Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’




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Hill blasts Mecham; then the two agree on vote

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A week after San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Frank Mecham removed his fellow board member Adam Hill from a leadership position, Hill lashed out at Mecham during a discussion on water use regulations. Despite receiving the verbal... (Continue reading)

Thank you Supervisor Mecham

OPINION By JOHN TEXEIRA I want to thank Supervisor Frank Mecham for the actions he took at the last San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting. As a resident of Paso Robles, I am very proud of my supervisor.... (Continue reading)

A brickbat for the Tribune

OPINION By KEITH GURNEE Shame on the Tribune’s editorial and Bruce Gibson’s Viewpoint rant for totally missing the mark on the leadership changes on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. Anyone who attended that meeting would have been... (Continue reading)

SLO County leadership change brings transparency and openness

OPINION By ELSA DAWSON What happened at the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor’s meeting the afternoon of Feb. 3? Approximately one hundred citizens, including several teenagers, filled the chambers awaiting a revote on the election of chair and... (Continue reading)

Mecham’s abdication cheered, chided

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A bombshell announcement at Tuesday’s county supervisors’ board meeting has two of its members seething, two others grappling with their abrupt elevation to leadership stature, and its former chairman content with his unprecedented action. First District Supervisor... (Continue reading)

Video of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Board coup

By DANIEL BLACKBURN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Chairman Frank Mecham steps down, offers the board’s leadership to colleague Debbie Arnold, and the vice-chair to new supervisor Lynn Compton. Mecham’s unexpected move is not appreciated by fellow board members Adam... (Continue reading)

Supervisors to let Paso groundwater ordinance expire

On a 3-2 vote with supervisors Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill in the minority, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors chose Tuesday to abandon an ordinance that restricts water use in the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin. In 2013,... (Continue reading)

Hill ousted; Arnold, Compton take leadership

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Amid allegations of sexism and a good old boys’ club, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Frank Mecham stepped down as board chairman in order to promote Supervisor Debbie Arnold to chair and Supervisor Lynn Compton to vice... (Continue reading)

McDonald’s a no-go in Los Osos

The dozens of Los Osos residents who protested the approval of a McDonald’s restaurant will not have to see one in their town after all. [Sierra2theSea] Last April, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted to let McDonald’s... (Continue reading)

Gibson, Hill get verbal lashings

San Luis Obispo County residents teed off on supervisors Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill Tuesday morning, possibly swaying the board majority to rethink its decision to place Hill in a leadership role. Public speakers took aim at Gibson for manipulating... (Continue reading)



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