Articles Tagged With ‘Jerry Brown’




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Coastal Commission chief fired in Morro Bay

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At the conclusion of a jam-packed meeting in Morro Bay, the California Coastal Commission voted 7-5 to fire its executive director, Charles Lester. Hundreds of environmentalists and supporters of Lester converged upon the Morro Bay Community Center Wednesday in an... (Continue reading)

Barry LaBarbera elected presiding judge

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San Luis Obispo County Superior Court judges voted last week to elect Barry LaBarbera as presiding judge and Ginger Garrett as assistant presiding judge. LaBarbera and Garret took over the positions immediately following the vote. The election marked the second... (Continue reading)

California Coastal Commission director under fire

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Amid a battle between environmentalists and pro-development commissioners, a move to oust the California Coastal Commission executive director is under way. On Jan. 14, Commission Chair Steve Kinsey informed Executive Director Charles Lester that the 12-member panel will consider whether... (Continue reading)

$10 minimum wage set to begin in California

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The minimum wage in California will increase by $1 to $10 per hour on New Years. California and Massachusetts will become the first two states in the country to mandate a $10 minimum wage, according to the National Conference of... (Continue reading)

SLO judge appointed to California appellate court

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California Governor Jerry Brown has appointed San Luis Obispo Judge Martin Tangeman to a state appellate court. Tangeman, a 62-year-old resident of Cambria, was awarded the role of associate justice of the Second District Court of Appeal, according to a... (Continue reading)

New judge appointed to SLO court

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California Governor Jerry Brown has placed a new judge on the bench in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. Gayle L. Peron, 60, will become a judge after having served as a commissioner in San Luis Obispo since 2006. Commissioners share... (Continue reading)

Governor again reverses parole for SLO skateboard killer

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For the second consecutive year, California Governor Jerry Brown has overturned a decision to parole a San Luis Obispo man, who at 13, used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death. In 2005, Robert Holguin broke into Gerald... (Continue reading)

SLO County cities meeting water use mandates

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Six of the seven cities in San Luis Obispo County are meeting their water conservation targets set by California regulators, according to data released by the State Water Resources Control Board. One city, Grover Beach, did not submit its water... (Continue reading)

California bans smokeless tobacco at ballparks

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that bans smokeless tobacco at all ballparks in the state. [CBS Los Angeles] The new law, AB 768, imposes a ban that Major League Baseball has called for, but failed to deliver... (Continue reading)

California to automatically register drivers to vote

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Saturday that will automatically register state residents to vote when they obtain or renew a driver’s license. [Mercury News] Assembly Bill 1461, which was authored by Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, contains... (Continue reading)



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