Former employees of the San Luis Obispo County Assessor's Office say elected leader Tom Bordonaro is absentee from his duties, and that his lack of leadership goes beyond medical leave for surgeries. Bordonaro denies those claims.
San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor candidate for District 4 Jimmy Paulding is a project manager, project planner, an attorney and a lifelong resident of South County. He's running to unseat incumbent Lynn Compton.
San Luis Obispo County supervisor candidates Lynn Compton and Jimmy Paulding debated roads, sidewalks, homelessness, businesses in South County at the Oceano Community Services District on May 10, 2018.
SLO Mayor Heidi Harmon is running for re-election. Harmon narrowly edged Jan Marx for the seat two year ago and has strived to create affordable housing, reduce homeless and welcome immigrants to the city.
San Luis Obispo County assessor candidates Tom Bordonaro Jr. and David Boyer faced off Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at an election forum hosted by the Latino Outreach Council ahead of the June 5 primary election.
Incumbent District Attorney Dan Dow and challenger Judge Mike Cummins debated about inmate deaths at the jail and their professional experience at a candidate forum in San Luis Obispo, California, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
Judge Mike Cummins, who is challenging incumbent District Attorney Dan Dow in the June 5, 2018, Primary Election, is alleged to have misreported more than $130,000 in campaign payments since the beginning of his campaign in January.
San Luis Obispo County District 4 supervisor candidates for the June election, Lynn Compton and Jimmy Paulding, debated affordable housing, air quality, roads, green energy and local businesses at a forum on Monday, May 7, 2018.
San Luis Obispo County voters will decide on a cannabis industry tax of 4 percent, with the potential to increase that rate by 2 percent annually each year, starting in 2020. The Board of Supervisors would have the ability to increase the tax rate up to 10 percent.