Articles Tagged With ‘California Ballot Initiatives’




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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 County coalition rallies against state gas tax

A coalition of conservative-leaning San Luis Obispo County groups rallied in downtown SLO on Monday against the state of California’s new gas tax law. The rally held outside the county courthouse launched a local effort... (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)

California needs an honest initiative system

OPINION by DAN DOW I am deeply saddened that a majority of California voters were misled to believe that the early release of prisoners from state prison would only apply to truly nonviolent crimes. 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)

California gun measure pitting politicians against law enforcement

Proposition 63, a gun control initiative developed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson, is pitting California’s political establishment against numerous law enforcement groups. Polls indicate the politicians have the better hand. [Daily Signal] The ballot measure... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee-backed initiative aims for transparency in California Legislature

A ballot initiative backed by former state sen. Sam Blakeslee and Republican donor Charles Munger, Jr. aims to prevent California lawmakers from ramming through legislation before their colleagues and the public have been given the... (Continue reading)

Porn studios employ California blackout to counter condom initiative

California porn connoisseurs are stumbling into digital barriers which could be impeding them from getting their daily fix. In response to a state ballot measure that calls for requiring adult film performers to wear condoms... (Continue reading)

California pot growers split over marijuana legalization

Due to concerns over potential competition and burdensome regulation, many California marijuana growers plan to vote against the November ballot measure on pot legalization. The initiative is still expected to pass. [Reuters] The California Growers... (Continue reading)

California initiative expected to generate billions in marijuana sales

With a proposed marijuana cultivation ban slated to return to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, some local officials are weighing the potential harm pot farms pose to public health and... (Continue reading)



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