Opinion


Murder victims’ family gives thanks

Thank you from the family of Tierney Cooper-McCann and Judy Cooper More than a week has passed since our beloved Tierney and Judy were taken from us. The days since their deaths have been filled with peaks and valleys. We... (Continue reading)

Pelosi and Carbajal spend more than $300,000 on attack ads

Statement from Katcho Achadjian’s campaign Salud Carbajal and Congresswoman and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have spent more than a quarter-million dollars in an effort to slander Assemblyman and Congressional Candidate Katcho Achadjian. Mailers began filling mailboxes last week and... (Continue reading)

Katcho is a man of action who listens

OPINION by NIKOLAI LAMBERT My name is Nikolai and I want to share why I am supporting Katcho Achadjian for Congress. In 2012, during the election cycle, I approached Congresswoman Lois Capps about getting assistance for dental work I needed... (Continue reading)

John Peschong is the clear choice for District 1

OPINION by JAN HOP San Luis Obispo County is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Residents are passionate about preserving SLO’s unique way of life for ourselves and for the many generations to come. That is why... (Continue reading)

Facebook should tell Congress to f**k off

OPINION by PETER SCHEER Facebook wants you, me and the federal government to believe that the selection and prominence of content on Facebook, particularly in its “trending stories” feature, has nothing to do with human judgment or choice. This has... (Continue reading)

Sam Blakeslee endorses Debbie Arnold for supervisor

Endorsement by Sam Blakeslee “As Supervisor, Debbie Arnold has thoughtfully supported policies that help create jobs right here in our community,” Sam Blakeslee said. “She understands the challenges facing working families and is not afraid to advocate for those who... (Continue reading)

A vote for Debbie Peterson is a vote for sustainability

OPINION by SHARON BIDDLE Debbie Peterson is the perfect choice for San Luis Obispo County District 3 supervisor. Much of District 3 is located in South County and outlying areas. Time and time again we are offered only candidates who are residents... (Continue reading)

Why is the SLO County Grand jury investigating Los Osos?

Opinion by TOM SALMON Currently, the Los Osos Community Services District is under investigation by the San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury. As an outsider looking in, I can only speculate as to why. The investigation is common knowledge, because... (Continue reading)

Band of Chumash Indians chastises Lois Capps

Open letter from the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to Rep. Lois Capps: The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians recoil in disbelief about your public display of support of the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary. How is it... (Continue reading)

Smoke and mirrors, still in los Osos

OPINION by TOM SALMON On April 10, CalCoastNews reported that the Los Osos Community Services District Board had directed their interim General Manager Peter Kampa to “immediately prepare and circulate a request for qualification/request for proposal for general legal counsel... (Continue reading)