Articles Tagged With ‘Statistics’




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Union membership up in California, down nationwide

At a time when union membership is decreasing nationwide, participation in organized labor is rising in California. [OC Register] In 2016, there were 2.55 million union members in California, the highest total in the nation,... (Continue reading)

Is SLO County manipulating average rainfall totals?

By KAREN VELIE Going by San Luis Obispo County’s average rainfall numbers, most of the county failed to reach average precipitation in the 2015/2016 rainy season. And with the county’s ever changing average rainfall numbers,... (Continue reading)

AG hospital leads county in hip surgery mortality rates

Arroyo Grande Community Medical Center had the highest rate of mortality in patients who underwent surgery following a hip fracture in San Luis Obispo County in 2013 and 2014, though it is no longer the... (Continue reading)

Registered voters at all-time high in SLO County

A record number of people have registered to vote in San Luis Obispo County and in the state of California, according to recent reports. On Tuesday, SLO County Clerk Recorder Tommy Gong announced a record... (Continue reading)

Democrats gaining membership in SLO County

As the number of registered voters in San Luis Obispo County climbs amid a contentious presidential election, it is the Democratic Party which is the big winner. Since Feb. 2015, 12,737 SLO County residents have... (Continue reading)

More SLO County Democrats voted in the primary than Republicans

By KAREN VELIE More than 78 percent of registered Democrats in San Luis Obispo County voted in the California primary compared to a 58.6 percent Republican turnout, according to an election summary report released on... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach in the top 10 for pollution

Pismo Beach is ranked number 10 in the most polluted beaches in California, according to the annual Heal the Bay report. each year, Heal the Bay analysts take water samples from 456 California beaches and... (Continue reading)

Only a fourth of SLO County mail in ballots returned

San Luis Obispo County residents have returned 24,032 of about 100,000 ballots that were mailed out earlier this month. About two thirds of county voters are currently registered to vote by mail. In the last... (Continue reading)

Two killed in Santa Maria’s first 2016 homicides

Less than two weeks into 2016, two homicides have occurred in Santa Maria. In 2015, the city had a spike in killings with 13 murders. As with the last two murders of 2015, the first... (Continue reading)

SLO is truly Camelot

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Welcome to San Luis Obispo, the “happy city of denial” where city officials, the Downtown Association and the police department annually produce self-congratulatory crime reports. Just the other day, the city... (Continue reading)



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