Corporations have been sued for product disparagement before, but the San Luis Obispo County government may be the first governing body to be held liable for such an act if they’re proven to be wrong about their facts in dismissing the STEP collection system.
Continue reading STEP vs. SLO County: The Case for Product Disparagement →
During ex parte comments by commissioners at the June 11 Coastal Commission hearing in Marina del Rey — which resulted in a Coastal Development Permit unanimously granted to the Los Osos Wastewater Project — Commissioner Mary Shallenberger disclosed that the day before the hearing she had met with San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Gibson, County Counsels Jensen and McNulty, and County Public Works Director Ogren. She said in part:
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On Friday, the California Coastal Commission unanimously approved the currently proposed wastewater treatment facility for Los Osos and issued the Coastal Development Permit. After receiving comments from San Luis Obispo County staff and a handful of public speakers who raised objections to CCC staff recommendations, the Commission concluded their short de novo meeting by approving the CDP via an unanimous roll call vote.
Live-blogged developments after the jump.
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Apparently, Tom Murphy, self-described inventor of the quirky “Reclamator” home water-reuse device, has been busy inventing new professions for himself. At least one particular profession might force him to hire an attorney — a real one — to keep him out of mounting legal troubles. The sometimes volatile Murphy was arrested Tuesday . . . → Read More: EXCLUSIVE: Tom Murphy Busted in Arizona
Click here to view the unofficial election results.
9:30 AM – The County-Clerk Recorder reports that Bruce Gibson is now keeping his seat as 2nd District Supervisor. With 100% of the precincts reporting, Gibson won 69.65% over Ochylski with 30.13%. This is a landslide victory.
June 9 (12:00 AM) – As I’ve reported on Razor Online, there has . . . → Read More: June 8, 2010 San Luis Obispo County Election Results
UPDATE: Orenco’s Mike Saunders replies to the Coastal Commission. On Thursday, June 10, Mike Saunders of Orenco challenged the California Coastal Commission staff’s last-minute addendum, which echoed the County’s preference for a conventional gravity system and its concerns regarding the STEP collection system. “While we have an obvious . . . → Read More: The ROCK: Ogren’s MWH Gravity Bias Costing Los Osos Tens of Millions
By ED OCHS
If it’s Tuesday and you happen to be visiting Los Osos from out of the area, perhaps thinking about moving there, and want to know more about the future of this nature-lover’s seaside paradise, you may want to sit in on a rare Los Osos Update or weekly . . . → Read More: The ROCK: Gibson Under-Estimating Sewer Bills to Win Los Osos Votes