Articles Tagged With ‘Stew Jenkins’




Community equals responsibility, run for office

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Is your city, town, harbor or school district falling down on the job. If it is, maybe it is time to step up to fix what is wrong. The time to file candidacy papers to run... (Continue reading)

Independence Day versus San Luis Obispo’s fee increases

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Tuesday, two days before Independence Day, the San Luis Obispo City Council will consider adopting hundreds of huge fee increases. For instance the city fee for a development agreement will increase 210% to $59,621. No wonder... (Continue reading)

It is time to adopt the Government Transparency Act

OPINION by STEW JENKINS The Government Transparency Act will end huge loopholes that let districts, cities, counties, and state agencies delete or secrete government records concerning how they are conducting the public’s business. If adopted by the voters on Nov.... (Continue reading)

Court paves the way for SLO City Council to create single seat districts

OPINION by STEWART JENKINS On Aug. 24, California Supreme Court Associate Justice Kelli Evans issued the unanimous decision of the Court in Pico Neighborhood Association vs. City of Santa Monica which is a landmark ruling that may spell the end... (Continue reading)

Local radio show focuses on public policy and the law

OPINION by STEW JENKINS In March 2023, the K-NEWS FM 98.5 asked me to start broadcasting a local radio talk show focused on law and public policy – a local show called SLO County Public Policy & The Law. It... (Continue reading)