Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’




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Will the new county board majority take charge?

Mike Brown

OPINION by MICHAEL F. BROWN Editor’s note: A column by Republican Mike Brown will run in CalCoastNews every other Thursday, rotating with a column by Democrat Stew Jenkins. One of the institutional weaknesses of California’s Board of Supervisor form of... (Continue reading)

John Peschong takes seat on board of supervisors

Supervisor John Peschong

John Peschong took the oath of office and was seated on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Supervisors Debbie Arnold and Adam Hill, who were reelected last year, took the oath alongside Peschong. Peschong replaced outgoing... (Continue reading)

Nipomo marijuana dispensary proponents lose legal battle

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The owners of Ethnobotanica, a marijuana service seeking to open a pot shop in Nipomo, lost a lawsuit they filed against San Luis Obispo County over the board of supervisors’ decision to reject a proposed brick and mortar dispensary in... (Continue reading)

SLO County reform and community resurgence

Mike Brown

OPINION by MIKE BROWN Editor’s note: A column by Republican Mike Brown will run in CalCoastNews every other Thursday, rotating with a column by Democrat Stew Jenkins. In 2017, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will have an... (Continue reading)

SLO supervisors decline pay raises

Supervisor Lynn Compton

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors dashed any immediate hopes of higher wages in a 3-2 vote on Tuesday with supervisors Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill dissenting. County staff recommended the supervisors approve a 3.5 percent pay raise... (Continue reading)

County supervisors double ‘affordable housing’ fees

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A divided San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to double in-lieu fees that developers must pay when they build homes that are not considered “affordable housing.” Supervisors Bruce Gibson, Adam Hill and Frank Mecham voted for the... (Continue reading)

Hundreds of marijuana growers register with SLO County

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More than 400 marijuana growers, the majority of whom are based in eastern San Luis Obispo County, have met a deadline to register their grows with county officials. The recent passage of marijuana legalization initiative Prop. 64 grants individuals the... (Continue reading)

County supervisors vote to support workforce housing

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By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on Tuesday to approve a program aimed at providing more workforce housing. Supervisors Lynn Compton, Debbie Arnold and Frank Mecham voted in favor of the program while... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisor board composition to change

Supervisor John Peschong

Special to CCN by Katelyn Piziali and Will Peischel John Peschong won the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors District 1 seat Tuesday changing the future makeup of the board to three solid Republicans and two closely aligned Democrats.... (Continue reading)

Peschong takes countywide fundraising lead

Supervisor John Peschong

Despite being the last person to enter the 2016 San Luis Obispo County supervisor races, political consultant John Peschong has raised more money than all other candidates. Peschong, the front runner in the District 1 race, has raised nearly five... (Continue reading)



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