Articles Tagged With ‘History’




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Locals remember Glenn Frey

Glenn Frey

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)

Atascadero Printery headed to tax auction

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By KAREN VELIE Because of unpaid taxes, the historic Printery building in Atascadero is headed to a tax auction. Bidders for the Printery Building, located at 6351 Olmeda Avenue, will need to start with a minimum bid of $1.3 million... (Continue reading)

Top ten stories of 2015

Adam Hill speaking at a groundbreaking ceremony for a PB Companies project.

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The year 2015 drew to a close with Atascadero’s former citizen of the year in federal prison and Arroyo Grande’s most recent citizen of the year in the San Luis Obispo County Jail. In a wild year... (Continue reading)

Dispute erupts after SLO fire burns The Sub

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Following a fire that destroyed The Sub and burned day and night Saturday, the business owner and the San Luis Obispo Fire Department are trading blame for the extent of the damage. The Sub is a retail store and head... (Continue reading)

SLO fire burns three businesses, photos

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A fire that began before noon on Saturday is still burning inside a business on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. No injuries have been reported. At about 11 a.m., firefighters responded to the Sub, a head shop and retail... (Continue reading)

Statue of Liberty is designed after a Muslim woman

Statue of Liberty

OPINION by DAVID BROADWATER Those agitated by what Bill O’Reilly of Fox News calls “The Dramatic Muslim Invasion” may find a soothing tonic in the history of the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty was modeled after a Muslim... (Continue reading)

Why is the Catholic Church celebrating genocide?

Junipero Serra

Opinion by José Freeman, Salinan Trowtraahl Elders’ Council We are Salinan Trowtraahl. What we share here reflects solely and exclusively the heart of our Salinan village alone and not that of other Salinan tribal organizations. Recently, we were invited to... (Continue reading)

The sanitation district should finish what it started

OPINION by MARK LONDON and PATRICIA PRICE We served on the nine member citizen committee selected by the board of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District to select a contractor to review past management practices and develop a... (Continue reading)

Manson follower again eligible for parole from CMC

Bruce Davis

Prison officials have again found Manson family member Bruce Davis eligible for parole from the California Men’s Colony. Davis, 72, has been serving life sentences for two 1969 murders, as well as conspiracy to commit murder. He was not directly... (Continue reading)

Who has egg on their face now?

Mike Brennler

OPINION By MIKE BRENNLER On June 12, 2007 the following editorial excerpt was printed in the San Luis Obispo Tribune: “Gearhart was Unfairly Targeted. Atascadero Mayor Pro Tem Mike Brennler has a little egg on his face following his premature... (Continue reading)



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