Ballot controversy mars Compton-Paulding race

A pair of local attorneys representing incumbent County Supervisor Lynn Compton are demanding that the San Luis Obispo County clerk-recorder stop counting a batch of disputed ballots in the still undecided District 4 supervisorial race, arguing the top local election official would be violating the law by continuing to tally the contested votes. Read More …

Garbage agency’s unchecked spending under scrutiny

A credit card issued without authorization to the manager of San Luis Obispo County’s waste disposal agency has nearly a half-million dollars in undocumented charges as well as many questionable charges, according to a recently-released investigative report by a renowned private investigator.

William Worrell, chief of the Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA), acquired the US Bank card in 2010 and since has used it to charge a total of $537,607 Read More …

Three candidates join Arroyo Grande City Council race

In what could lead to a possible shakeup of the Arroyo Grande City Council, two planning commissioner and a retired police captain are entering the 2018 council race.

Arroyo Grande planning commissioners Terry Fowler-Payne and John Mack were motivated to run because of problems with city processes Read More …