Articles Tagged With ‘Lynn Compton’




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SLO County supervisors reject rail spur project

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 to shoot down Phillips 66’s Nipomo rail spur project. The vote brought an end to a long series of county hearings, but the dispute over the project may continue to... (Continue reading)

Why doesn’t Supervisor Compton support a marine sanctuary?

Opinion by Brad Snook, co-chair of Surfrider Foundation San Luis Obispo Supervisor Lynn Compton, a SLO County Supervisor, is wrong to deny SLO County the federal funding of cultural education, marine research, and a new local stakeholder effort that a... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors put sales tax on the ballot

UPDATE: Video of the confrontation between supervisors Adam Hill and Lynn Compton at the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor meeting on July 19 at the bottom of the article. ORIGINAL: Following a brief argument between supervisors Adam Hill... (Continue reading)

Nipomo neighbors in uproar over migrant housing

By KAREN VELIE A large strawberry grower in South County is seeking to move 112 or more foreign nationals into seven homes on Mad Place in Nipomo. A plan some neighbors are rallying against. Under the federal H-2A program, employers... (Continue reading)

County shuts down illegal gambling in Oceano and Nipomo

Two gambling operations were shut down this week after San Luis Obispo County officials determined they were operating illegally. After receiving multiple complaints of drug use and prostitution in the area around the Cyber Wave Cafe’s at 1945 Front Street... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors vote in favor of new animal shelter

San Luis Obispo County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to replace the county’s dilapidated animal shelter with a new 15,000 square foot shelter. Currently, animals are housed in a 45-year-old facility that was built over a landfill. Because of issues... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill attempts to stifle public comment

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill accused Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business (COLAB) spokesman Mike Brown of bringing “bloviating foolishness” to meetings of the board of supervisors. Hill made the remark while calling for a public hearing on... (Continue reading)

Are APCD employees underpaid?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Air Control District employees, most of whom receive six-figure pay and benefit packages, are due for salary increases, following a board decision Wednesday. During a closed session hearing, the APCD voiced approval for... (Continue reading)

Mecham to lead board of supervisors

A new-look San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, with one fresh face and a new chairman, will take effect Monday around noon. The board will convene at the county government center at 11:55 a.m. for the swearing in of... (Continue reading)

James Harrison SLO County’s new planning commissioner

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor elect Lynn Compton has selected James Harrison as her planning commissioner and Jocelyn Brennan as her legislative assistant. Harrison is retired from Santa Barbara County where he served as a fire chief. Since his retirement,... (Continue reading)



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