Reports focusing on the latest political news and trends along California's Central Coast.

Flickr member Josh Mock

Hear from William Ostrander, director of locally-based organization Citizens Congress, about the group's efforts to implement campaign finance reform in the upcoming San Luis Obispo City Council race.

Facebook @RepSamFarr

Another long-serving member of Congress from the Central Coast says this term will be his last. Representative Sam Farr announced Thursday he's stepping down after 23 years in Washington. 

Capps' rental car safety bill moves to the US Senate

Nov 5, 2015

A rental car safety bill is headed to the U.S. Senate after passage in the House on Thursday.

Twitter @AsmLuisAlejo

A Central Coast lawmaker wants to see the federal government step in to take control of the King City Police Department. 

Jordan Bell

Three bills designed to protect the California coast from future oil spills are now law after being signed by Governor Jerry Brown Thursday. 

Flickr member Josh Mock

The City of San Luis Obispo is searching for a new city clerk in anticipation of their current Master Municipal Clerk's departure. 

Katcho Achadjian Facebook Page

Every Republican currently sitting in the California Assembly is getting behind Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo0 in his bid for the 24th Congressional District. 

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Central Coast Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) says she plans to work with Governor Brown on drone legislation after he vetoed her proposed law late Wednesday. 

United States Department of the Interior

Another high profile endorsement is being touted in the 24th District Congressional race. Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) is throwing her support behind Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider. 

Jessica Paterson

The strongest equal pay legislation in the nation is headed to Governor Jerry Brown's desk to be signed into law, and it's likely he'll do just that. 

Jessica Paterson

  A bill to clarify where drones can fly in California is headed to the Governor's desk. 

Twitter user @Fareed4Congress

The congressional campaign of a local Republican candidate is gaining momentum. Justin Fareed announced he now has the official endorsement of Arizona Sen. John McCain. 

William Ostrander for Congress

From the moment Central Coast Congresswoman Lois Capps announced her plans to retire at the end of this term, candidates looking to fill her spot began to announce their intentions to run. 

City of Pismo Beach

One of the candidates running for the 3rd District San Luis Obispo County Supervisor seat is dropping out of the race.