Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2012’

San Luis Obispo City Council candidate promotes change

OPINION By MATT STRZEPEK Greetings. My name is Matt Strzepek and I am a candidate for San Luis Obispo City Council. Strzepek means “cloth” in Polish and I am running to weave our community back together. Like many of you,... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado’s mounting tax troubles

Note: this story first appeared in Noozhawk, an online news source in Santa Barbara County. By Gina Potthoff, Noozhawk Staff Writer Congressional candidate Abel Maldonado raised thousands of dollars for a state re-election bid during a party that his family’s... (Continue reading)

Vote out the incumbents

OPINION By MARGARET O’HARA-GORDON If you like the way things are in San Luis Obispo, vote for the incumbents. They have accomplished much: no more free parking downtown on Sundays; doubling of water and sewer rates every 3-5 years; outlawed... (Continue reading)

Steve Kniffen is Cambria’s non-candidate

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Cambrian Steve Kniffen envisions a grand political experiment which he believes could productively alter the way Americans elect their leaders. And he’s shifting his philosophy into action by throwing his name into the hopper as a write-in... (Continue reading)

City attorney reviewing Ashbaugh’s alleged campaign misconduct

The San Luis Obispo City Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that it is evaluating the complaint made by four candidates for public office against councilman and candidate for reelection John Ashbaugh. Council candidates Kevin Rice and Matt Strzpek, as well as... (Continue reading)

Newspaper publishes phony anti-Lois Capps letter

The Santa Maria Times, on Saturday, posted a phony letter to the editor slamming Congresswoman Lois Capps’ performance and claiming a Democratic Club had refused to endorse the democratic candidate for the 23rd District. “As a Democratic Club we should... (Continue reading)

Capps taps Fluke to campaign on women’s rights

Democrat Congresswoman Lois Capps called on Georgetown Law graduate and renowned target of radio host Rush Limbaugh, Sandra Fluke, on Monday to help her campaign. [Noozhawk] After Capps explained her own record of supporting women, Fluke spoke on behalf of... (Continue reading)

SLO candidates accuse Ashbaugh of election code violations

San Luis Obispo City Council candidate Kevin Rice filed a complaint with the city clerk Tuesday accusing his opponent, incumbent John Ashbaugh, of misusing city resources to benefit his campaign and violating a campaign finance code that the councilman voted... (Continue reading)

Write in Gary Nemeth for Mayor of Paso Robles

OPINION By GARY NEMETH Write in Gary Nemeth for Mayor of Paso Robles. Since the forum by CPRN2012 we have received many calls from citizens stating they have not read or heard anything about me being a write in candidate.... (Continue reading)

Loaded mayoral candidate partakes in Paso Robles debate: Video

One of six candidates for Paso Robles City Council who participated in a Wednesday evening forum at the Paso Robles Inn appeared intoxicated when he arrived about 15 minutes late wearing a T-shirt and flip-flops. Mayoral candidate Jeff Rougeot smelled... (Continue reading)