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SLO County Sheriff Ian Parkinson sued over tampons

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday against San Luis Obispo County, Sheriff Ian Parkinson and the sheriff’s department, alleging civil rights violations of female inmates over the alleged failure to provide tampons to women who are menstruating. [Cal Coast Times] State... (Continue reading)

SLO County selects new public works director, Hill back at work

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to do a background check and attempt to negotiate a contract with the board’s undisclosed choice for the job of public works director. [Cal Coast Times] In Nov. 2017, the... (Continue reading)

David Boyer enters race for SLO County assessor seat

Former deputy assessor David Boyer announced last week that he is running against San Luis Obispo County Assessor Tom Bordonaro for the county assessor seat. [Cal Coast Times] Boyer, 43, worked as a deputy assessor for five years before recently... (Continue reading)

Fact check: Did SLO County ban investments in marijuana farms?

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors did not vote Tuesday to “tweak the county’s marijuana ordinance,” to disallow selling application rights, despite claims by the Tribune and a marijuana consultant. While it takes at least four votes to... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Compton leads in race for campaign contributions

With two San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor seats up for grabs, the five candidates running are raking in cash, collecting endorsements and fervently campaigning. [Cal Coast Times] Campaign finance reports for the second half of 2017 show San... (Continue reading)

Is Supervisor Adam Hill motivated by empathy or greed?

Self-professed concerns for the poor along with mental health issues have allegedly caused San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill to take a leave of absence from his job, but his history as an elected county official suggests his objectives... (Continue reading)

Holland family donates $50,000 to opponents of Parkinson and Dow

The family of the Atascadero man who died in San Luis Obispo County Jail after being strapped in a restraint chair for more than 46 hours has contributed $25,000 to the challenger in the county sheriff race and another $25,000... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors seek to sweeten Adam Hill

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor voted 4-0 Tuesday to bring back options for curtailing Supervisor Adam Hill’s threats and abuses against constituents. Hill was absent from the meeting. Specifically, the board is looking to develop a code... (Continue reading)

Another Adam Hill blowup, this one over a Tribune opinion

Less than a month after losing the board chairmanship because of allegations of bullying and a lack of decorum, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill sent a string of Facebook messages chastising a Pismo Beach man over his commentary... (Continue reading)

Greg Clayton to challenge Ian Parkinson in sheriff’s race

Retired San Luis Obispo police officer and long time private investigator Greg Clayton announced Friday that he is running against San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson for the county’s top law enforcement seat. [Cal Coast Times] Following the death... (Continue reading)

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