2013.... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach mayor running for reelection

Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson has announced that she is running for reelection. Peterson, a real estate broker, served four years as a Grover Beach councilwoman prior to running for mayor. She won the mayoral seat in 2012 with 75... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande could become charter city

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place an initiative on the November ballot that will allow voters to make Arroyo Grande a charter city. [Tribune] Becoming a charter city allow Arroyo Grande officials to draft their own... (Continue reading)

McCarthy elected majority leader

Central California Congressman Kevin McCarthy now holds the second ranking position in the U.S. House of Representatives. House Republicans elected McCarthy, 49, majority leader Thursday. McCarthy now only trails Speaker John Boehner in the House pecking order. “I am humbled... (Continue reading)

Vote count complete in SLO County but Morro Bay council race undecided

San Luis Obispo county elections officials have counted all of the votes cast in the 2014 primary election, but the results of the Morro Bay city council race are still unclear. Newcomers Matt Makowetski and John Headding finished first and... (Continue reading)

One in 10 California voters pick Leland Yee for secretary of state

Approximately 10 percent of Californians who voted in the secretary of state primary election selected alleged crime boss Leland Yee as their choice to become the state’s next chief elections officer. Yee, a suspended state senator, is currently out on... (Continue reading)

Election is just one day away

The 2014 California primary election will take place Tuesday, and several local offices are up for grabs. San Luis Obispo County’s testiest races are the battles for the District 4 county supervisor seat and the district attorney’s seat. Appointed incumbent... (Continue reading)

Supervisor candidates tussle in Nipomo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Caren Ray is warning voters about big money donors, Lynn Compton is making no bones about being Republican and Mike Byrd is facing a charge of unethical behavior for offering an opinion during a debate. Those revelations... (Continue reading)

Battle for SLO supervisor seat prompts illegal signs

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A sitting San Luis Obispo County supervisor seeking to keep her seat has dozens of campaign signs placed on county and state property in violation of the law. Typically, candidates get permission from supporters to place signs... (Continue reading)



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