Articles Tagged With ‘Opinion’




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Jordan Cunningham supports children and education

Jordan Cunningham

OPINION by PAM ESTES As a parent, my first thought when it comes to voting for my representative is education. I need to know that my children are in good hands when I’m not with them, and that the people... (Continue reading)

Did county emergency responders fail Lake Nacimiento drowning victim?

Nacimiento Lake

OPINION by KIM ENGLISH As one of the first responders to the scene on July 10 at Sandy Cove, I would have to disagree with the way the article portrays the rescue efforts for this young man. What I saw... (Continue reading)

Poll shows Justin Fareed leading in congressional race

Justin Fareed

OPINION by ZACK HUNTER Last week, a new poll showed Justin Fareed leading career politician Salud Carbajal in the race to replace Lois Capps in California’s 24th District. Fareed is up by two points, leading 46 percent to 44 percent.... (Continue reading)

Diablo Canyon closure the result of failed energy policies

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER If you live anywhere on the Central Coast, you’re aware by now that on June 21, PG&E announced it will not seek relicensing of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant when the licenses expire in 2024-2025.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande deserves a responsive and engaged council

LeAnn Akins

OPINION by LEANN AKINS My name is LeAnn Akins and I am running for a seat on the Arroyo Grande City Council. Over the last two years I have closely watched and participated in the local political landscape. I have... (Continue reading)

Was the Diablo desal an election scam?

Supervisor Adam Hill

OPINION by DEBBIE PETERSON About the time that 3rd District Supervisor Adam Hill indicated he would be running for a third term, he and PG&E staff from the Diablo nuclear power plant collaborated over lunch at his home to sell... (Continue reading)

Dan Carpenter reflects on his years on the SLO City Council

San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER With my tenure on the San Luis Obispo City Council ending in a few months, a reflection on what “representation” has meant to me as a public servant seems relevant and appropriate. I hope those who... (Continue reading)

Horrible reality of nuclear power

Jim Griffin

OPINION by JIM GRIFFIN Diablo Canyon is finally shutting down. It should never have been built in the first place, especially over two earthquake prone fault lines. In fact, as we can see now, no nuclear power plants should ever have been... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill fails to atone for leadership failure

Mike Brown

OPINION by MIKE BROWN On June 28, The San Luis Obispo Tribune posted a letter to the editor from 3rd District County Supervisor Adam Hill, who was obviously attempting to get out in front of the bad news that the... (Continue reading)

Why does the Tribune celebrate Islam on July 4?

Tribune news stand

OPINION by OTIS PAGE On July 4 – a day of celebration of the Nation’s birth – the Tribune’s front page article celebrates Islam – the ending of Ramadan. Dismissing the fact that the Nation’s founders were all Christians –... (Continue reading)



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