Articles Tagged With ‘ballot measures’




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Should California legalize magic mushrooms?

A Central Coast man aims to parlay the statewide vote to legalize marijuana into making California the first state to legalize psychedelic mushrooms. Kevin Saunders, a mayoral candidate in the Monterey County town of Marina,... (Continue reading)

SLO voters shoot down nondiscrimination in housing measure

In a special election in which only a quarter of city voters participated, the San Luis Obispo electorate shot down an initiative aimed at permanently putting an end to SLO’s dormant rental inspection program. The... (Continue reading)

DA’s office and city of SLO feud over ballot measure

A feud has broken out between the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office and the city of San Luis Obispo over the city’s upcoming special election. The districts attorney’s Office says it appears the... (Continue reading)

Lawmaker files initiative to repeal California gas tax

California voters may have a say on the gas tax increase that Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law. Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) filed an initiative on Friday that calls for the repeal of... (Continue reading)

SLO to hold special election as city battles to keep inspecting rentals

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Rather than adopting a non-discrimination in housing ordinance and staving off a special election, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to send the ongoing dispute over a rental inspection... (Continue reading)

Crime rising in SLO, but violent crime down

Crime in San Luis Obispo increased by 11 percent in 2016, according to the city’s police department. Violent crime, however, decreased by 7 percent. On Friday, the San Luis Obispo Police Department issued a news... (Continue reading)

Special election on SLO rental inspections still looms

Though the San Luis Obispo City Council is currently in the process of repealing the city’s controversial rental inspection ordinance, it appears the council must soon choose between adopting an alternative ordinance pushed by opponents... (Continue reading)

SLO Council votes to repeal rental inspection ordinance

Faced with a looming special election, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to repeal the city’s controversial rental inspection ordinance. A second vote at an upcoming council meeting is necessary for the... (Continue reading)

Federal, state and local election results

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following a turbulent 2016 election cycle, Republican billionaire Donald Trump has been hired, and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has not been fired. Trump, a political novice, defeated former secretary... (Continue reading)

Government continues to scam taxpayers

OPINION by LAURA MORDAUNT Right now in Sacramento, the men and women you sent there to protect you will be asked to vote after the Nov. 8 election to formalize the removal of road repair... (Continue reading)



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