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  • "It was only a matter of time for these layoffs. Vista is notorious for buying IP and then slashing and/or moving the talent to Texas. Notice there is no mention of re-employment after the COVID-19 crisis is over. Hundreds of people are now living in San Luis Obispo without a job or the means to sustain a living yet there are a few from this company that live in their mansions and don't need to ever worry about money again. I am not a 1% conspiracist but this Vista deal just reaks!"

    ByteMaker commented in:
    Mindbody lays off hundreds of San Luis Obispo employees on 2020-04-02 14:56:19
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  • "Nice look for a mug shot. Less so for a job interview, but then why work when you can steal credit cards with a no jail guarantee (non violent offense) courtesy of the Governor who has completely chosen to ignore, or perhaps embraces, the long-term effects on our society? This was the mayor who applied the hunter-gatherer concept for ignoring rampant car break-ins in S.F."

    obispan commented in:
    Officers nab Morro Bay burglar, two still missing on 2020-04-02 11:25:31
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  • "Maybe, maybe not, but many commenters here lack instititional knowledge. After Ed Williams retired (finally) all 7 police chiefs decided it was time to clean up the SO and backed retired SLOPD Chief Jim Gardiner, formerly a Newport Beach Captain who recovered from being shot on duty as a patrol officer. The deputies association went ape-shit and came up with and elected a clown within their ranks, Pat Hedges, a long story in itself. Given the history of the department, Parkinson, while of course less than perfect, is pretty clean. I'm thinking if he got too much push-back, and he probably did, he might drop a dime on the FBI."

    obispan commented in:
    SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill confirms suicide attempt on 2020-04-02 10:12:26
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  • "Well, this is the first word that I've seen from the League of California Cities as our entire state struggles to stay afloat in the pending financial tsunami that is about to strike. Right now- this very moment- all the cities in California are preparing their budgets for the 2020-21 fiscal year. It is already clear that the Corona Virus situation is going to devastate the revenues of the current 2019-20 fiscal year for most (if not all) municipalities and dramatically reduce the estimated budget revenues for the next fiscal year. This will require massive reductions in the budgeted expenditures of municipalities. And, because the single-biggest expenditure for virtually every municipality is salaries and benefits, that's precisely where the budgeted expenditures for the 2020-21 fiscal year are going to have to come from. That will necessitate massive personnel layoffs, terminations and cutbacks. So, here's an idea: If the LCC truly wants to take some action to proactively address the coming Municipal Budget Bomb that is going to hit in the next two months, how about the LCC announce that ALL its elected city council members statewide will IMMEDIATELY cease taking ANY salary payment for their SERVICE and reduce and/or completely eliminate any and all benefits that are paid by their city's municipal budget. Further, how about the LCC recommend that all their member cities IMMEDIATELY reduce current administrative/management salaries by 50% or some other such necessary figure, or, better yet, place a salary cap of $100,000 on all administrative/management positions, freeze hiring to fill any current personnel vacancies, and place a salary cap of $100,000 on ALL public employee positions until further notice. Then, once those cost savings are calculated, THEN the city councils can consider further necessary staff/personnel cutbacks. So, League of California Cities, I herewith challenge you to take this, or some similarly proactive effective, action to address this coming Municipal Budget Bomb in your member cities statewide."

    panflash commented in:
    League of California Cities seeks Public Records Act suspension on 2020-04-02 09:44:31
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  • "Dare you say law enforcement should be completely professional and non-political? Just when did YOU fall off the back of the turnip truck? In Parkinson's favor, I think he's done was he can to date and will continue to try to make progress. He has an elective office, Rita Neal does not, Hill on the rampage and a SLO Progressive candidate's campaign could HAVE brought him down next time. The FBI may be involved due to the scope of the investigation, and maybe the SO and DA brought them in for help for the aforementioned reasons, I hope so. We know that Hill, Wallace, Lee, Shoals, and many others were corrupt and spreading like a cancer SLO County has ever known, not that it was squeaky clean before."

    obispan commented in:
    SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill confirms suicide attempt on 2020-04-01 21:11:37
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  • "Can we confirm Sheriff Parkinson has paid Adam a visit to take possession of all his guns and to make sure any guns with family members that Adam would have access to are either secured are to also remove them, given Mr. hill has admitted to being mentally unstable? For the safety of everyone and especially everyone Adam has be verbally abusive to, if the Sheriff has not and Adam were to do something I think the Sheriff would be liable."

    kayaknut commented in:
    SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill confirms suicide attempt on 2020-04-01 18:09:07
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  • "It's a recreational legal drug and ESSENTIAL business providing safe FDA product and many JOBS like coffee, nicotine, alcohol, tea, hot peppers; have you had a really hot pepper and almost pass out? Also, do you blame a gun for a murder, or the murderer? Same goes with a harmless, none opiate plant. Coffee has a sad, sad history, which is worth my discontent imo. Any accredited medical professional is worried more about alcohol vs harmless marijuana or green tea."

    oldtimer commented in:
    SLO pot shop red-tagged for violating the rules on 2020-04-01 17:00:33
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  • "Trump, 4/1/20, "I knew everything. I knew it could be horrible. I knew it could be maybe good. I don't want to be a negative person. ... You know I'm a cheerleader for the country.” This IS an admission of lying. “We are going through the worst thing that the country has probably ever seen." One LIE to over compensate and shift the attention from the other LIES. REALLY, if you have an ounce of objective intellect, how can you support this chronic liar? “How 'bout a shot of truth in that denial cocktail.” Jennifer Salaiz"

    mazin commented in:
    Coronavirus versus the Goddess of Justice on 2020-04-01 14:59:46
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  • "And this is the guy they chose to open up a "Pot Shop"? The guy that doesn't follow the rules? For example, one former employee said they delivered complimentary pot to SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill’s home. The deliveries were worth between $300 and $400, they said. WTF is Dan Dow doing?"

    Kalifornia_Bud commented in:
    SLO pot shop red-tagged for violating the rules on 2020-04-01 14:02:43
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  • "Exactly. Just what I was thinking. How about a story about how Tenet Healthcare—owns some local hospitals—is cutting benefits for its employees? Shouldn't it be the opposite while they are putting their lives on the line during this crisis? And, especially when the feds just passed a billion dollar bailout for hospital corporations. I guess the message is that investors are more important than doctors. Whether or not pot stores are somehow skirting the law is probably not that important in the larger scheme of things right now. https://www.postandcourier.com/health/covid19/hospital-company-cutting-sc-workers-retirement-benefits-during-coronavirus/article_9629587c-7352-11ea-9cc1-1b59c48c92e8.html"

    mercut1469 commented in:
    SLO pot shop red-tagged for violating the rules on 2020-04-01 13:41:07
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