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Hill threatens Carpenter with beat down

Supervisor Adam Hill

By CCN STAFF San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill allegedly threatened to kick a competing campaign candidate’s “ass” if the competitor did not stay away from Hill’s largest donor, according to SLO City Councilman Dan Carpenter. During a Tuesday... (Continue reading)

Sacramento attorney probing SLO County citizens

AG City Council 6

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Sacramento attorney is probing political opponents of developer Nick Tompkins, as well as allies of Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill, prompting some to denounce the effort as a campaign to suppress public participation in local government.... (Continue reading)

The slandering of John Mack

AG City Council 6

OPINION by OTIS PAGE Why I believe Planning Commissioner John Mack was slandered — a malicious act to disgrace him in the Nov. 10 meeting of the Arroyo Grande City Council. Let me explain as follows: The three Council members... (Continue reading)

Are Arroyo Grande Council members good stewards?

Arroyo Grande City Council

OPINION by LEANN AKINS What does it mean to be a steward in terms of a leadership position? The definition of stewardship is the management or care of something. Let’s zero in on the ideas of careful and responsible management... (Continue reading)

McCarthy drops out of house speaker race

Kevin McCarthy

Republican California Congressman Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn from the race to become speaker of the house despite being the leading candidate for the position. McCarthy made the announcement Thursday shortly before House Republicans were going to vote on their nominee... (Continue reading)

Arsonists set fire to California Planned Parenthood


Arsonists used gasoline to set fire to a Thousand Oaks Planned Parenthood office Wednesday night, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. [LA Times] At about 11:30 p.m., a fire alarm sounded at the Planned Parenthood office in the 1200... (Continue reading)

Tribune columnist is a paid lobbyist

Tom Fulks

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A regularly-featured columnist for San Luis Obispo County’s daily newspaper, who is a vocal critic of a controversial rail spur project proposed by Phillips 66, is a paid lobbyist for at least two entities poised to benefit... (Continue reading)

McCarthy in line to be speaker of the house

Kevin McCarthy

House Speaker John Boehner announced Friday that he is resigning, making Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Californian, the leading candidate to claim the most powerful job in Congress. [LA Times] McCarthy’s district includes Bakersfield and most of Kern and Tulare... (Continue reading)

Organize and mobilize for a better future

Jim Griffin

OPINION By JIM GRIFFIN We’re now well into the beginning stages of the 2016 presidential election cycle and the “debates” are beginning. Attack ads are already appearing, scandals are unfolding and skeletons in closets exposed. Right wing fanatics seeing who... (Continue reading)

Caltrans needs to go on a staffing diet

Senator John Moorlach

OPINION By SENATOR JOHN MOORLACH This year, the majority Democratic Party found new ways to spend the $6 billion to $9 billion in additional tax revenue, passing the largest state budget in California history. Funding to fix our roads and... (Continue reading)

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