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Is Diablo desal SLO County’s next water source?

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is slated to approve an agreement Tuesday that, in emergency situations, will allow the county’s branch of Cal Fire to purchase desalinated water from Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Pacific Gas & Electric... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s disappearing budget surplus

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Less than six months after the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors awarded extra pay to all employees after staff claimed a $30 million budget surplus, the county is running in a deficit. The county is... (Continue reading)

Shelly Higginbotham running for District 3 supervisor

Pismo Beach Mayor Shelly Higginbotham announced Monday her candidacy for the San Luis Obispo County supervisor seat currently held by Adam Hill. Higginbotham joins San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter, former Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson and Hill in a... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors should vote based on facts, not politics

Open letter to the San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors by Butch Pope Regarding the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting on the Las Pilitas Quarry, it was good to see that some of our supervisors actually read... (Continue reading)

Supervisors vote down Santa Margarita quarry

On a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors rejected a Santa Margarita rock quarry proposal, making litigation the only route remaining for two longtime residents of the rural community to continue pursuing their mining plans.... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles mayor running for supervisor

Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin has announced he is seeking to fill the seat that San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Frank Mecham is vacating. Martin, a Democrat, is the second candidate to enter the race for the 1st District seat.... (Continue reading)

Elected officials need civil discourse

OPINION By DEBBIE PETERSON Disrespect between elected representatives and the public has been a trend statewide. As a planning commissioner, city council member and the first directly-elected female mayor of Grover Beach, and now as a candidate for District 3... (Continue reading)

Paso Councilman John Hamon to run for supervisor

Paso Robles Councilman John Hamon has announced his candidacy for the San Luis Obispo County supervisorial seat that 1st District Supervisor Frank Mecham is vacating. Hamon is the first person to declare intent to run for the North County supervisorial seat... (Continue reading)

Supervisors pass on Paso water district plans to LAFCO

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is asking a local board to approve the creation of a government agency tasked with managing groundwater use in North County’s Paso Robles basin. [Tribune] On a 3-2 vote, the supervisors chose... (Continue reading)

Open letter to SLO County Board of Supervisors

OPINION By GARY KIRKLAND This letter is in regard to the Las Pilitas mine project. Private property rights are a corner stone of a free society in this country. When government tells private property owners what they can and cannot... (Continue reading)



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