Rep. Lois Capps, D-Santa Barbara, and Assembly candidate Hilda Zacarias will speak and answer questions about current issues, including the state budget and the nine initiatives on the Nov. 2 ballot, at a get-together Sunday in Los Osos.
The event, sponsored by the Los Osos Grassroots Democrats, will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Los Osos Valley Community Park Red Barn, located at Los Osos Valley Road and Palisades Avenue.
Capps is running for re-election to the House of Representatives in the 22nd District.
Zacarias is a candidate for the 33rd District Assembly seat vacated by Sam Blakeslee when he was elected to the state Senate.
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A pulled-pork and chicken barbecue lunch is included for a $15 entry fee. Proceeds will benefit the Zacarías for Assembly campaign and the Los Osos Grassroots Democrats.
— Bob Cuddy
Voters wishing to learn about the nine statewide propositions on the Nov. 2 ballot can gather information about them at a forum in San Luis Obispo on Monday.
The American Association of University Women San Luis Obispo and the League of Women Voters of San Luis Obispo County are co-sponsoring the event, which will take place between 7 and 9 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Marsh and Morro streets.
After a short presentation on the pros and cons of each measure, organizers will accept questions from the audience.
— Bob Cuddy
Candidates for two seats on Coast Unified School District’s Board of Trustees are scheduled to participate in an informational forum starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The meeting will be at school district offices in the Old Cambria Grammar School, 1350 Main St.
The candidates are incumbents Dianne Brooke and Del Clegg and challengers Lee Chamberlain and Gretchen Ross. Ross is from Cayucos (28 Cayucos students attend Coast Union High School). The other candidates live in Cambria.
— Kathe Tanner