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




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Sheriff Ian Parkinson’s Amerika

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN In a jam-packed San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday that was testy from the start, an incident occurred that occupied the frenzied crowd’s attention for just moments, but was in its own way... (Continue reading)

Hill holding back local Democratic Party progress

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Editor’s note: A column by Democrat Stew Jenkins will run in CalCoastNews every other Thursday, rotating with a column by Republican Mike Brown. One of the local Democratic Party officeholders who has generated the most consistent... (Continue reading)

Peschong and Nipomo win amid contentious supervisor meeting

By KAREN VELIE At a particularly ugly and contentious San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, the board voted to award the chairmanship to John Peschong and to move forward on plans to build a sheriff substation... (Continue reading)

Will the new county board majority take charge?

OPINION by MICHAEL F. BROWN Editor’s note: A column by Republican Mike Brown will run in CalCoastNews every other Thursday, rotating with a column by Democrat Stew Jenkins. One of the institutional weaknesses of California’s Board of Supervisor form of... (Continue reading)

John Peschong takes seat on board of supervisors

John Peschong took the oath of office and was seated on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Supervisors Debbie Arnold and Adam Hill, who were reelected last year, took the oath alongside Peschong. Peschong replaced outgoing... (Continue reading)

Nipomo marijuana dispensary proponents lose legal battle

The owners of Ethnobotanica, a marijuana service seeking to open a pot shop in Nipomo, lost a lawsuit they filed against San Luis Obispo County over the board of supervisors’ decision to reject a proposed brick and mortar dispensary in... (Continue reading)

SLO County reform and community resurgence

OPINION by MIKE BROWN Editor’s note: A column by Republican Mike Brown will run in CalCoastNews every other Thursday, rotating with a column by Democrat Stew Jenkins. In 2017, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will have an... (Continue reading)

SLO supervisors decline pay raises

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors dashed any immediate hopes of higher wages in a 3-2 vote on Tuesday with supervisors Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill dissenting. County staff recommended the supervisors approve a 3.5 percent pay raise... (Continue reading)

County supervisors double ‘affordable housing’ fees

A divided San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to double in-lieu fees that developers must pay when they build homes that are not considered “affordable housing.” Supervisors Bruce Gibson, Adam Hill and Frank Mecham voted for the... (Continue reading)

Hundreds of marijuana growers register with SLO County

More than 400 marijuana growers, the majority of whom are based in eastern San Luis Obispo County, have met a deadline to register their grows with county officials. The recent passage of marijuana legalization initiative Prop. 64 grants individuals the... (Continue reading)



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