Articles Tagged With ‘Politics’




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Supervisor Adam Hill demands Forbes Magazine retraction

By KAREN VELIE Battling back against a storm of negative publicity following a Forbes Magazine commentary, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has demanded a retraction from the national publication. Hill accuses Forbes columnist Steven Hayward of making up... (Continue reading)

Drive to recall Morro Bay mayor fails

An organization that attempted to launch a recall election of Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons failed to collect the number of signatures needed to do so. Morro Bay Forward had until 5 p.m. Thursday to collect 1,754 signatures on a... (Continue reading)

Common sense, our elected officials and you

OPINION By LAURA MORDAUNT Our elected officials are usually ordinary people who decided to care about our county and its residents…blah, blah, blah. I think that is the way it use to be with some exceptions. Today what I see... (Continue reading)

Investor trying to split California into six states

San Luis Obispo County would join Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties to form the state of West California, if voters support the initiative of a Silicon Valley investor. [LA Times] Venture capitalist Tim Draper held a news conference... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach Council removes mayor from APCD board

The Grover Beach City Council chose to remove Mayor Debbie Peterson from the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Board of Directors during a committee assignment discussion Monday night. The council previously considered booting Peterson from the... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay councilman says vehicle code not for locals

Morro Bay Councilman George Leage said last week that only non-locals are prohibited from parking in Morro Bay red zones, according to a video submitted by a resident. Leage, who was standing outside his residence at his family’s sushi restaurant... (Continue reading)

Where does Morro Bay’s George Leage live?

By KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN Morro Bay Councilman George Leage does not have a legal residence in Morro Bay; instead he sleeps in an apartment in his family’s sushi restaurant, Off the Hook. Off the Hook is located in... (Continue reading)

SLO County prosecutor running for district attorney

San Luis Obispo County prosecutor Dan Dow announced Tuesday that he is running for district attorney. [KSBY] Dow, who has been a deputy district attorney for the last six years, announced his bid for the office a day after District... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council stalls Lueker’s exit

The Morro Bay City Council canceled a closed session meeting on the possible termination of City Manager Andrea Lueker just prior to the beginning of the hearing Tuesday. [Tribune] Mayor Jamie Irons said proper noticing of the meeting occurred, but... (Continue reading)

Big ag’s $50 million Obamacare contract

Western Growers Association, a group staunchly opposed to the Affordable Care Act, won a $50 million contract to manage Obamacare in California. [Calbuzz] Pinnacle Claims Management Inc., a subsidiary of Western Growers Service Corps, won the lucrative three-year contract earlier... (Continue reading)



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