Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County’




SLO County seeks court order to stop some workers from striking

San Luis Obispo County officials filed a complaint against the county’s primary employee union and are requesting that California’s labor relations agency seek a court order to stop public health and safety workers from striking. [Cal Coast Times] On Nov.... (Continue reading)

SLO County employees announce plans to strike

San Luis Obispo County employees are threatening to strike over not receiving pay raises to their liking, and they may do so as soon as December. [Cal Coast Times] On Nov. 16, the San Luis Obispo County Employees’ Association (SLOCEA)... (Continue reading)

Are Measure G promoters attempting to confuse voters?

OPINION by EDIE KNIGHT An Oct. 18 Tribune article reported: “Yes on Measure G proponents have acknowledged that the language of the initiative is confusing.” I’m starting to wonder if the confusing language is on purpose because even Measure G... (Continue reading)

Follow the money on Measure G

OPINION by GREG O’SULLIVAN Measure G is a non-partisan issue, even though the Big Oil companies, and their in-county consultant Supervisor John Peschong’s Meridian Pacific (who has been paid $600,000 to run the no campaign, as well as Jordan Cunningham’s... (Continue reading)

Why are middle-class families leaving San Luis Obispo County?

OPINION by JASON ANDERSON As a small business owner, I have experienced firsthand how difficult it is to run a business on the Central Coast. But the cost of running a business here is only part of the problem. The... (Continue reading)

Hunter mistaken for deer, shot

A man in his 60s suffered a bullet wound to the shoulder in a hunting accident that occurred late Thursday in the Caliente Mountain Range near the Carrizo Plain National Monument, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.... (Continue reading)

Why is the middle class fleeing San Luis Obispo County?

OPINION by SUE RODECK I recently read an article that the Central Coast is one of the worst places in the United States for small business owners. As a small business owner myself, I have at times assumed as much,... (Continue reading)

Valley Fever kills 6 in SLO County in 2018

Even though California recorded the highest ever number of cases of Valley Fever last year, cases of the disease are spiking this year, particularly in San Luis Obispo County. [Cal Coast Times] Over the first six months of 2018, six... (Continue reading)

SLO County staff identifies eight rural areas for new housing

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday the possibility of new housing being built in eight unincorporated areas of the county ranging from west Paso Robles to southeast Nipomo. [Cal Coast Times] Last year, the board... (Continue reading)

Is the IWMA’s proposed Styrofoam ban ordinance illegal?

By KAREN VELIE While arguments rage over a proposed countywide ordinance to ban Styrofoam food containers, a retired San Luis Obispo County deputy county counsel contends the Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) does not have authority to pass ordinances. [Cal... (Continue reading)