Articles Tagged With ‘Heidi Harmon’




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SLO needs a mayor, not a diva

Opinion by Will Powers, Ph.D Many keen local observers have noted the widespread rumblings of discontent among San Luis Obispo citizens frustrated with what they see as the misguided direction the city has taken over recent years. The frustration seems... (Continue reading)

Sheriff Parkinson blames health department for Andrew Holland’s death

In response to an outcry triggered by the release of the video showing a mentally ill man’s gruesome death in the San Luis Obispo County Jail, Sheriff Ian Parkinson issued a statement saying the sheriff’s office did not break any... (Continue reading)

Protesters rally over torture death at the SLO County Jail

Dozens of protesters gathered Saturday afternoon outside the San Luis Obispo courthouse seeking the resignation of Sheriff Ian Parkinson and District Attorney Dan Dow. The rally follows the release of a video that confirmed earlier CalCoastNews reports regarding the death... (Continue reading)

Residents demand San Luis Obispo fix Brown Act violations

Opinion by Anholm Citizens for Open Government In violating the Brown Act Feb. 20, the San Luis Obispo City Council slapped our neighborhood in the face by surreptitiously undoing an Anholm Bikeway compromise it had adopted just two weeks before.... (Continue reading)

The impending demise of the new Progressives

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE The stunning rise of the local new Progressive movement looks like it may be matched only by its pending rapid decline. Its cause? An emerging public perception of the movement’s hypocrisy, it’s single-minded ideology, and its... (Continue reading)

Is SLO City Council ignoring the public and the Brown Act?

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT Just two weeks after approving a compromise bicycle plan for the Broad and Chorro corridor that sought balance between residents’ needs and bikers wants, San Luis Obispo’s City Council, in an hour-long non-agendized public hearing, threw... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council should put residents before the bike riding minority

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Open letter to Mayor Heidi Harmon and members of the San Luis Obispo City Council: As long-time residents of what has been one of the nicest neighborhoods in our community—the Anholm neighborhood—we are beseeching you... (Continue reading)

Bible quotes about gays in SLO teacher’s letter cause outrage

A letter to the editor written by a San Luis Obispo High School special education teacher and published by the school’s student news site has prompted outrage on the Central Coast over alleged shaming of the LGBT community. The letter... (Continue reading)

Lichtig, Olson fined over ‘sexist’ firefighters video

San Luis Obispo City Manager Katie Lichtig and Fire Chief Garret Olson have both received fines for their participation in a video that allegedly sexually objectified firefighters. Lichtig received a $2,659 fine and Olson was fined $5,442. Lichtig’s fine is... (Continue reading)

Hundreds show up in SLO for “Day Without a Woman”

At least a couple hundred demonstrators gathered in downtown San Luis Obispo Wednesday to participate in “A Day Without a Woman.” Participants marched from Meadow Park to Mission Plaza, where they held a rally and a moment of silence. The... (Continue reading)



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