Articles Tagged With ‘Opinion’




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Oceano can’t afford Mary Lucey any longer

OPINION by JULIE TACKER At the upcoming Oceano Community Services District Dec. 9 board meeting,  the directors will choose a new president to serve the district for 2016. The current board president is Mary Lucey.... (Continue reading)

Should Arroyo Grande judge on appearances?

OPINION by BEATRICE SPENCER, LEANN AKINS and OTIS PAGE Following is an open letter to the Arroyo Grande City Council: Appearances: The way somebody or something looks or seems to other people. What is the... (Continue reading)

To reduce violence, solve issues with people not guns

OPINION by OTIS PAGE While President Barack Obama cites Climate Change as our nation’s greatest threat, he rationalizes the San Bernardino massacre as a gun issue initially discounting the terrorist implications. His insistent conclusion that... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district should not edit the audit

OPINION by MARK LONDON The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board owes the rate payers, who are financing the audit, the right to view the entire unredacted audit. Earlier this year, the sanitation... (Continue reading)

Statue of Liberty is designed after a Muslim woman

OPINION by DAVID BROADWATER Those agitated by what Bill O’Reilly of Fox News calls “The Dramatic Muslim Invasion” may find a soothing tonic in the history of the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty... (Continue reading)

Carpenter asks supervisors to publicly condemn Hill

OPINION By DAN CARPENTER Open communication from San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Good morning madam Chair and supervisors. My name is Dan Carpenter,... (Continue reading)

Do whining college students respect free speech?

BY PETER SCHEER There’s nothing like the massacre of 129 Parisian civilians at the hands of jihadi sociopaths, utterly convinced that their barbarism manifests the will of God, to provide some perspective on the recent... (Continue reading)

Kiss your SLO views goodbye

OPINION BY RICHARD SCHMIDT “Amenity transfer” is an awkward term you’re probably not familiar with, but there’s an old saying in politics: if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. If you don’t... (Continue reading)

The slandering of John Mack

OPINION by OTIS PAGE Why I believe Planning Commissioner John Mack was slandered — a malicious act to disgrace him in the Nov. 10 meeting of the Arroyo Grande City Council. Let me explain as... (Continue reading)

Does Salud Carbajal support farmers, the economy?

Opinion by Santa Barbara County Supervisor Peter Adam Agriculture in Northern Santa Barbara County, or the Colonies as I refer to us, had a bad day at the Oct. 13 Board of Supervisors meeting. Along... (Continue reading)



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