Opinion


A home for the homeless

OPINION By BECKY JORGESON We are pleased to announce that a board of directors has been appointed for our soon-to-be nonprofit public benefit corporation “Hope’s Village of SLO.” The board is comprised of local homeless advocates who are working to... (Continue reading)

Where do you get your news?

OPINION By GARY NEMETH Where do you receive your news? How do you keep current on what is happening in Paso Robles and the community? I was very fortunate recently that Dave Congalton who is on KVEC radio interviewed me... (Continue reading)

California Men’s Colony accused of gross negligence

OPINION By ROBERT THOMAS Recently, it has been suggested that administration of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) prisoner health care system by a federal oversight agency be ended and authority returned to CDCR. However, the current federal... (Continue reading)

Blindly support Paso Robles or else

OPINION By WALTER HEER The indicant in the news between the  Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce and Gary Nemeth caught my attention. I don’t know what really happened, but can tell my experience. First of all, I’m not inclined to... (Continue reading)

Gangs, what gangs? Not in Paso Robles

OPINION By GARY NEMETH Reviewing budget recommendations made by Paso Robles City Manager Jim App, and approved by this Council, do you believe they have our health, safety and welfare in mind? Are they listening to anyone except App when... (Continue reading)

Does Ann Coulter make you hot?

OPINION By ROGER FREBERG Conservative author and activist Ann Coulter will speak at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo on Feb. 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Chumash Auditorium in the University Union. The event is free and... (Continue reading)

Stop the Los Osos sewer

OPINION By GARY FREIBERG Electronic civil disobedience is being used to try to get the attention of decision makers for the financial plight of the almost 5,000 households in Los Osos/Baywood Park who face significant impact from the proposed $300... (Continue reading)

Local family’s story of the ether rapist on Dr. Phil

OPINION By ROBERT SACHS This morning I was contacted by an NBC affiliate in Oklahoma.  The reporter was asking me if I was the person who wrote the article that appeared in the CalCoastNews over two years ago about the... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College faculty speak to accreditation problems

OPINION By CUESTA COLLEGE FEDERATION TEACHERS Given the recent news about Cuesta College being required to “show cause” as to why it should remain an accredited institution, the Cuesta College faculty wish to help our local community better understand what... (Continue reading)

What is going on in Paso Robles?

OPINION By GARY NEMETH I attended the council meeting on Feb. 7 as I wanted to receive firsthand information on what the community wanted to convey to the council. I was able to ask questions of both sides, which I... (Continue reading)