Posts Tagged ‘Jim Patterson’


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New Board of Supervisors takes form

Following the swearing in of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Debbie Arnold for her first term and Supervisor Adam Hill for his second, the board voted 3-1 to make Teixeira chair and Gibson vice chair. The vote sets up Gibson... (Continue reading)

Jim Patterson and the California Valley solar ranch

OPINION By ALEX ALEXIEV Fifth District Supervisor Jim Patterson has distributed a campaign brochure touting the fact that he “has led the effort” to approve two solar energy projects and “provide nearly 400 skilled worker positions” at the California Valley... (Continue reading)

Atascadero facing another water rate increase

Atascadero residents could see their water rates go up another 7.5 percent if officials at the Atascadero Mutual Water Company have their way. [AtascaderoNews] On Jan. 11, the Atascadero Mutual Water Company (AMWC) Board will discuss if the rate increase... (Continue reading)

SLO County redistricting battle continues

Amidst heavy public protest, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote today in favor of a controversial redistricting plan that would separate Templeton into three districts. Last week, the Supervisors received 72 pages of letters... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors pull redistricting vote from consent agenda

CORRECTION: A tentative vote was made to support Option B separate from the consent calendar. ORIGINAL STORY: A battle between San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors and an outspoken group of Templeton residents resulted in an agreement to pull... (Continue reading)

Jim Patterson decides to go for three

Jim Patterson announced his intentions Wednesday to break the so-called “5th District curse” and win a third term on the  San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. [Tribune] Both David Blakely and Mike Ryan previously failed in their attempts at... (Continue reading)

Was Sarah Christie right?

County planning commissioner Sarah Christie was forced to step down last December, primarily because the supervisor who originally appointed her–5th District representative Jim Patterson–felt that he and Christie had a basic philosophical disagreement on key policy issues. According to one local... (Continue reading)