Articles Tagged With ‘Politics’




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)

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)

Paso Robles man allegedly punches political canvasser, video

A Paso Robles man allegedly assaulted a Cal Poly student who was going door-to-door canvasing for Congressional candidate Justin Fareed. [Cal Coast Times] Late last month, Isaac Schick, 21, knocked on the home of Bart Charles on Bel Air Place... (Continue reading)

Donnelly vying for Congress in California’s only Republican-on-Republican race

In California’s only Republican-on-Republican congressional race this year, former assemblyman and gubernatorial candidate, Tim Donnelly, is taking aim at a three-term incumbent congressman and retired marine colonel. [Cal Coast Times] The campaign for California’s 8th District congressional seat has been... (Continue reading)

Poll shows Gurnee with slight lead in SLO mayoral race

T. Keith Gurnee

By Cal Coast Times staff The San Luis Obispo mayoral race is close, with Keith Gurnee leading incumbent Heidi Harmon by 3 percent. [Cal Coast Times] A Cal Coast Times poll of 260 registered voters conducted Oct. 3 shows Gurnee... (Continue reading)

Keith Gurnee vows to stay above the fray

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE As a candidate for mayor of San Luis Obispo, I want to bring your readers awareness of what I’ll be doing to “stay above the fray” in conducting a positive campaign for elected office: I’ll... (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)

DA notifies SLO County lawyers of employee’s false testimony

Defense attorneys around San Luis Obispo County have now received notification that a longtime district attorney’s office staffer who previously testified in court as an expert witness with a college degree, never graduated. [Cal Coast Times] Tracy Nix, an 18-year... (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)