Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2012’

Capps Maldonado tax controversies

Following an election-cycle challenge that her competitor Abel Maldonado post his tax returns, Congresswoman Lois Capps discovered that for five years she had not reported income from a room she rents out. Capps discovered the error while placing her returns... (Continue reading)

Searcy wants back on the Oceano board

Former Oceano Community Services District Board Member Richard Searcy has filed papers to run for the seat he recently vacated after being arrested for driving under the influence. CHP officers arrested Searcy, 59, in May for DUI after he swerved... (Continue reading)

Prominent architect challenges Marx for mayor seat

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo businessman Steve Barasch announced Tuesday he plans to run for mayor in November against incumbent Jan Marx. The founder and president of Barasch Architects and Associates, Barasch has been outspoken about the city’s fiscal... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado fails to disclose tax returns

Republican congressional candidate Abel Maldonado continues to refuse to release his tax returns, even after he agreed to do so more than four weeks ago. [KSBY] In response to a challenge by his opponent, Congresswoman Lois Capps who had released... (Continue reading)

Andrew Carter withdraws from SLO mayor’s race

San Luis Obispo Councilman Andrew Carter announced earlier today he has decided, for personal and financial reasons, not to seek the mayor’s seat. Carter’s statement: “I have decided to discontinue my campaign for Mayor of San Luis Obispo. Although it... (Continue reading)

Martin eyes council seat… again

Steve Martin, a long-time local politician and Atascadero public relations practitioner who occupied a Paso Robles City Council seat for a decade ending in 1996, is the first to throw his hat into Paso Robles’ upcoming Nov. 6 electoral brouhaha.... (Continue reading)

Arnold was not Maldonado’s special guest

Republican Congressional candidate Abel Maldonado was enticing supporters to attend a Friday fundraiser in Pismo Beach with the promise of a “special guest,” prompting his Democratic opponent, incumbent Rep. Lois Capps, to report the surprise guest was likely former California... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado’s call to repeal Obamacare

STATEMENT BY ABEL MALDONADO We are a nation built on the right to be free and the right to make choices for ourselves, and I believe that government should never force anyone to buy a service. The fundamental truth is... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado dividing point among Republicans

OPINION By STEVE BARTOWSKI The Republican Party has a long history of bloodying each other in heated contests and coming together supporting its nominees. In the days before Proposition 14 created the “top-two” primary system, party voters would determine the... (Continue reading)

Stop student loan rate hikes

OPINION By LOIS CAPPS I wanted to give an update on an important issue that will affect many Central Coast residents and families if it’s not resolved soon. Without Congressional action student loan interest rates will double on July 1st.... (Continue reading)