Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2016’




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Prosecutors failed to provide evidence Bob Marley smoked weed

OPINION by STEPHEN COOPER In the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s tapping of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Bob Marley fans and marijuana smokers, especially those planning a trip to Washington, D.C., should know about a quirky, overlooked judicial opinion issued... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo mayoral race even closer

In what is becoming an open race, San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx’ lead over mayoral candidate Heidi Harmon has dropped from 726 votes on election night to 213 votes as of the last count on Tuesday. There are currently... (Continue reading)

Harmon closing in on Marx in latest report

By KAREN VELIE Incumbent San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx’ lead over her opponent Heidi Harmon has shrunk as more ballots are counted. While Marx led in early mail in ballots, Harmon led among poll voters. Following Monday’s count of... (Continue reading)

Anti-Trump protests continue in SLO and in the nation

For the second time in several days, hundreds of protesters marched Saturday in San Luis Obispo to show their disapproval of Donald Trump. For the past four days, throughout the country people have protested the presidential election. At 3 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Finding solace in Steinbeck during the time of Trump

OPINION by STEPHEN COOPER In a jittery, newly authoritarian land of hatred and hurt, chastened criminal and social justice reformers and human rights advocates can find solace and sustenance in the words and works of the incomparable John Steinbeck, one... (Continue reading)

Trump win sets off Cal Poly protests

 p Joining disgruntled liberals and leftists state-and-nationwide, hundreds of students at Cal Poly protested President-elect Donald Trump’s election victory. The Cal Poly students marched across campus Wednesday chanting slogans like “love trumps hate” and “not my prez,” as well as... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisor board composition to change

Special to CCN by Katelyn Piziali and Will Peischel John Peschong won the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors District 1 seat Tuesday changing the future makeup of the board to three solid Republicans and two closely aligned Democrats.... (Continue reading)

Election tensions surface in SLO County

On an Election Day in which tensions boiled over in some parts of the United States, a few minor disruptions to voting took place in San Luis Obispo County. In Southern California, a deadly gun battle broke out near a... (Continue reading)

Federal, state and local election results

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following a turbulent 2016 election cycle, Republican billionaire Donald Trump has been hired, and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has not been fired. Trump, a political novice, defeated former secretary of state Hillary Clinton to... (Continue reading)

Mary Strobridge wins Cuesta trustee election

By ERIK ENGLE With a focus on increasing faculty salaries in order to retain quality teachers, Mary Strobridge won San Luis Obispo County’s 5th District Cuesta College Board of Trustees Seat with 55 percent of the vote, getting 5,099 votes.... (Continue reading)



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