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




Los Osos sewer bid award costs residents and local jobs

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Los Osos residents will have to foot a bill for nearly $2 million beyond expected costs and local electrical workers will lose thousands of man-hours because San Luis Obispo County staff recommendations were approved by the board.... (Continue reading)

Super Bowl and the purview of SLO County supervisors

At Tuesday’s San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting, board chairman Bruce Gibson attempted to restrict public comment about fellow Supervisor Adam Hill. Gibson interrupted two speakers who were commenting on a letter published by the New Times in... (Continue reading)

Jim Erb announces candidacy for county tax collector

Jim Erb, the sitting San Luis Obispo County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public Administrator, announced today he will run for the office he was appointed to lead at the end of 2012. “This office may have one of the world’s longest titles, but... (Continue reading)

Mayor Debbie Peterson elected as Coastal Commission nominee

The San Luis Obispo County City Selection Committee elected Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson on Jan. 3 as its nominee for an open seat on the California Coastal Commission. Less than two weeks after the Grover Beach Council removed Peterson... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande broker running for supervisor

Arroyo Grande real estate broker Mike Byrd announced Wednesday that he intends to run for the District 4 San Luis Obispo County Supervisor seat. Byrd applied for the vacant District 4 seat following the death of Supervisor Paul Teixeira last... (Continue reading)

Los Osos wastewater project overruns lead to disagreements

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors voted 3-2 on Dec. 17 to pull the vote for an additional $4.3 million in overruns for the Los Osos sewer project from the consent agenda so that the public can participate in the decision.... (Continue reading)

Foster kids just like money in the bank

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Children taken from parents and placed in foster homes generate a generous flow of cash to California counties, according to a recent Los Angeles Times report. County social services agencies throughout the state net at least $1,800... (Continue reading)

Two lawsuits challenge Paso Roble water ordinance

Two lawsuits seeking to have the Paso Robles water moratorium ordinance overturned were filed against San Luis Obispo County on Monday. On Oct. 8, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors extended its urgency ordinance that restricts water use... (Continue reading)

A California water district: the best approach to manage our water crisis

OPINION By PRAGG PRESIDENT JERRY REAUGH PRAAGS supported, and still supports, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ decision to pass the urgency ordinance (UO) covering the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin, enacted on August 27. But the ordinance is... (Continue reading)

Diablo Canyon boosts local economy by nearly $1 billion, PG&E says

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant contributes approximately $920 million annually to the economies of San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara Counties, according to a report commissioned by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. PG&E submitted... (Continue reading)