Articles Tagged With ‘Opinion’




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Don’t like Trump or Clinton? Here is an option

Gordon Mullin

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN Its election season and most folk assume that they have only one of three choices for president: vote for Trump, Clinton or stay home. But I suggest there is another alternative. First, a little background. For... (Continue reading)

Are Morro Bay officials attempting to chip away at Measure D?

Morro Bay waterfront

OPINION by LINDA STEDJEE A Morro Bay law popularly known as “Measure D” is once again under serious assault by city government. Measure D can be modified or removed from the municipal code only by a vote of the people.... (Continue reading)

Tribune’s criticism of France is overreaching

Burkini

OPINION by OTIS PAGE The San Luis Obispo Tribune joined Obama and the Democrat’s Islamic appeasement tactic in its editorial “The burkini bigotry in France has gone too far” and in a commentary by Cathleen Parker titled “Burkinis are not... (Continue reading)

Go big on solar or go home

Roger Freberg

OPINION by ROGER FREBERG The impending draw down of Diablo Canyon raises a number of questions, not just for local government entities dependent on the huge tax windfall they’ve enjoyed for decades, but also for PG&E employees, the people who... (Continue reading)

Another View of the transportation sales tax hike

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote “The only things certain are death and taxes” seems incomplete. These days, it should be modified by adding “and tax increases.” Having read Gordon Mullin’s excellent piece taking on the Tribune... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande police stand with Mayor Jim Hill

Mayor Jim Hill

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL In announcing my campaign for re-election as mayor of Arroyo Grande, I’m very proud to have again earned the endorsement of our Police Officers Association. I was compelled to run as your write-in candidate two... (Continue reading)

It’s time to rein in our outrageous defense budget

Jim Duenow

OPINION by JIM DUENOW The conventions and literally hundreds of speeches are now over. None of the speeches, including those by the nominees, mentioned the gorilla in the room. Namely our ridiculously swollen defense budget. We spend more than 50... (Continue reading)

Should SLO reevaluate plans to increase work-force housing?

Allan Cooper

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Many residents in San Luis Obispo who work to preserve the quality of their environment support increasing the supply of so-called “work force housing.” This is fundamentally good for the environment because it could reduce long... (Continue reading)

Political elites on both sides need to go

Justin Fareed

OPINION by JUSTIN FAREED This election, both nationally and locally, has highlighted a stark divide in our country between those who are deeply entrenched in the political establishment and those with a vision who are working to bring true representation... (Continue reading)

Increase college graduation rates, improve society

Andrea Devitt 2

OPINION by ANDREA DEVITT As the 2016-2017 academic year draws near, it’s important to remember what our colleges and universities do for our local communities. Most of us know that people who earn a college degree are likely to earn... (Continue reading)



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