Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2018’




Candidate Caren Ray misrepresents the facts, again

OPINION by JULIE TACKER During a recent interview on the Dave Congalton Show, Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate Caren Ray misrepresented the facts in multiple instances. Several citizens have dispelled Ray’s assertions through their opinion pieces, here’s another: One of Ray’s... (Continue reading)

Caren Ray continues to muddy the race with false allegations

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL Caren Ray is again making false statements about me in her mayoral campaign. This time it’s about Brisco Road. In April of this year, immediately after the city attorney recommended I obtain an official advice... (Continue reading)

Keith Gurnee will advocate for SLO City residents

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Over the past year, I have been privileged to work with a large, non-partisan, grassroots group of San Luis Obispo residents. This informal coalition of residents, dubbed “SLO Neighbor’s United,” shared a concern about the systematic destruction of... (Continue reading)

Opposing sides battle over language of California gas tax repeal

Proponents of Proposition 6, the initiative to repeal California’s gas tax, are sending out mailers to voters who they have dubbed ballot “corrections” in response to alleged misleading wording of the measure that could dampen support for it. Meanwhile, opponents... (Continue reading)

Is Caren Ray’s message inconsistent?

OPINION by KRIS VICTORINE I listened to both Mayor Jim Hill and Councilwoman Caren Ray at the Sep. 13 South County Chambers of Commerce Candidate Forum and on KVEC’s Dave Congalton Show on Oct. 10 and 11. I support Jim... (Continue reading)

Is Caren Ray bought and paid for?

OPINION by SHARLOTTE WILSON Arroyo Grande candidate for mayor Caren Ray points to her endorsement from staunch Republican, Katcho Achadjian, as a testament to her bipartisan support. Achadjian’s bread is buttered by the car washes, mini marts and gas stations... (Continue reading)

Facts SLO City Hall cannot defend

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT It was one of those Alice in Wonderland moments observers of the San Luis Obispo City Council see so often under our current mayor’s rule. Jeffery Specht, a candidate for the council, had just begun speaking... (Continue reading)

Ignore fear mongering, vote Jim Hill for Arroyo Grande mayor

OPINION by LINDA DRUMMY The Five Cities Fire Authority union has endorsed Caren Ray, Jimmy Paulding and Keith Storton in the Arroyo Grande mayor and council races. I received a robo call that surprised me in its fear-tactic use of... (Continue reading)

Caren Ray’s rose colored view of the past

OPINION by JULIE TACKER During a recent interview on the Dave Congalton Show, Arroyo Grande city council woman and former San Luis Obispo County supervisor, Caren Ray, who served on the Integrated Waste Management Authority board said, the IWMA “went... (Continue reading)

What the Tribune would not print

OPINION by KEN SCHWARTZ Make no mistake Tom Fulks, I wholeheartedly support Keith Gurnee for San Luis Obispo mayor! Despite your random flauntings of Keith’s standings on various frivolous issues, you conveniently overlook Keith’s creative talent. Keith is a talented... (Continue reading)