Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo City Council’




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SLO council considering water bottle ban

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The San Luis Obispo City Council is set to discuss the possibility of adopting a San Francisco-style ban on single-use plastic water bottles. In February, the council voted 4-1 to direct city staff to craft... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council swearing in, photo gallery

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Three new members of the San Luis Obispo City Council were sworn in on Friday. Mayor Heidi Harmon and council members Andy Pease and Aaron Gomez joined council members Carlyn Christianson and Dan Rivoire on... (Continue reading)

Harmon vows to battle climate change as SLO’s mayor

Heidi Harmon and supporters

At a press conference on the city hall steps, San Luis Obispo Mayor-elect Heidi Harmon reaffirmed her intent to battle climate change while in office. Harmon said she plans to push for SLO to become... (Continue reading)

Marx attacks Harmon for taking money from Kevin Rice

Heidi Harmon and Jan Marx

San Luis Obispo’s two left-leaning mayoral candidates are quarrelling over a donation one of them received from right-leaning activist and government watchdog, Kevin Rice. Incumbent Mayor Jan Marx is faulting challenger Hedi Harmon for accepting... (Continue reading)

Is Marx flip-flopping on rental inspection ordinance?

Mayor Jan Marx

Amid public outrage over a rental inspection program, San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx asked city staff to put the city’s rental inspection ordinance on a March agenda for review and discussion. Marx said she... (Continue reading)

SLO council candidates debate water and development

Mayor Jan Marx

Both San Luis Obispo mayoral candidates and all six council candidates participated in a debate Wednesday at the city’s Senior Citizens Center. San Luis Obispo’s water supply, particularly in the context of new development, was... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council field expands to six

Aaron Gomez

A total of six candidates are now expected to run for two open San Luis Obispo City Council seats. Two council seats are up for grabs because Councilman John Ashbaugh is termed out and Councilman... (Continue reading)

Heidi Harmon challenges Marx in SLO mayoral race

Heidi Harmon

Environmental activist Heidi Harmon is planning on challenging fellow Democrat San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx in the November election. Marx has held the mayoral seat since 2010. Harmon describes herself as an experienced community... (Continue reading)

Dan Carpenter reflects on his years on the SLO City Council

San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER With my tenure on the San Luis Obispo City Council ending in a few months, a reflection on what “representation” has meant to me as a public servant seems relevant and... (Continue reading)

SLO residents rally to have their voices heard

Allan Cooper

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER On Tuesday, July 5, at 5 p.m., a group of residents will be standing on the San Luis Obispo City Hall steps with signs reading “Resident Voices Matter.” Why? Because over... (Continue reading)



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