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Mitchum sues Capps over TV ad

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The recent Republican challenger to Central Coast Congresswoman Lois Capps has filed suit against her, alleging that the Democratic Rep. defamed him in a television ad that altered the outcome of last year’s election. Capps defeated Chris... (Continue reading)

Hill’s support base dwindling

OPINION By STEW JENKINS The San Luis Obispo Tribune thankfully evolved into a Liberal Newspaper after McClatchy purchased it from Knight-Ridder. Liberal or conservative, it is difficult to accept the editorial board republishing in its Feb. 6 editorial the political... (Continue reading)

Jordan Cunningham announces run for Katcho’s seat

Former San Luis Obispo County deputy district attorney and Templeton Unified School District Trustee Jordan Cunningham announced his candidacy for California State Assembly. Cunningham is seeking to replace the termed-out 35th Assembly District Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian. “I have kept criminals... (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)

Video of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Board coup

By DANIEL BLACKBURN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Chairman Frank Mecham steps down, offers the board’s leadership to colleague Debbie Arnold, and the vice-chair to new supervisor Lynn Compton. Mecham’s unexpected move is not appreciated by fellow board members Adam... (Continue reading)

Gibson, Hill get verbal lashings

San Luis Obispo County residents teed off on supervisors Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill Tuesday morning, possibly swaying the board majority to rethink its decision to place Hill in a leadership role. Public speakers took aim at Gibson for manipulating... (Continue reading)

Robert Cuddy does not speak in facts

OPINION By LEANN AKINS Perspective is a difficult thing to argue against, and that is precisely what Robert Cuddy’s opinion piece “January 1 didn’t erase 2014’s wounds in Arroyo Grande” attempts to do. Perspective depends on a person’s opinion, which... (Continue reading)

A new county board and a new attitude

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Out with the old; in with the new, it’s a new year. Jan. 5 brought a new attitude to San Luis Obispo County government as the District 4 supervisor’s switched places. Caren Ray left the office... (Continue reading)

Californians get 900 new laws

On New Year’s Day California will have 900 new laws including one that allows drivers licenses for undocumented workers and several that help protect against online bullying. Here are some of the new laws: Law against posting private nude photos... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews’ top stories of 2014

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A late night rendezvous in the Arroyo Grande City Hall led to neighbors battling neighbor’s over the makeup of the Arroyo Grande City Council. Exposure of the coverup commenced the longest-running most contentious story of 2014. Yet... (Continue reading)



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