Articles Tagged With ‘Frank Mecham’




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SLO County supervisors put sales tax on the ballot

UPDATE: Video of the confrontation between supervisors Adam Hill and Lynn Compton at the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor meeting on July 19 at the bottom of the article. ORIGINAL: Following a brief argument between supervisors Adam Hill... (Continue reading)

John Peschong announces run for SLO County supervisor

John Peschong

Small business owner and political strategist John Peschong announced Tuesday that he plans to run for the San Luis Obispo County District 1 supervisor seat. Peschong will be campaigning to replace Supervisor Frank Mecham, who announced plans to retire earlier... (Continue reading)

SLO County groundwater regulations approved

Frank Mecham

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors narrowly approved a package of regulations Tuesday that will restrict groundwater usage in multiple unincorporated areas of the county. On a 3-2 vote, supervisors Bruce Gibson, Adam Hill and Frank Mecham voted... (Continue reading)

Hill blasts Mecham; then the two agree on vote

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A week after San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Frank Mecham removed his fellow board member Adam Hill from a leadership position, Hill lashed out at Mecham during a discussion on water use regulations. Despite receiving the verbal... (Continue reading)

Thank you Supervisor Mecham

OPINION By JOHN TEXEIRA I want to thank Supervisor Frank Mecham for the actions he took at the last San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting. As a resident of Paso Robles, I am very proud of my supervisor.... (Continue reading)

A brickbat for the Tribune

OPINION By KEITH GURNEE Shame on the Tribune’s editorial and Bruce Gibson’s Viewpoint rant for totally missing the mark on the leadership changes on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. Anyone who attended that meeting would have been... (Continue reading)

Mecham’s abdication cheered, chided

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A bombshell announcement at Tuesday’s county supervisors’ board meeting has two of its members seething, two others grappling with their abrupt elevation to leadership stature, and its former chairman content with his unprecedented action. First District Supervisor... (Continue reading)

Hill ousted; Arnold, Compton take leadership

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Amid allegations of sexism and a good old boys’ club, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Frank Mecham stepped down as board chairman in order to promote Supervisor Debbie Arnold to chair and Supervisor Lynn Compton to vice... (Continue reading)

Open letter to Supervisor Frank Mecham

OPINION BY JULIE TACKER, I first want to say thank you for amending tomorrow’s meeting agenda to add public comment for the items that were on the Jan. 5 special meeting agenda. I also want to point out that this... (Continue reading)

Public speaking now encouraged in SLO County?

New chairman of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Frank Mecham has made changes to board meetings, which include easing restrictions on public participation. At the board’s first regular meeting of 2015, Mecham reorganized the seating alignment of... (Continue reading)



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