Opinion


It’s time for San Luis Obispo officials to commit to slow growth

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER As I’m writing this, the San Luis Obispo City Council will be conducting a virtual community forum to help “shape cohesive priorities for San Luis Obispo’s future”. Though many of the permanent residents of SLO will... (Continue reading)

Is the SLO Tribune attempting to take advantage of a national tragedy?

Statement by the Republican Party of San Luis Obispo County The Republican Party of San Luis Obispo County joins with all people of goodwill, ordinary citizens and public officials alike, in deploring Wednesday’s U.S. Capitol attack, the break-in and destruction... (Continue reading)

2021 predictions from the SLO Psychic

Predictions by Andy Caldwell San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson, who has always believed he is the smartest person in any room, will take a cue from “Dr.” Jill Biden, aka Dr. Pepper, who, by Joe Biden’s own account,... (Continue reading)

Same players, same attitudes rule Oceano

OPINION by APRIL DURY On Nov. 3, the residents within the district of the Oceano Community Services District used their voices and voted in the exact same three board members we have had for the last two plus years. Sadly,... (Continue reading)

District Attorney Dan Dow rebukes Judge Matt Guerrero’s ruling

Statement from SLO County District Attorney Dan Dow First, let me be clear I have deep respect for the judicial process and the judges who are called to make difficult decisions. With that in mind, I respectfully and strongly disagree... (Continue reading)

It is time for San Simeon’s legal counsel to do the right thing

Opinion by Michael Donahue in an open letter to the San Simeon Community Services District’s legal counsel Jeffery Minnery In light of recent San Simeon Community Services District’s troubles including constructing a $1,000,000 building to house the reverse osmosis unit... (Continue reading)

The troubling dictates of Gov. Gavin Newsom

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE What’s Gov. Gavin Newsom been thinking? He’s been doing some strange things lately, but his latest executive action calling for a coronavirus stay-at-home and lockdown order based on a hastily conceived and unvetted map of... (Continue reading)

Thanksgiving and gratitude

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN From the earliest times of our nation, we have set aside this day to give thanks for what we have and acknowledge those who made it possible for us to enjoy the freedoms we relish, the... (Continue reading)

Assemblyman Cunningham and Addis’ statements on the race

Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham appears to have won reelection for his California Assembly District 35 seat against challenger Dawn Addis, 55.1 percent to 44.9 percent. Statement from Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham I am honored that the voters have elected me to a... (Continue reading)

SLO police increase patrols, cite those having prohibited gatherings

Statement by San Luis Obispo City Administrators The City of San Luis Obispo continues to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community. With the recent spike in new cases, the City of San Luis Obispo, in... (Continue reading)