Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County’




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SLO County schools concerned with post-election hate speech

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In the aftermath of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in last month’s election, the superintendent of San Luis Obispo County schools is warning local students against demonstrating racism and using hate speech. [Tribune] Though it does not appear the incidents resulted... (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)

Employee costs and pension liabilities accelerating in SLO

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By JOSH FRIEDMAN The city of San Luis Obispo’s unfunded pension liabilities have risen to $126 million, more than the rest of the cities in SLO County combined. After the bottom fell out of the housing market, the majority of... (Continue reading)

Speeding thieves nearly rear-end cop on Highway 101

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Eight Santa Maria residents traveling in a stolen SUV nearly rear-ended an officer Monday evening on Highway 101 after coming up behind his vehicle at a speed of 94 mph. [KSBY] After evading an accident, the police officer stopped the... (Continue reading)

PG&E to pay local agencies more for Diablo Canyon closure

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PG&E has upped its financial settlement offer, proposing to dole out $85 million, rather than $49.5 million, to compensate local government agencies that stand to lose tax revenue as a result of the planned closure of Diablo Canyon power plant.... (Continue reading)

Talking turkey at Thanksgiving in the year of Trump

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Opinion by Steve Brody, Ph.D. Whether here in SLO County or New York City, a good therapist doesn’t tell you what you want to hear. He tells you what you need to know. So after specializing in couples therapy for... (Continue reading)

SLO County Democratic leadership bows to pressure

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By KAREN VELIE After a large group of people who oppose a plan to suppress other Democratic clubs from independently endorsing candidates or measures signed a petition, the San Luis Obispo County Democratic Central Committee voted 16-2 on Monday not... (Continue reading)

SLO County Democratic Central Committee seeking to suppress

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By KAREN VELIE A group of Democrats are planning to voice their disapproval Monday night over the San Luis Obispo County Democratic Central Committee’s plan to pass an amendment to their bylaws that purporting will strip other Democratic clubs of... (Continue reading)

Andrea Seastrand declared California’s taxfighter of the year

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The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) named former congresswoman and San Luis Obisop County resident, Andrea Seastrand, the “2016 Taxfighter of the Year.” Seastrand currently serves as the president of the Central Coast Taxpayers Association (CCTA). She recently led the... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisor board composition to change

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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)



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