Articles Tagged With ‘cost of living’

SLO County household bills 33% higher than national average

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Household bills in San Luis Obispo County are 33.1% higher than the United States average, according to data compiled by the bill management service Doxo. The average SLO County household pays $2,724 per month in bills. The... (Continue reading)

Carter wants SLO council to appeal judge’s decision

Former San Luis Obispo Councilman Andrew Carter’s letter to the city council: Dear council, What follows is lengthy. I realize that. It covers every nuance I can think of about the decision you face on Monday. As you are aware,... (Continue reading)

California poverty rate highest in nation, report says

Nearly a quarter of Californians live in poverty, according to a Census Bureau calculation that includes cost of living. [SacramentoBee] California’s official poverty rate is 16.5 percent, which is above the national average, but not one of the highest in... (Continue reading)