Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2010’

Dan Carpenter reflects on his years on the SLO City Council

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER With my tenure on the San Luis Obispo City Council ending in a few months, a reflection on what “representation” has meant to me as a public servant seems relevant and appropriate. I hope those who... (Continue reading)

Tom O’Malley is Atascadero’s new mayor

The Atascadero City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to appoint Tom O’Malley as the city’s next mayor. In November, voters approved the election of future mayors. Councilmember Bob Kelley was selected as Mayor Pro Tem.... (Continue reading)

Carpenter nails appointment to San Luis City Council

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted Tuesday night to appoint Dan Carpenter to fill the empty seat on the council. The vote was unanimous with council members Jan Marx, John Ashbaugh, Andrew Carter, and Kathy Smith selecting Carpenter over... (Continue reading)

The Jan Marx-Kathy Smith-Patty Andreen connection

Local activist Kevin P. Rice, who has applied for the open San Luis Obispo City Council seat, is claiming a conflict-of-interest between two sitting council members and another candidate for the vacancy. Rice obtained documents from the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office... (Continue reading)

Christiansen drops bid for San Luis Obispo council seat

City Hall sources tell CalCoastNews that Carlyn Christiansen has decided not to apply for the open seat on the San Luis Obispo City Council. Christiansen, currently serving as a county planning commissioner appointed by Supervisor Adam Hill, made her decision known... (Continue reading)

Jan Marx to become next mayor of San Luis Obispo

Paul Brown has conceded to Jan Marx in the close mayoral race in San Luis Obispo [Tribune] The former city councilman originally posted Friday on Facebook that the absentee ballot counting was not going in his favor. Brown confirmed in... (Continue reading)

Katcho, Parkinson have big nights

BY THE CALCOASTNEWS STAFF It took the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder’s office almost five hours to post all the local election results on-line Tuesday night, but after the dust finally settled, there were some big winners, some big losers,... (Continue reading)

Maldonado appears unAbel to win

Former Central Coast state Senator and current California lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado appears headed for defeat in his bid to keep the second most powerful political position in the state. [San Francisco Chronicle] Maldonado’s opponent, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom... (Continue reading)

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

Democrat Jerry Brown made history Tuesday night, becoming the oldest candidate to be elected governor of California after serving two terms decades ago as the state’s youngest chief executive. Brown, 72, who spent less than $25 million on his campaign,... (Continue reading)

Passage of Proposition 21 is crucial

OPINION BY MARY GOLDEN Opponents of Proposition 21 are trying to mislead citizens of California. The initiative, designed to protect funding for our state parks system, was put on the ballot by citizens fed up with Sacramento, not politicians, and the... (Continue reading)