Articles Tagged With ‘Politics’




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Nipomo businesswoman running for supervisor

Nipomo resident and co-owner of an agricultural supply business, Lynn Compton, will run for the recently filled District 4 San Luis Obispo County Supervisor seat. Compton, who has operated Valley Farm Supply for the past 15 years, applied for the... (Continue reading)

Obama’s hunt for leaks, sources worries reporters

An “open government” promised by President Obama not only has failed to materialize, a veteran Washington editor asserts, but has become instead one the of the most secretive and intrusive administrations in history. Leonard Downie, who spent 40 years at... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay mayor responds to recall notice

Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons filed a response Monday to the recall effort levied against him. Last week, a group of Morro Bay citizens filed a notice of intent to circulate a petition to recall Irons. The mayor spurned the... (Continue reading)

Second California county votes to pursue secession

California’s northeastern most county Modoc County joined neighboring Sikiyou County Tuesday in its pursuit of secession from the state of California and creation of the sate of Jefferson. [LA Times] The Modoc County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0, with one... (Continue reading)

Poll suggests pot legalization imminent

A new poll by an influential study group shows that the biggest hurdle facing legalization of marijuana in California is just getting a measure before voters. (San Jose Mercury News) A Public Policy Institute of California poll showed the margin... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council to hire legal help as battle between mayor and executives escalates

Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons progressed Tuesday night in his bid to fire the city’s two top executives, while opponents of his advanced an effort to recall him. The Morro Bay City council voted Tuesday to hire an outside attorney... (Continue reading)

Prof banished from class after GOP slurs

Republicans are “dead or dying white people” who have “raped this country,” a Michigan State University professor told his students — just before being relieved of his teaching duties by university officials. (The Blaze) The comments from Professor William Penn... (Continue reading)

Politicians must now divulge payments to bloggers

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN California’s political watchdog initiated a new rule this week requiring politicians to disclose payments made to people or companies receiving remuneration to blog positively about them, or negatively about their opponents. The rule likely... (Continue reading)

Resilient Communities and our Supervisors

OPINION By TOM DAWSON On June 21, 2013, the Central Coast Resilient Communities Symposium was held in Santa Barbara. Local officials, key government staff and selected business and non-profit executives in the Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Opispo counties were... (Continue reading)

California county pursuing secession from the state

The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to pursue secession from the state of California. [Huffington Post] To the pleasure of a crowd of more than 100 people fed up with California’s legislative direction, the board voted 4-1 to... (Continue reading)



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