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




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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

A confident 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

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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)

Supervisor Adam Hill must go

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OPINION by KEITH GURNEE With Nov. 8 rapidly approaching, all of the elections—national, state, and local– seem more contentious than ever. Such is the case with the local race for District 3 Supervisor where incumbent Adam Hill is facing San... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors reject Laetitia Winery development

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Citing concerns about water use, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors rejected a proposed housing development at Laetitia Vineyard and Winery. Laetitia winery is located on a 1,910-acre property between Arroyo Grande and Nipomo. The vineyard is zoned... (Continue reading)

Rail spur opponents take aim at Peschong

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Ahead of a San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission vote on the proposed Nipomo rail spur, opponents of the oil train project are attempting to seize on the fact that District 1 supervisorial candidate John Peschong has a business relationship... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission again delays rail spur decision

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For the seventh time, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 rail spur project, and for the seventh time, the commission failed to reach a conclusion on the matter. More than seven months... (Continue reading)

SLO County adopts pot farm ban, but lets current growers stay

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Seven weeks in advance of a statewide vote on legalization of marijuana, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors narrowly passed a moratorium on new cannabis grows in the county. However, the urgency ordinance will allow growers who recently... (Continue reading)



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