Articles Tagged With ‘Media’




Candidate Caren Ray misrepresents the facts, again

OPINION by JULIE TACKER During a recent interview on the Dave Congalton Show, Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate Caren Ray misrepresented the facts in multiple instances. Several citizens have dispelled Ray’s assertions through their opinion pieces, here’s another: One of Ray’s... (Continue reading)

KSBY sold to Scripps in 15 station $521 million deal

E.W. Scripps Co. has agreed to pay $521 million to buy 15 stations including KSBY in San Luis Obispo from Cordillera Communications, the company announced Monday. The sale requires federal regulatory approval. [Cal Coast Times] If the acquisition is approved,... (Continue reading)

Seeking truth in McClatchy reporting

An open letter to Craig Forman, McClatchy News president and CEO OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Hello, Mr. Forman: We haven’t yet chatted, but I thought you should know that you have been buffaloed… misled… fooled… or just plain lied to... (Continue reading)

Caren Ray’s rose colored view of the past

OPINION by JULIE TACKER During a recent interview on the Dave Congalton Show, Arroyo Grande city council woman and former San Luis Obispo County supervisor, Caren Ray, who served on the Integrated Waste Management Authority board said, the IWMA “went... (Continue reading)

Mayor Jim Hill schools the Tribune

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL The Sept. 16 Tribune editorial referred to an accusation that was lodged against me on the evening after the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney filed multiple criminal conflict of interest charges against John Wallace,... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Hill promotes favored candidates, bullies opponents

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill campaigns for political allies while bullying candidates he opposes for several local city councils. [Cal Coast Times] Hill recently emailed several San Luis Obispo residents claims that mayoral candidate Keith Gurnee is an... (Continue reading)

Shame on the Tribune

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Shame on the Tribune for its latest editorial on the Housing Accountability Act. That our own newspaper would defend the State’s top-down, autocratic act to “build baby build” regardless of the consequences couldn’t be more... (Continue reading)

Parent company puts KSBY on the market

Local NBC affiliate KSBY is up for sale following a decision by its parent company to place all of its stations on the market. [TV News Check] Cordillera Communications, a subsidiary of Evening Post Industries, has a portfolio of more... (Continue reading)

Investigator uncovers false testimony in CalCoastNews libel case

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a multi-part series of articles about San Luis Obispo County’s waste disposal agency. The first reported on the agency’s free-spending use of a public credit card and the lack of credit card documentation... (Continue reading)

SLO Tribune releases jail torture video, fails to credit earlier reporting

A stunning video documenting how Andrew Holland was strapped in a restraint chair at the San Luis Obispo County Jail for more than 46 hours, and how he died while sheriff deputies laugh in the background, was released Friday by... (Continue reading)