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Opportunities in voting for Arroyo Grande’s City Council candidates

LeAnn Akins

OPINION by LEANN AKINS Voting is an economic decision because the act of voting can be directly tied to the idea of opportunity costs. Every choice we make involves the idea of “opportunity cost.” Whether we choose one ice cream... (Continue reading)

Baby boomer to millennials, get out and vote

Diane Griffin-Duenow

OPINION by DIANE GRIFFIN-DUENOW Dear millennials: If you think this presidential election is a “joke” and will not affect you, listen-up! We baby-boomers are retiring and past our earning years. You, on the other hand, are just getting started as... (Continue reading)

Is 2016 the year that…?

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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)

Cayucos fire tax to appear on June ballot

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Cayucos fire officials are trying to stave off dissolution of the community’s fire department by asking voters to pass a tax in June. The tax would raise the assessment on single-family homes in Cayucos from $100 a year to $500... (Continue reading)

Proposed Paso Robles water district trampled by voters

Supervisor Debbie Arnold

Correction: The number of Measure B-16 votes for the formation of the district was 753 and the votes against the district 2,643. In a crushing loss to large North County agribusiness interests, 77.83 percent of landowners above the Paso Robles... (Continue reading)

Few ballots cast on proposed Paso Robles water district

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Less then 12 percent of the mail-in-ballots to approve funding for a proposed Paso Robles basin water district had been returned to San Luis Obispo County as of Friday afternoon, or 865 of 7,313 ballots. It requires a two thirds... (Continue reading)

California to automatically register drivers to vote

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Saturday that will automatically register state residents to vote when they obtain or renew a driver’s license. [Mercury News] Assembly Bill 1461, which was authored by Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, contains... (Continue reading)



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