Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County’




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SLO County supervisors put sales tax on the ballot

Supervisor Adam Hill

UPDATE: Video of the confrontation between supervisors Adam Hill and Lynn Compton at the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor meeting on July 19 at the bottom of the article. ORIGINAL: Following a brief argument between supervisors Adam Hill... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors vote for sales tax initiative

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Despite opposition from San Luis Obispo County supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn Compton, a countywide transportation tax is heading full speed ahead toward the November ballot. The proposed ballot measure calls for a half-cent sales tax to fund transportation projects... (Continue reading)

New area code coming to San Luis Obispo County

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The California Public Utilities Commission is planning to introduce a new area code to the 805, which includes most of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, as well as small portions of Monterey and Kern counties. The 805... (Continue reading)

Planning begins for loss of Diablo Canyon tax revenue

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

Local government agencies are set to lose about $26.75 million in annual revenue as a result of PG&E’s decision to close Diablo Canyon power plant. However, the loss in revenue does not appear to be catastrophic for any one agency.... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s primary election winners

Supervisor Debbie Arnold

Supervisor Debbie Arnold won reelection Tuesday night by a 6 percent margin. The other two county supervisor races are heading to runoffs, and in one of them, Supervisor Adam Hill is at risk of losing his job. In the District... (Continue reading)

Is 2016 the year that…?

Election 2016

Presidential politics have already shown that, in 2016, voters are angry. Might this be the year a seemingly entrenched local official gets voted out? Or will a couple incumbents win big again? 2016 is the year that Rep. Lois Capps’... (Continue reading)

Election Day: Local races to track

Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian

Three of the five San Luis Obispo County supervisor seats are up for grabs Tuesday, albeit two of the races could head to November runoffs. Likewise, two candidates will emerge from a crowded field in the race to replace longtime... (Continue reading)

SLO mail-in ballots contain error

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The envelopes delivered with San Luis Obispo County vote-by-mail ballots incorrectly instruct voters, “Mail early. Postmarks do not count.” After a change in state law, vote-by-mail ballots will now be counted if they are postmarked on election day and reach... (Continue reading)

Only a fourth of SLO County mail in ballots returned

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San Luis Obispo County residents have returned 24,032 of about 100,000 ballots that were mailed out earlier this month. About two thirds of county voters are currently registered to vote by mail. In the last primary election, approximately 60,000 San... (Continue reading)

SLO County renews lodging tax

SLO County Tourism Business Improvement District

A 2 percent tax on hotel stays along much of San Luis Obispo County’s coastline will remain in place for at least one more year and likely much longer. The tax is also collected at motels, vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfasts.... (Continue reading)



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