Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2010’

The candidate and the TV commercial

OPINION BY DON REGAN, Ph.D. A question, relative to the current Sheriff’s race–Why is one principle candidate for Sheriff now the TV spokesperson for a local loan Company, in which his wife has a direct and immediate vested interest? It... (Continue reading)

Prado Road to be on November ballot in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo voters will decide the future direction of the proposed Prado Road extension in November. [Tribune] In a post-midnight vote, the City Council agreed unanimously to put the new initiative on the November ballot. The council decision came... (Continue reading)

Cortez speaks out against deputies transgressions

OPINION by JOE CORTEZ The video blog released by KCCN.TV depicting the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department activities is extremely disturbing. To be fair, it should be noted that the posted video contains excerpts of a real event interspersed with... (Continue reading)

California Democrats remain neutral on Prop 19

California state Democrats decided Sunday not to endorse Proposition 19, the November ballot measure calling for the legalization of marijuana. [Los Angeles Times] Party members gathered in San Jose, where they opted instead to be officially neutral on the marijuana... (Continue reading)

County spends heavily on special election

The June 22 special primary election to determine who will fill the 15th District state Senate seat is expected to cost San Luis Obispo County between $450,000 and $500,000, according to estimates by county Clerk-Recorder Julie Rodewald. [Tribune] Rodewald said... (Continue reading)

Laird, Blakeslee debate the debates

The two candidates in the August state Senate special election appear to be debating over the upcoming debates. Democrat John Laird, who finished second in the June 22 primary election, challenged Republican Sam Blakeslee to publicly debate in each of... (Continue reading)

Poll: Newsom has 9-point lead over Maldonado

A new Field Poll shows that San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom currently enjoys a 9-point lead over former state Senator Abel Maldonado in the race for lieutenant governor. [San Francisco Chronicle] The poll shows Newsom leading Maldonado, who was appointed... (Continue reading)

Proposition 19 likely to decrease marijuana costs, increase consumption

A new report suggests that if Proposition 19 passes in November, the cost of marijuana in California could drop as much as 80 percent, and consumption would rise. [LA Times] Researchers at Rand’s Drug Policy Research Center issued a new,... (Continue reading)

Field Poll: Brown and Whitman are tied

A new California Field Poll shows that Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown are essentially tied in the race for governor. [Politico] Brown currently holds a single digit lead over the former eBay CEO, 44 percent to 43 percent.... (Continue reading)

Hey 19: Marijuana legalization ballot measure assigned a number

Proposition 19. Get used to it, because you’re going to be bombarded for the next four months by a cacophony of media messages concerning Proposition 19, which is now the official designation for the November ballot measure involving marijuana legalization.... (Continue reading)