Articles Tagged With ‘Media’




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)

Depression is not an excuse for deception

OPINION by STEW JENKINS On Feb. 10, the Tribune ran San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s letter touting depression as his excuse for misbehavior. Depression and deception both start with the letter “D,” Mr. Hill, but depressed people are... (Continue reading)

SLO Tribune to get Sacramento based editor

As part of a nationwide reorganization of its newsrooms, McClatchy will have one editor, based in Sacramento, who will be responsible for all five of the company’s California newspapers, including the San Luis Obispo Tribune, as well as a paper... (Continue reading)

Charles Tenborg pays restitution to CalRecycle for false claims

A CalCoastNews investigation has led to the payment of almost $35,000 to CalRecycle in a false claim investigation of Charles Tenborg, a contractor working with the San Luis Obispo Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA). [Cal Coast Times] Tenborg paid $34,634... (Continue reading)

The Tribune’s misguided misrepresentation campaign

CCN EDITORIAL A few weeks ago, The Tribune wrote that a CalCoastNews reporter appeared to be missing, in the follow-up to the $1.1 million libel judgment against CalCoastNews and two staff members, Karen Velie and Dan Blackburn. The Tribune claimed... (Continue reading)