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Proposed groundwater regulations will affect all residents

OPINION By LARRY and SUSAN MCGOURTY If you live in a city in San Luis Obispo County or live in the rural county and grow fruits and vegetables for family and friends and think the permanent water offsets and groundwater... (Continue reading)

Just say no to crude by rail

OPINION BY THE MESA REFINERY WATCH GROUP Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo City Council officially joined a rapidly expanding list of towns, cities and counties. They’re the ones specifically opposed to Phillips 66 imposing its self-proclaimed “crude-by-rail strategy” on California... (Continue reading)

Appeals board does not favor assessor’s office

OPINION By TOM BORDONARO I read with interest Noel Foerst’s editorial that concluded that the appeals board is biased towards the San Luis Obispo County Assessor’s Office and would like to offer some facts for consideration. The California State Board... (Continue reading)

Quarry proposals is a tale of two cities

OPINION By BILL LLOYD County planning staffs review of two quarry proposals is a tale of two cities: Las Pilitas Resources, a small locally-owned quarry proposal that’s been heavily scrutinized by county staff, and the Hanson Quarry expansion, a larger,... (Continue reading)

Sanitation staff fails to follow board direction

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Tonight the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD) will be considering the audit that has been asked for repeatedly since December, when Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill suggested that it be agendized. Once agendized,... (Continue reading)

Appeals board is biased towards assessor’s office

OPINION By NOEL FOERST Most people are unaware of the property Tax Appeals Board of San Luis Obispo County hearing procedures until they question their property’s assessed taxes. Their next step is to challenge the Assessor’s office of Tom Bordonaro... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita quarry points and counterpoints

OPINION By T. KEITH GURNEE With the recent spate of articles and opinion pieces on the proposed Las Pilitas Quarry in CalCoastNews, the responses generated have been interesting to say the least. Now that the applicants are appealing the San... (Continue reading)

Hill’s support base dwindling

OPINION By STEW JENKINS The San Luis Obispo Tribune thankfully evolved into a Liberal Newspaper after McClatchy purchased it from Knight-Ridder. Liberal or conservative, it is difficult to accept the editorial board republishing in its Feb. 6 editorial the political... (Continue reading)

No to a Santa Margarita quarry

OPINION By TE KINDERKNECHT Dear San Luis Obispo community, I write in response to the gross misinformation being shelled out. I challenge any of the supporters of the Santa Margarita quarry to post their address, even just their street. I... (Continue reading)

Thank you Supervisor Mecham

OPINION By JOHN TEXEIRA I want to thank Supervisor Frank Mecham for the actions he took at the last San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting. As a resident of Paso Robles, I am very proud of my supervisor.... (Continue reading)



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