Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County’




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John Peschong is the clear choice for District 1

John Peschong

OPINION by JAN HOP San Luis Obispo County is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Residents are passionate about preserving SLO’s unique way of life for ourselves and for the many generations to come. That is why... (Continue reading)

Poll shows Arnold with big lead over Michielssen

Supervisor Debbie Arnold

By CCN STAFF The race for the San Luis Obispo County District 5 supervisor seat looks like its incumbent Supervisor Debbie Arnold’s to lose. Among decided voters, Arnold holds a 22-point lead over rival Eric Michielssen, according to a new... (Continue reading)

Strawberry production down, farmers take a hit

Strawberry farm

By John Lindt, publisher of Sierra 2 the Sea During the past year, acreage dedicated to strawberries in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties is down 25 percent. Acreage dropped from 8,305 in 2015 to 7,100 acres in the... (Continue reading)

SLO County sends out record number of ballots

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San Luis Obispo County is placing about 100,000 ballots in the mail on Monday, a record number for the county. About two thirds of county voters are currently registered to vote by mail. County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong said the total... (Continue reading)

Record breaking year in tourism dollars

Cliffs Resort

San Luis Obispo County brought in $1.58 billion in tourism dollars in 2015, a record breaking year with a 4 percent increase in tourism dollars over 2014. [KSBY] Tourism officials are already planning ways to make next years numbers even... (Continue reading)

Grand Jury investigating Rabobank in money laundering probe

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By KAREN VELIE A federal grand jury is questioning former and current employees of Rabobank branches in San Luis Obispo County as part of an investigation into allegations of money laundering for Mexican drug cartels. Beginning in about 2010, bank... (Continue reading)

Structural problems close Cayucos Vets Hall

Cayucos Vets Hall

The Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, a popular location for weddings and other events, appears to be closing due to structural problems found by building inspectors. The building is used on a daily basis by the Cayucos Lions Club, but... (Continue reading)

Arnold, Hill, Peschong lead campaign contribution battles

John Peschong

Note: Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin posted his campaign finance disclosure after this story was posted. The story has been updated to include Martin’s campaign contributions. By JOSH FRIEDMAN A clear fundraising leader has emerged in each of the three... (Continue reading)

Homeowners sue county over well pollution

SLO Airport

A group of about 50 San Luis Obispo residents plan to sue SLO County, alleging toxic chemicals dumped at the airport polluted their wells. Forty-eight residents, or 20 households, have already filed claims against the county, and more property owners... (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)



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