Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2012’

Jim Patterson and the California Valley solar ranch

OPINION By ALEX ALEXIEV Fifth District Supervisor Jim Patterson has distributed a campaign brochure touting the fact that he “has led the effort” to approve two solar energy projects and “provide nearly 400 skilled worker positions” at the California Valley... (Continue reading)

Deputy Sheriff’s Association endorses Debbie Arnold and Adam Hill

Supervisor candidates Debbie Arnold and Adam Hill collected endorsements from the San Luis Obispo Deputy Sheriff’s Association on Tuesday. In March, members of the employee union group, which represents correctional officers and dispatchers, interviewed candidates from both the 5th and... (Continue reading)

Change Paso is getting to work

By DANIEL BLACKBURN There are many problems facing Paso Robles these days, and most of them have been caused by poor management in an environment where cronyism thrives, said the co-chairperson of a new group with “change” high in its... (Continue reading)

Big IRS tab for Maldonado?

The IRS has handed Abel Maldonado a tax bill for nearly a half million dollars. [McClatchy Newspapers] Maldonado, who is challenging two other Republicans in the primary to face Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara), owes $470,000 according to the federal... (Continue reading)

Why Am I Running?

OPINION By GERRY MANATA, Democratic for Assembly District 35 Why me? I ask myself this every few days when I wake up in the morning. I am almost sixty-six years old and have never held a public office, although I... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles needs new beginning

OPINION By GARY NEMETH I’m Gary Nemeth,  running for Mayor of Paso Robles because I believe in accountability, integrity, honesty, and trust you the community deserve to expect no less than the best in the leader you hire to represent... (Continue reading)

Clean up Paso Robles

OPINION By SALLY REYNOLDS Dear Residents of Paso Robles, My name is Sally Reynolds and I want to help to clean up the city of Paso Robles. I am tired of our town being made a laughing stock to other... (Continue reading)

Capps on the Republican budget

STATEMENT By CONGRESSWOMAN LOIS CAPPS The House Republican budget is a disappointing, but not too surprising proposal. Instead of reforming programs that protect our most vulnerable, their plan would end or dismantle critical investments in our children, families, and seniors... (Continue reading)

Term limits plan moves forward

An initiative changing term limits for members of the California Legislature will go before voters in November. If the measure meets with voter approval, a politician would be allowed to serve only 12 years instead of 14, and only in... (Continue reading)

CSU officials freeze spring enrollment

Amidst uncertain financing, California State University officials announced plans to freeze enrollment at most campuses, including Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, in the spring and possibly wait-list all fall applicants while waiting for the outcome of a proposed tax... (Continue reading)