Articles Tagged With ‘Politics’




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Government needs to focus on infrastructure

OPINION By JIM GRIFFIN For decades now, money for infrastructure repairs and re-building and for a wide variety of public services has been steadily slashed and eroded. The average American bridge is about 50 years old with many having already... (Continue reading)

Lois Capps endorses Salud Carbajal

Rep. Lois Capps announced Sunday she is endorsing Salud Carbajal to fill her congressional seat. [Tribune] Capps announced in April that she will retire when her current term expires at the end of 2016. Carbajal, a Marine Corp veteran, has... (Continue reading)

Ted Cruz will speak in Nipomo

U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, will speak at the Edwards Barn in Nipomo on June 22. Cruz, a first-term senator from Texas, will speak from 9 to 10 a.m. The event is hosted by the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Criticize the mayor, get sued

OPINION By PETER SCHEER Inglewood CA doesn’t have much to commend it. To the various reasons not to live there–like high crime rates and bankrupt schools—the city government has added this threat: if you criticize the mayor or other officials,... (Continue reading)

Open letter to Tom Fulks

OPINION By LESLIE RAMSEY I knew you over thirty years ago when you were a reporter for the Five Cities Times-Press-Recorder. You did a good job following local politics and wrote pretty balanced stories, even about those people with whom... (Continue reading)

Shelly Higginbotham running for District 3 supervisor

Pismo Beach Mayor Shelly Higginbotham announced Monday her candidacy for the San Luis Obispo County supervisor seat currently held by Adam Hill. Higginbotham joins San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter, former Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson and Hill in a... (Continue reading)

Democrats losing membership in SLO County

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE As the Republican Party loses ground in California and risks losing statewide competitiveness, it is the Democratic Party that is suffering the greater erosion in San Luis Obispo County. Since 2009, the Democratic Party... (Continue reading)

Hill campaign threatens radio station’s advertising and broadcast license

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Facebook page of “Jenny Herzog” described in this article disappeared on May 8, at 8:40 p.m., about seven hours after this posting.) By DANIEL BLACKBURN A mysterious, self-described volunteer for Supervisor Adam Hill’s reelection campaign has warned... (Continue reading)

Laura Capps rules out run in 2016

The daughter of Rep. Lois Calls announced Monday that she will not join the congressional race to replace her mother, though she did not rule out a possible campaign in the future. Earlier this month, Lois Capps said she would... (Continue reading)

Katcho Achadjian to run for Congress

Republican assemblyman and former San Luis Obispo County supervisor, Katcho Achadjian, is joining the congressional race to replace Lois Capps. Achadjian said he was considering a run for Congress shortly after Capps announced earlier this month that she would retire.... (Continue reading)



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