Is the election delaying answers to Los Osos’ $10 million question?

OPINION by JULIE TACKER In March of this year, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors settled a $23 million lawsuit with sewer collection system contractor, ARB Inc., by borrowing the $10 million from the solar mitigation fund. Los... (Continue reading)

Ilan Funke-Bilu is the most qualified candidate for judge

OPINION by WILLIAM AUSMAN I am writing to you to let you know that one of our own is not only serving our community well but wants to serve all of the people of San Luis Obispo County. I read... (Continue reading)

Who is spreading lies in SLO County?

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Former Tribune reporter Dave Wilcox and Supervisor Adam Hill recently posted on Facebook that I was “lying” about taking credit for the smoking ban adopted by the San Luis Obispo City Council in the 1990s. I... (Continue reading)

DA Dan Dow fails to promote justice, supports cronyism

OPINION by RICK HOLIDAY They say a picture is worth a thousand words, then how much is smoking gun video evidence worth proving San Luis Obispo’s District Attorney Dan Dow’s gross negligence of duty for refusing to file criminal complaints... (Continue reading)

Jimmy Paulding needs to study, stop throwing mud

OPINION by JULIE TACKER District 4 Supervisorial candidate Jimmy Paulding has Oceano residents up in arms over having been “the county’s stepchild;” as evidenced by there not being sidewalks in the community. Blaming current Supervisor Lynn Compton for failing to prioritize... (Continue reading)

Keith Gurnee announces his run for mayor

Announcement by T. Keith Gurnee On May 11, I filed a notice of intent to run for Mayor of the City of San Luis Obispo. Why in the world would I consider running against an incumbent mayor? Just a few... (Continue reading)

Grief should not factor into county races

OPINION By CLAIRE MAMAKOS As a community our hearts go out to the family of Andrew Holland, the young man who died a year and a half ago in the San Luis Obispo County Jail. Shortly after the details of... (Continue reading)

Bruce Gibson is out of touch on Los Osos

OPINION by JULIE TACKER At the April 20, candidates forum for the District 2 Supervisor race, I was struck by the misstatements made by sitting Supervisor Bruce Gibson about the Los Osos Wastewater Project. A project he holds himself out... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Lynn Compton listens

Opinion by Dennis and Delores Bryan This is an election season that has been a bit hard to understand since we have experienced first hand support from our San Luis Obispo County Fourth District Supervisor Lynn Compton. We need to... (Continue reading)

More judges, less access at SLO County courts

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Six times in the Declaration of Independence Congress said that denial of access to independent, honest and opened courts was cause to sever ties with England. An independent honest judiciary is the lynchpin holding our democratic-republic... (Continue reading)