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




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Adam Hill must go

Jim Duenow

OPINION by JIM DUENOW The election season is upon us and I fear disasters are in store for us. The worst will be the likely reelection of Adam Hill for the District 3 San Luis Obispo County supervisor seat. The... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors endorse sales tax hike

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has given initial support toward placing a countywide half-cent sales tax on the November ballot. The tax initiative is intended to fund transportation projects and reduce traffic congestion. On Tuesday, the board... (Continue reading)

SLO County seeking sales tax increase

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San Luis Obispo County officials have endorsed a half-cent sales tax initiative that may appear on the November ballot. The aim of the sales tax measure is too reduce traffic congestion. [Tribune] Last week, the San Luis Obispo Council of... (Continue reading)

Who win$ if state controls Paso Robles water basin?

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Editor’s Note: This is first in a two-part series examining economic rewards tied to North County water. Cindy Steinbeck’s letter is at the bottom of this article. By DANIEL BLACKBURN A quiet but frenetic land rush in the North County... (Continue reading)

SLO County presses on with Diablo desal plan

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to move ahead with plans to pipe water from the Diablo Canyon desalination plant to a South County water system. The board authorized spending $900,000 on project planning and... (Continue reading)

Gibson attempts to turn Paso basin over to the state

Supervisor Bruce Gibson

Editor’s Note: A video of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson asking to give the state control of the Paso Robles basin follows the article. By DANIEL BLACKBURN One of the most outspoken advocates of a failed North County... (Continue reading)

Proposed Templeton mental health hospital gains approval

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a proposed mental health hospital in Templeton following an appeal of the county Planning Commission’s Jan. 14 approval. Harvey and Melanie Billig are planning to build a... (Continue reading)

SLO County moves ahead with Laura’s Law

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has declared it plans to adopt Laura’s Law, a state program that allows judges to order mentally ill individuals into treatment. On Tuesday, the supervisors endorsed a resolution on implementing the program.... (Continue reading)

SLO County considering cloud seeding

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At a hearing on water supply options for South County, a public works official said San Luis Obispo County staffers are looking into the possibility of increasing rainfall by cloud seeding. [Tribune] Cloud seeding is a type of weather modification... (Continue reading)

Who benefits from a water district?

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More than two years ago, CalCoastNews published the first of a three-part series, “Eyes on Your Water,” examining the people, the politics, and the provable prevarications behind the proposed Paso Robles Basin water district. The series, written by Senior Correspondent... (Continue reading)



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