The office of Central Coast Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo) said Thursday that the politician plans to announce his bid on Friday for the 24th Congression District seat being vacated by Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) next fall.
Achadjian's announcement is scheduled to take place at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Sunken Gardents at 11:00 a.m., with the Assemblymember flanked by numerous local Republican leaders.
Revamping the state's oil and gas watchdog group will be the topic of discussion in Sacramento next week.
The push comes from a Central Coast politician who wants to see far more oversight of local drilling operations. State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson said the watchdog group has not been doing its job of protecting and informing the public.
Central Coast Congresswoman Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) announced Wednesday that she will not run again for her seat in Nov. 2016. She made the announcement in a video saying, "it's been a hard decision to make."
A political race in San Luis Obispo County is heating up well ahead of the 2016 General Election.
The District 3 Supervisor Seat, currently held by Adam Hill, has at least three people running for it, including the incumbent. The area includes the beach cities of Pismo and Grover, more than half of the City of San Luis Obispo, and the communities of Edna Valley and Avila.
Supervisor Adam Hill has held the seat since 2008 and says he plans to be on the ballot in November 2016 for a third term.
(From WhiteHouse.gov) The President delivers remark at the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University to help shape public and private sector efforts to protect American consumers and companies from growing threats to consumers and commercial networks.
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The longtime city manager for Paso Robles says he plans to retire at the end of the year. Jim app has served as the city's top administrator for nearly two decades.
"It has been said that one of life's greatest gifts is the opportunity to work hard at work worth doing," said App in a press release. "It has been an honor to work on behalf of the people of Paso Robles these past 25 years."
He said he made the announcement early, in order to give the City Council "ample time to find an able successor."
App said it's his intent to retire on December 30, 2015.
A Central Coast lawmaker wants Californians to legally have an option to end their lives when diagnosed with a terminal condition.
Senator Bill Monning (D- Carmel) co-authored the proposed legislation with Lois Wolk (D- Davis) which would give someone with less than six months to live the ability to procure an 'end of life' prescription. Two independent physicians must first determine the terminal nature of the illness and the patient must be mentally competent to be eligible for the self-administered, lethal prescription.