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  • "I go months without glancing at the newsprint. When I do, it is because I walk past a vending machine that displays the headlines. My then thoughts are, I've heard it on the radio or saw it on the TV news. Sadly news print is becoming coming antiquated like a set of encyclopedias. Frankly there is more news than we need. I'm getting near boycotting ALL of this background noise and just enjoy the good life that remains."

    Jorge Estrada commented in:
    SLO Tribune to get Sacramento based editor on 2018-01-16 10:08:06
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  • "Folks, I think we all see the rapid decline of the San Luis Obispo Telegram-Tribune, and McClatchy has a mess on their hands with a failed business model, low-quality reporters, and problems with production and delivery of their flawed product. I recommend that they move to a business model not dependent on subscribers, and simply use free distribution either online or like the SLO New Times. Simply put, their product is not worth purchasing. George Bailey"

    George Bailey commented in:
    SLO Tribune to get Sacramento based editor on 2018-01-15 18:09:07
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  • "Kind of sounds similar to the Eagle Ranch project in Atascadero. The city staff, city manager, planning commisssion and city council all appeared to start putting the project thru the "approval" process. But then a group of citizens questioned the validity of the EIR that the city helped the developer put together and numerous flaws were discovered within the document. Consequently once that the EIR was challenged the defects of the project were disclosed and it became dead in the water."

    rukidding commented in:
    SLO Planning commissioner ousted after voicing concerns on 2018-01-15 13:38:02
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  • "Sounds like Mr. Mann did his job conscientiously, applying his knowledge and skills and asking the right questions. Based on my experience, the Avila Ranch project was rigged from the start. SLO Council members also tried to get rid of Airport Use Commissioners who, with an abundance of experience, said it was unsafe to put a housing project there. Sad for the victims who buy those homes."

    discloser commented in:
    SLO Planning commissioner ousted after voicing concerns on 2018-01-15 11:57:06
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  • "Who really dismissed the public? The conservative 3 voted to make personal outdoor cannabis grows illegal in unincorporated areas of the county. State voters voted to legalize cannabis; the BOS voted to take our rights away. Who is doing the dismissing here?"

    jimmy_me commented in:
    Supervisors Hill and Gibson dismiss the public on 2018-01-15 09:43:30
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  • "First of all I feel bad for the separation of a family. We have a illegal immigrant that was deported 5 times and killed a person here and is still in this country. I know many married legal citizens who work hard and have never been able to afford to buy a home but Silva a illegal with 3 children no husband here as managed to do it. How? We should keep her here so she can show our citizens how to achieve this goal. I think you should run a complete list of steps and time frame on how to become a citizen because if Silva has been applying for the 25 yrs. she has been here with no success then we definetly need to change our system. A lot of people have been here for yrs and are fearful of deportation and it would be nice to know how many have applied for citizenship and if not why? I'm sure the majority of the citizens in this country are not against immigration or you personnally but feel that after 25 yrs you have had ample time to become a citizen of this country and that as long as immigrants go thru the process legally then that is fine. Again you should print the criteria for becoming a citizen as it should not take that long if they try."

    mullyman commented in:
    Grover Beach woman deported to Mexico on 2018-01-14 09:02:25
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  • "CentralcoastRN, Your Christian bible ignorance unfortunately has no bounds. One of the hooks for Christianity is the Forgiveness Doctrine, where when one becomes a true Christian, which is a Christian that follows ALL of the bible’s doctrine, they have 490 times that they can sin before their forgiveness card expires. In the case for Neofita Valerio-Silva, it works like this when Jesus said, to wit: “Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven. (Matthew 18: 21-22) For the mathematically challenged, that is 7 x 70 = 490 times a Christian can sin according to none other than Jesus. Under this biblical premise above, Neofita Valerio-Silva gets a pass from Jesus. Did you want to say Jesus was wrong in Matthew 18: 21-22? No? I didn’t think so. The Forgiveness Doctrine as shown and proffered by Jesus. Its really quite ingenious if you think about it because it really gives the true Christian no incentive not to sin, well, at least up to 490 times. “Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.“ (Proverbs 30:5) Obviously every word is flawless would include the passages in question."

    Ted Slanders commented in:
    Grover Beach woman deported to Mexico on 2018-01-13 13:51:20
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  • "I wouldn't have expected them to vote with the majority on this, it goes against their ideals, what ever those may be. Its too bad the people in these two districts have their heads stuck in the sand we really need these two self serving hacks gone, we the people won't see hardly anything done in a timely fashion with these two around, if they would agree and work with the majority once in a while it would be refreshing, wait till committee appointments come around again and we'll be stuck with a fresh round of whiny crud from these two."

    Myself commented in:
    Supervisors Hill and Gibson dismiss the public on 2018-01-13 08:20:00
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  • "It was very apparent that Adam Hill really had no interest in the chairmanship of the board of supervisors by his antics, that said antics were just a ploy by Hill to show his voter base and the donors to his campaign what a maligned and picked on person he is on the B.O.S. I congratulate the board for ignoring him and choosing Mr. Peschong as the board chair. Respect to those who deserve it!"

    T-Bone commented in:
    Public lashes out at Supervisor Adam Hill, no chairmanship on 2018-01-11 21:56:39
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  • "One more year of this 3-2 BS! I personally can not wait to see it 2-3 with Jimmy Paulding taking Lynn's seat! Let's see how the other 2 react to turn around.....I do hope it is not as crappy as this board makes it. Talk about partisan politics, nothing gets done for the community at large. It's all about the trumpsters this year again."

    jms3211 commented in:
    Public lashes out at Supervisor Adam Hill, no chairmanship on 2018-01-11 19:39:18
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  • "I do not want to label him guilty because of his acquaintances, a public defender routinely does their job in the presences of people they would have nothing to do with during their private time. Our legal system has to represent even the guilty, for justice to be served. This at times seems to be a waste of tax dollars but the people who do the job, must be respected for their service. Certainly they have to routinely deal with the pressure of a process while setting aside their personal convictions."

    Jorge Estrada commented in:
    Controversial attorney appointed SLO County judge on 2018-01-10 13:48:57
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  • "Sadly, IN MY OPINION, the Democrats have supported having the Board meetings removed from KCBX radio. Squelching this easy access to the goings on of the Board meetings has afforded the ridiculousness to get this far. They will say you can watch it on TV later, use your smart phone to stream the live coverage or go online with your computer but get real, a radio is by far the most available. Standby, soon there will be KPHK radio bringing you live uncensored public comments from most Gov public meetings."

    Jorge Estrada commented in:
    Adam Hill needs discipline, not the chairmanship on 2018-01-10 08:58:35
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  • "I would think that e-mails have been sent to the rest of the BOS asking them to censor hill, it looks like it may have worked for a little while, but he still manages to slip off his medication and continues to make a fool of himself, I'd like to know why the rest of the board doesn't get serious about doing something about him."

    Myself commented in:
    Adam Hill needs discipline, not the chairmanship on 2018-01-10 07:23:54
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  • "WWJD? Well, he would probably be upset with her for lying. You can’t make babies alone bro. Her husband didn’t just come to the US to impregnate her and run on back to Mexico. I mean, if Mexico was SO BAD that she had to leave, then why would her husband not come along? Isn’t he going to come and support his family? Maybe he has been here all along, lying, working under the table, cheating the system. Maybe that is how she got pregnant 3 TIMES and then gave birth on US soil. I wonder what kind of benefits 3 US babies born to an illegal can get? Housing? Medi-cal? Food stamps? Cash aid? I wonder what Jesus would think about someone who took things that did not belong to them, and did so by lying and manipulating in order to get them?"

    CentralcoastRN commented in:
    Grover Beach woman deported to Mexico on 2018-01-09 17:58:10
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  • "From the outside looking in this looks like an issue that is easily resolved. Appears that the indicated area is encircled by CalFire. It would only make sense to contract out to CalFire and consolidate the protection and providing a better level of service. This would also reduce another bureaucracy within government. If Pismo Beach is doing this one would have to think that financially it's the best way to go."

    rukidding commented in:
    Five Cities Fire Authority seeking 70 percent budget increase on 2018-01-09 17:53:06
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  • "Jorge, I usually agree with your (mostly) balanced and almost always funny comments. In this case, I can only assume that you don't know Matt Guerrero and are not aware of his behavior - it couldn't be further from judge-like. Guerrero has courted and worked alongside Adam Hill, John Shoals, Mary Lucey, Caren Ray, all of whom have sold their souls for power and money. They will all continue in that vein and will become more and more powerful and corrupt if they continue in office."

    discloser commented in:
    Controversial attorney appointed SLO County judge on 2018-01-08 17:42:01
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  • "Folks, I agree with Mr. T. Keith Gurnee! If Adam Hill was to use his college professor ‘smarts', he would stop being so defensive and actually listen to the advice of Mr. Gurnee. Adam Hill is in office to represent ALL of us, and his intransigent stubbornness is keeping him from becoming an improved public servant. We deserve better. I suggest Mr. Hill spend less time attacking the conservative majority and more time trying to find common ground, so the taxpaying public can see things improve in their daily lives. Hill and his environmentalist friends fought for the closure of Diablo Canyon, and I want them to develop a plan that will allow for the PGE funds to be backfilled to our communities WITHOUT any new taxes. Instead of playing juvenile political games, Mr. Hill (and other Libetards like Caren Ray) ought to start helping to improve our lives. George Bailey"

    George Bailey commented in:
    Adam Hill needs discipline, not the chairmanship on 2018-01-08 15:20:46
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  • "In 1975 I married a Canadian. I was informed that I could bring her back and do the paper work here, WRONG! The United States Consulate in Canada is where the process begins and ends. Never mind -40 below and thousands of miles driven to complete this task, if you want to acquire legal residency in the United States then you perform the required task. I don't think that Mexicans should be allowed to bypass the process, especially if they start by ignoring it. At some point Valerio-Silva could have gone back to Mexico and applied just like everyone else. Never mind children, real-estate or employment commitments, she thought she could work the system and messing with the process will only create an issue that immigration, from the Mexican side of the Boarder, will firmly resist. It's like this, if you want to immigrate then you follow the process. Sadly, I was misinformed by a SLO local board agent and got married in Canada only to be handed a cold dish in Hell. We survived the process which included evil agents of US Consulate who have full authority over the goal to bring my then wife to the United States."

    Jorge Estrada commented in:
    Grover Beach woman deported to Mexico on 2018-01-08 13:11:57
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  • ". Comically, one can only wonder in how many were Christians that gave my post above a “thumbs down,” and when doing so, they directly went against their faith in becoming hypocrites, and we all know what Jesus thought of hypocrites! Wonder if they ever think, WWJD in this situation pertaining to Neofita Valerio-Silva? The answer to this question is obvious."

    Ted Slanders commented in:
    Grover Beach woman deported to Mexico on 2018-01-08 10:04:55
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  • "Clinically speaking, Adam Hill is a Malignant Narcissist just like Donald Trump. In the same way that Donald Trump has eroded and defiled what is great about America, Adam Hill has tarnished what is great about SLO County. Though Hill has a lot of company in his toxic style, he is the poster child of that sick group that is not reflective of the good people of this area."

    JB Bronson commented in:
    Adam Hill needs discipline, not the chairmanship on 2018-01-08 08:03:33
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  • "The fact you posted a link to something "hollywood" pretty much puts you in the shitter and shows where your coming from. Self absorbed, pretentious,overpaid, hypocrites. I'm still waiting for the many to "self deport" like they proclaimed they would when Trump became our president. For you and the rest, enjoy the bus ride to TJ, I hear the scenery is real nice in 2018."

    Snoid commented in:
    Grover Beach woman deported to Mexico on 2018-01-08 05:37:38
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  • "I bought a home on the Central Coast 20 years ago. At the time you had to have a minimum 6% downpayment with a FHA loan. A starter home (a condo or a 2br SFR) was about 125-130k. That means a down payment of about $7,600. I was working as a nurse then. I can tell you that during that time period, I was working 16 hour days, 6 days a week, to afford that down payment. Back then, lenders would scrutinize every little thing on a credit report. I had ONE late payment on a credit card, and to get that funding I had to explain why I made it late. That was one of the hardest things I ever achieved. I couldn’t do it now, homes cost too much. Sad. I read comments from those who say anyone NOT supporting this woman is a racist bigot. I honestly don’t understand this. I don’t care what color she is or where she is from. Chinese, Russian, Canadian-illegal is illegal. Here is what I know: 1. She is not in our county legally. 2. She has lived in our country ILLEGALLY for many years. 3. She gave birth to 3 children on US soil, allegedly while the baby daddy/hubby resides in Mexico. 4. She has been able to purchase a home in one of the most expensive states in the US, apparently working as a maid and a single parent. I read stories like hers and I think about my own life. It was so hard to be able to buy a home. They asked for EVERYTHING. Social security number, tax records, proof of income, multiple credit reports, proof that I had gainful employment. Anyone out there who owns a home knows what this is like. I think that when a special interest story like hers is released, that some tough questions need to be asked in addition to garnering sympathy. Asking the tough questions doesn’t make a person a bigot, or racist. I think people asking questions is NORMAL."

    CentralcoastRN commented in:
    Grover Beach woman deported to Mexico on 2018-01-07 15:56:46
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