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Pismo Beach mayor race separated by one vote

The battle between incumbent Shelly Higginbotham and challenger Kevin Kreowski for the Pismo Beach mayor seat is close with Higginbotham ahead by one vote and just eight votes remaining to be counted. There are enough votes separating the city council... (Continue reading)

Hill overtaking Ferrara in A.G. mayor race

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A spectacular political upset may be brewing in the colorful race for the mayor’s seat in the village of Arroyo Grande, with write-in candidate Jim Hill gaining substantial ground Thursday on longtime incumbent Tony Ferrara as county... (Continue reading)

Painting the town neon yellow

OPINION by COLLEEN MARTIN I have worked on local campaigns for twenty years. I have never experienced anything like the Arroyo Grande write-in Jim Hill campaign. The write-in campaign brought together campaigners from all walks of life. None of the... (Continue reading)

More than 22,600 votes not yet counted

UPDATE: The number of votes not yet counted has risen to 24,948 votes because of election night non-processed votes. District 4 has 5,215 ballots remaining to be counted, Arroyo Grande has 2,095, Pismo Beach has 855 and Paso Robles has... (Continue reading)

And the 2014 winners are . . .

Here we are, live in CalCoastNews Election Central, waiting for the first returns to be posted. Check with us throughout the evening as we report on the results from today’s election. And feel free to add comments as we go... (Continue reading)

Democratic party losing members in SLO County

The number of voters in San Luis Obispo County registered Democratic has fallen over the past six years while Republicans hold their own and Independents increase in numbers. [Tribune] Between 2008 and 2014, the number of Democrats in the county... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande City Council should bow out of the parade

OPINION By MIKE BRENNLER Please allow me to weigh in on the Steve Adams, Teresa McClish and Tony Ferrara fiasco, as it relates to the upcoming Harvest Festival. It is clear that there are many Arroyo Grande residents who are... (Continue reading)

Could 2014 be the lowest primary turnout to date?

Political strategist are projecting the voter turnout for the June 3 primary to be California’s lowest-ever in a primary for governor. [MercuryNews] With only two top contenders vying to be on the November ticket with Gov. Jerry Brown and general... (Continue reading)

Fire authority blames voters for parcel tax failure

By JOSH FRIEDMAN After 60 percent of voters rejected a parcel tax initiative for firefighting services, the Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) took to Facebook to blame its fiscal woes on South County property owners. On Friday, the votes were... (Continue reading)

Yee’s arrests changes California Secretary of State race

Following the arrest of Sen. Leland Yee, Democratic state Sen. Alex Padilla picked up the bulk of Yee’s supporters and now trails Republican Pete Peterson by 11 percent, according to a new field poll. Previously, Peterson led the pack and... (Continue reading)



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