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Supervisor Adam Hill’s conduct is unacceptable

Curtis Reinhardt

OPINION by CURTIS REINHARDT Unfortunately, our elected San Luis Obispo County District 3 Supervisor Adam Hill has once again used his position in a late-night tirade to pressure and intimidate local citizens to financially support his campaign for reelection. Two... (Continue reading)

Warde remembers New Times’ Steve Moss

Stacey Warde

Opinion by Stacey Warde, publisher of the Rogue Voice I worked at New Times as managing editor at the turn of the century, not long after 9/11, when the alternative weekly wasn’t yet 20 years old. Recently, I received an... (Continue reading)

Fight the drought with desalination

Jordan Cunningham

By JORDAN CUNNINGHAM Despite last winter’s modest rainfall, California remains mired in its fifth year of drought. Sixty percent of the state has been categorized by the State Water Resources Control Board as being in “severe” or “extreme” drought. Hardest hit is the Central Coast and Central Valley,... (Continue reading)

Los Osos needs a change in leadership

Julie Tacker

OPINION by JULIE TACKER Here we go again; Los Osos Community Services District is looking for a new General Manager.  With 16 or so, under its collective 16 year-old belt, the district is asking for proposals from qualified individuals to... (Continue reading)

Don’t like Trump or Clinton? Here is an option

Gordon Mullin

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN Its election season and most folk assume that they have only one of three choices for president: vote for Trump, Clinton or stay home. But I suggest there is another alternative. First, a little background. For... (Continue reading)

Are Morro Bay officials attempting to chip away at Measure D?

Morro Bay waterfront

OPINION by LINDA STEDJEE A Morro Bay law popularly known as “Measure D” is once again under serious assault by city government. Measure D can be modified or removed from the municipal code only by a vote of the people.... (Continue reading)

Tribune’s criticism of France is overreaching

Burkini

OPINION by OTIS PAGE The San Luis Obispo Tribune joined Obama and the Democrat’s Islamic appeasement tactic in its editorial “The burkini bigotry in France has gone too far” and in a commentary by Cathleen Parker titled “Burkinis are not... (Continue reading)

Go big on solar or go home

Roger Freberg

OPINION by ROGER FREBERG The impending draw down of Diablo Canyon raises a number of questions, not just for local government entities dependent on the huge tax windfall they’ve enjoyed for decades, but also for PG&E employees, the people who... (Continue reading)

Another View of the transportation sales tax hike

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote “The only things certain are death and taxes” seems incomplete. These days, it should be modified by adding “and tax increases.” Having read Gordon Mullin’s excellent piece taking on the Tribune... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande police stand with Mayor Jim Hill

Mayor Jim Hill

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL In announcing my campaign for re-election as mayor of Arroyo Grande, I’m very proud to have again earned the endorsement of our Police Officers Association. I was compelled to run as your write-in candidate two... (Continue reading)



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