Articles Tagged With ‘California’




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Is California’s pot tax revenue a bust?

The state of California failed to collect even half of the marijuana tax revenue it was expecting in the first six months of 2018, signaling that much of the state’s cannabis business remains in the black market. [CBS Sacramento] Between... (Continue reading)

Rent control measure is California’s costliest initiative battle

The campaign for and against an initiative that would allow cities and counties to adopt rent control ordinances has emerged as the biggest fundraising battle over a 2018 California ballot measure pitting a large healthcare foundation against the real estate... (Continue reading)

Billionaire drops plan to split California into three states

Following a decision by the California Supreme Court to remove or postpone an initiative on dividing the state in three, the Silicon Valley billionaire behind the measure is giving up his effort to split up California. [Cal Coast Times] Tim... (Continue reading)

Cunningham promotes resolution against Trump’s emission rollbacks

Again breaking rank with his party on an environmental issue, Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) introduced a resolution this week opposing the Trump Administration’s rollbacks of fuel emission standards. [Cal Coast Times] The state of California is currently locked... (Continue reading)

Raise increases Cal Poly president’s base salary to nearly $430,000

Following a system-wide pay increase for California State University executives, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong’s base salary is set to rise to nearly $430,000 a year. [Cal Coast Times] Last week, CSU trustees approved a 3 percent pay increase for... (Continue reading)

Is SLO County’s ballot producer suspended from operating in California?

By KAREN VELIE The ballot printer for the San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorders Office was suspended from doing business in California in 2017, but continued to print ballots putting six California counties at risk, according to the California Secretary... (Continue reading)

Orange County to support Trump’s lawsuit against California

The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted in closed session Tuesday to join the Trump Administration’s lawsuit against California over its sanctuary state law, the latest move in a wave of resistance to Senate Bill 54 coming from the Southern... (Continue reading)

California spent thousands on sexual harassment claims against judges

Amid a flurry of sexual harassment cases in the California Legislature, a record request has revealed the state’s court system has been settling sexual harassment complaints against judges and staffers. [Cal Coast Times] Over the last seven years, the state... (Continue reading)

Unemployment down, job growth in medical, mining and construction

San Luis Obispo County is ranked seventh out of 58 California counties for lower numbers of unemployed workers, according to a report released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. [Cal Coast Times] The SLO County unemployment rate fell from... (Continue reading)

Jerry Brown’s misplaced indignation

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Governor Jerry Brown’s incendiary response to Attorney General Jeff Session’s recent Sacramento announcement that he was suing California for violating Federal immigration laws was both entertaining and troubling. And with Trump visit to California, we... (Continue reading)



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