Articles Tagged With ‘civil discourse’




Keith Gurnee vows to stay above the fray

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE As a candidate for mayor of San Luis Obispo, I want to bring your readers awareness of what I’ll be doing to “stay above the fray” in conducting a positive campaign for elected office: I’ll... (Continue reading)

Is Supervisor Adam Hill motivated by empathy or greed?

Self-professed concerns for the poor along with mental health issues have allegedly caused San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill to take a leave of absence from his job, but his history as an elected county official suggests his objectives... (Continue reading)

It is too late for Supervisor Adam Hill

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE The Tribune’s coverage of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s recent obscene outburst against a constituent, and Hill’s reaction that he will be getting help for depression, were both welcome news. For the Tribune—Hill’s... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors seek to sweeten Adam Hill

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor voted 4-0 Tuesday to bring back options for curtailing Supervisor Adam Hill’s threats and abuses against constituents. Hill was absent from the meeting. Specifically, the board is looking to develop a code... (Continue reading)

Another Adam Hill blowup, this one over a Tribune opinion

Less than a month after losing the board chairmanship because of allegations of bullying and a lack of decorum, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill sent a string of Facebook messages chastising a Pismo Beach man over his commentary... (Continue reading)

Public lashes out at Supervisor Adam Hill, no chairmanship

San Luis Obispo County residents teed off on Supervisor Adam Hill Tuesday morning, possibly swaying the board majority to deny Hill the board chairmanship in favor of Supervisor John Peschong. [Cal Coast Times] Public speakers, 31 in all, asked the... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill needs discipline, not the chairmanship

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE An open letter to the San Luis Obispo County of Board of Supervisors: As one of your District 5 constituents, I must express my profound disappointment at the apparent inability of the Board of Supervisors... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Adam Hill mounts social media attack

  With less than a week left before the San Luis Obispo County  Board of Supervisors elects a new chair,  Vice Chair Supervisor Adam Hill has mounted a social media attack on the three-member board majority. [Cal Coast Times] Hill... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district officials tussle over clean underwear

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has launched its third investigation in less than a year into allegations of harassment, threats or discrimination between several former and current district officials and employees. The latest tussle... (Continue reading)

Peschong and Nipomo win amid contentious supervisor meeting

By KAREN VELIE At a particularly ugly and contentious San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, the board voted to award the chairmanship to John Peschong and to move forward on plans to build a sheriff substation... (Continue reading)