Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2014’

Former Lois Capps supporter mounting 2014 challenge

A former liberal Lois Capps supporter is running as a conservative Republican against the15-year incumbent congresswoman. Santa Barbara City Councilman Dale Fancisco announced at a San Luis Obispo North County Tea Party meeting Monday evening that he will run against... (Continue reading)

SLO County prosecutor running for district attorney

San Luis Obispo County prosecutor Dan Dow announced Tuesday that he is running for district attorney. [KSBY] Dow, who has been a deputy district attorney for the last six years, announced his bid for the office a day after District... (Continue reading)

District attorney plans to step down

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Gerry Shea announced Monday that he will not run for reelection in 2014. [Tribune] Shea, who has won three elections, has held the office for 15 and a half years. In 1977, Shea became... (Continue reading)

Cambria board member challenging Gibson for supervisor

Muril Clift, member of the Cambria Community Services District (CSD) Board of Directors, will challenge incumbent Bruce Gibson for the District Two San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors seat. Clift is a past president of the Cambria CSD board... (Continue reading)

Nipomo businesswoman running for supervisor

Nipomo resident and co-owner of an agricultural supply business, Lynn Compton, will run for the recently filled District 4 San Luis Obispo County Supervisor seat. Compton, who has operated Valley Farm Supply for the past 15 years, applied for the... (Continue reading)

Oceano needs to replace questionable board member

OPINION By JEFF EDWARDS Have you ever met someone who says such outrageous things that you scratch your head and question your own intelligence? For a while, I thought it was me; out of my environment and my comfort zone,... (Continue reading)

Abel says he’s able to beat Brown

Abel Maldonado thinks he is the answer to Republicans’ dreams of taking over the statehouse next year, and he spent last weekend articulating that belief at the California GOP biannual convention in Orange County. (Sacramento Bee) The Santa Maria politician... (Continue reading)

Brown appoints Caren Ray to succeed Teixeira

Governor Jerry Brown appointed Arroyo Grande Councilwoman Karen Ray to fill the vacant fourth district seat on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, sources told CalCoastNews Thursday. Ray will succeed Paul Teixeira, who died of a heart attack... (Continue reading)

Maldonado’s top advisors out

Former lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado’s top advisors are no longer part of his team as he explores a bid for governor. [LosAngelesTimes] Over the past few weeks, his senior strategist John Weaver, media strategist Fred Davis, campaign manager Jeff Corless... (Continue reading)

Gibson’s campaign will focus on foes

Bruce Gibson said Monday he is seeking reelection to a third term as San Luis Obispo County’s District 2 supervisor, and launched a savage assault on his perceived enemies — COLAB, Tea Party “ideologues,” “paranoid conspiracy promoters,” and “water wasters.”... (Continue reading)