Articles Tagged With ‘History’




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Prosecutors failed to provide evidence Bob Marley smoked weed

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OPINION by STEPHEN COOPER In the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s tapping of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Bob Marley fans and marijuana smokers, especially those planning a trip to Washington, D.C., should know about a quirky, overlooked judicial opinion issued... (Continue reading)

Finding solace in Steinbeck during the time of Trump

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OPINION by STEPHEN COOPER In a jittery, newly authoritarian land of hatred and hurt, chastened criminal and social justice reformers and human rights advocates can find solace and sustenance in the words and works of the incomparable John Steinbeck, one... (Continue reading)

SLO temporarily halts Chinatown project over Chumash aqueduct

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The city of San Luis Obispo has issued a stop-work order to Copeland Properties, the developer of the Chinatown project. The developer reportedly planned to remove a 250-year-old aqueduct that was built by the Chumash. Last year, archeologist Barry Price... (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)

California governor denies parole to youngest Manson follower

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has denied parole to a female follower of Charles Manson who was 19 years old at the time of the 1969 killings of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Leslie Van Houten previously admitted she stabbed Rosemary LaBianca... (Continue reading)

California to be first state to teach LGBT history in schools

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California second graders will soon learn that some families have two moms or two dads. The State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to adopt new K-12 curricula that incorporates LGBT history into public school classes. [The Guardian] The vote... (Continue reading)

First home hooked up to the Los Osos sewer plant

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Following the successful inspection of the new Los Osos sewer plant, a local contractor connected the first home to the plant on Monday. Gellerman Construction, one of about 80 contractors working on the project, plans to connect two homes on... (Continue reading)

In an ideal world, both sides agree on Scalia’s replacement

Roger Freberg

OPINION by ROGER FREBERG I think if you lived in a hole or an island without power you may not have heard of the death of Antonin Scalia. The reactions have been immediate and passionate, ranging from sadness due to... (Continue reading)

Justice Scalia loved the Constitution exclusively

Ilan Funke-Bilu

OPINION by ILAN FUNKE-BILU I will miss Justice Scalia and so will my clients. Many see him as an originalist guided by conservative, law and order principles. I disagree and I have so advised my clients. Justice Scalia loved the... (Continue reading)

Locals remember Glenn Frey

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OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Jan. 18, the day that the Eagle’s brilliant co-founder Glenn Frey died. For all of us who love rock ‘n roll, it was one of those moments you’ll never forget where you were when you heard... (Continue reading)



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