Articles Tagged With ‘ballot measures’




Fire tax flub allows for voting as ballots are counted

Property owners in Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach and Oceano who have yet to vote on a firefighting assessment measure can still do so, even as ballots are counted. The Five Cities Fire Authority is proposing a $66 fee on all... (Continue reading)

SLO sales tax renewal lacking needed support

The San Luis Obispo City Council majority must muster four votes in order to place a renewal of its half-cent sales tax on the November ballot. But, as of Tuesday night, only three council members support doing so. At a... (Continue reading)

Investor trying to split California into six states

San Luis Obispo County would join Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties to form the state of West California, if voters support the initiative of a Silicon Valley investor. [LA Times] Venture capitalist Tim Draper held a news conference... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande considering city charter

The Arroyo Grande City Council has created a committee to explore the idea of becoming a charter city in order to cut costs. The council decided in December to establish an 11-member committee that would make recommendations as to the... (Continue reading)