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New SLO County council members sworn in

Two newly elected mayors took their oaths of office in San Luis Obispo County Monday, as did a new San Luis Obispo councilman who holds the swing vote on a controversial development plan. Swearing in ceremonies for mayors and council... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles council to appoint member to vacant seat

The Paso Robles City Council is expected to fill a vacant seat by appointing a fifth council member at its upcoming meeting, rather than opting to hold a special election. [Tribune] Council member Steve Martin ran unopposed for mayor, and... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach mayoral challenger vying for recount

A recount may be in order for the Pismo Beach mayoral race, which incumbent Shelly Higginbotham won by a margin of just two votes. Challenger Kevin Kreowski is vying for a recount, and a supporter of his has mounted an... (Continue reading)

Capps edges Mitchum in testy congressional campaign

Democratic Rep. Lois Capps won yet another election Tuesday, but she hardly cruised to victory as she has done many times in the past. Capps narrowly edged Republican challenger Chris Mitchum, who had far less financial backing, yet still managed... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles, Pismo Beach races too close to call

Several candidates are bunched closely together in the Paso Robles and Pismo Beach city council races, leaving the elections in both cities too close to call at the conclusion of Tuesday night’s vote count. The San Luis Obispo County Clerk... (Continue reading)

Developers weigh in on SLO elections

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Several developers with projects under consideration by the San Luis Obispo City Council are injecting cash into the election campaigns of two incumbents who have recently supported their development from behind the dais and a county official... (Continue reading)

Can sex industry proceeds land a California water district seat?

The original owner of the domain name sex.com is spending at a record pace to grab a government post in Silicon Valley. [Mercury News] Palo Alto resident Gary Kremen, who sold the sex.com domain in 2006 for $15 million, is... (Continue reading)

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)



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