Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2018’




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Harmon and Christianson’s poorly made plans for SLO

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Mayor Heidi Harmon and Council Member Carlyn Christianson are campaigning on the premise that they have made significant strides in addressing San Luis Obispo’s “climate action plan” by adopting the Community Choice Energy program, by forcing... (Continue reading)

Democratic congressional candidates stand against California gas tax

With California’s gas tax becoming a hot issue in congressional races and constituencies in swing districts appearing to support a repeal, certain Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives are taking stands against the fuel tax. [Cal Coast Times] Three... (Continue reading)

Jim Reed challenges Steve Martin for Paso Robles mayor

Paso Robles Councilman Jim Reed is running against incumbent Mayor Steve Martin in the November election. Reed, who is currently completing his first term on the council, is opting to give up his present seat as he challenges Martin. Reed... (Continue reading)

Did Grover Beach waive rules for 1 public official’s candidacy?

Grover Beach residents will have three candidates to choose from for mayor this year, including a city council member who was permitted to forgo some election requirements. [Cal Coast Times] The mayor candidates are: Jeff Lee has served on the... (Continue reading)

Rent control measure is California’s costliest initiative battle

The campaign for and against an initiative that would allow cities and counties to adopt rent control ordinances has emerged as the biggest fundraising battle over a 2018 California ballot measure pitting a large healthcare foundation against the real estate... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Hill promotes favored candidates, bullies opponents

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill campaigns for political allies while bullying candidates he opposes for several local city councils. [Cal Coast Times] Hill recently emailed several San Luis Obispo residents claims that mayoral candidate Keith Gurnee is an... (Continue reading)

Coleen Kubel throws her hat into the Arroyo Grande Council race

On the last day to officially join the Arroyo Grande Council City race, Coleen Kubel filed nomination papers and joined four other candidates vying for two seats. [Cal Coast Times] A member of the Arroyo Grande Architectural Review Committee, Kubel... (Continue reading)

Billionaire drops plan to split California into three states

Following a decision by the California Supreme Court to remove or postpone an initiative on dividing the state in three, the Silicon Valley billionaire behind the measure is giving up his effort to split up California. [Cal Coast Times] Tim... (Continue reading)

Three candidates vying for Morro Bay mayor

A city councilman, a prominent local business owner and a leader of the opposition to Morro Bay’s controversial wastewater project are each vying to become mayor of the coastal San Luis Obispo County city. [Cal Coast Times] With his third... (Continue reading)

SLO County ballot maker’s messy family bankruptcy

A businessman and businesswoman tied to San Luis Obispo County’s mysterious ballot printing company recently emerged from a bankruptcy case in which their creditors claimed they were owed nearly $120 million, yet the creditors only received a fraction of that... (Continue reading)



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