Articles Tagged With ‘Opinion’




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Adam Hill must go

Jim Duenow

OPINION by JIM DUENOW The election season is upon us and I fear disasters are in store for us. The worst will be the likely reelection of Adam Hill for the District 3 San Luis Obispo County supervisor seat. The... (Continue reading)

Media collusion cultivates corruption

Adam Hill

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Let’s not parse words: the local daily newspaper is the leading cause of widespread governmental corruption so widely associated with San Luis Obispo County. This truism was driven home Sunday morning when The Tribune’s editorial board... (Continue reading)

Is Oceano the tail that wags the dog?

Mayor John Shoals

OPINION by OTIS PAGE Grover Beach Mayor John Shoals, as chair of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District, has directed the abandonment of the current bimonthly billing for sanitary services and place it on the property tax. Shoals major... (Continue reading)

Christmas presents for Grover Beach residents? 

Mayor John Shoals

OPINION by RONALD ARNOLDSEN It’s a Royal Flush. Here is what is coming down the pipe. Grover Beach Mayor John Shoals in his capacity as Chair of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has voted to place your septic bill on the property... (Continue reading)

The supervisor, his toadies, and the Internet

Daniel Blackburn

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Karen Velie’s adult daughter Autumn died two years ago after suffering a seizure in her bathtub. In the aftermath and in the midst of family grief, a rumor was floated that Karen, co-founder of CalCoastNews, was... (Continue reading)

Public employee unions near-death in Supreme Court

Peter Scheer

OPINION by PETER SCHEER Public employee unions, the most powerful special interest group in California and most other states, came within a heartbeat of losing that power, as a legal challenge by dissident public school teachers came to a close... (Continue reading)

Leftover shoe goo, yes, but who’s goo is it?

AG City Council 6

OPINION BY LEANN AKINS This letter is in response to Bob Cuddy’s March 24 opinion piece entitled “Leftover shoo goo.” While Mr. Cuddy has correctly identified there are issues presenting themselves within the City of Arroyo Grande and its city... (Continue reading)

Bob Cuddy, facts matter

Robert Cuddy

OPINION by JULIE TACKER Not much has changed for the retired Robert C. Cuddy, former reporter for the San Luis Obispo Tribune, just as he often failed to check facts for his news articles, he failed to fact check his... (Continue reading)

Carpenter listens to the public, changes position

San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER On Tuesday March 15, the majority of the San Luis Obispo City Council including myself, gave direction to staff to return with a discussion of policy, legal and operational issues on the idea to create a... (Continue reading)

30 organizations oppose Diablo Canyon bill

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

Statement by Mothers for Peace Thirty environmental, health and other organizations today announced their opposition to California state legislation that would mandate an analysis of purportedly negative – but not positive – impacts of shutting down the Diablo Canyon nuclear power... (Continue reading)



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