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Re-Elect Councilman Ashbaugh Event: September 23, 2012. San Luis Obispo, CA

Some photos from our the re-elect John Ashbaugh SLO City Council event on September 23rd. Thank you to everyone who attended, and to our gracious hosts, Barrie & Melanie Cleveland.

San Luis Obispo City Council Candidates Address Key SLO Issues

Originally Published by the Tribune Sept 20th, 2012

The discussions by the incumbents and their challengers focused on topics considered vital to the business community

Financial stability, establishing trust and accountability and addressing the growing homeless population were key issues identified by the seven San Luis Obispo City Council candidates at a forum Wednesday. (more…)

Mustang Daily: No Slashed Budgets for SLO

by Jordan Bell, Mustang Daily

In a time where two California cities recently declared bankruptcy, San Luis Obispo is steering clear of financial trouble.

The San Luis Obispo City Council approved the city budget for the upcoming 2012-13 year on June 19, making this year the first in four years the city has made no cuts to the budget. Several factors, including Measure Y taxes, a Transient Occupancy Tax and personal compensation reductions, allowed the city to reach this point, said Charles Bourbeau, the director of finance and information technology for San Luis Obispo. (more…)