Articles Tagged With ‘Opinion’

Strategic priorities for San Luis Obispo County

OPINION By SUPERVISOR DEBBIE ARNOLD 1) Dry Wells Our top priority must be assisting those residents with dry wells. a) If wells weren’t dry, the decline of the basin would be a problem, not a crisis. b) Urgency is required... (Continue reading)

A resident’s open letter to SLO County supervisors

OPINION By LEANN SEROKA Dear Supervisors Debbie Arnold and Frank Mecham: I have been following the water issue for a number of months now. My interest was piqued after receiving a letter. This letter was not addressed to me, but... (Continue reading)

Gibson strong arms public comment

OPINION By JULIE TACKER We live in a country where free speech is coveted, but here in “San-Gibson-Obispo County” such freedoms are under fire. In the wake of the untimely death of Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Paul Teixeira,... (Continue reading)

Dennis & Me: Remembering Dennis Farina

OPINION By DAVID CONGALTON Actor Dennis Farina died Monday morning at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of 69. Medical reports indicate a blood clot. Genuine, well-deserved praise has splashed across the Internet in honor of this former... (Continue reading)

Wastewater project wastes water

OPINION By TOM SALMON On June 7, CalCoastNews was gracious enough to post my opinion piece explaining the engineering complications and additional overruns surrounding the dewatering for the Los Osos sewer project. Since then little has changed. Above ground infrastructure... (Continue reading)

Blame Jerry Brown for no decision on constitutionality of gay marriage

OPINION By PETER SCHEER The Supreme Court has ducked the legal challenge to Prop 8, thereby avoiding a landmark ruling on one of the central constitutional claims of our time: the right of gays to marry, not just in California... (Continue reading)

California Public Record Act threatened by stealth amendments

REQUEST from the FIRST AMENDMENT COALITION The California Public Records Act (CPRA) is gravely threatened by stealth amendments revealed for the first time yesterday as part of a “trailer bill” to the new state budget. Instead of the relatively minor... (Continue reading)

Los Osos sewer project needs another $6 million

OPINION By TOM SALMON Less than a year into the Los Osos Wastewater Project construction we are beginning to see the change orders we expected all along. A week ago, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors began the... (Continue reading)

Gibson should not criticize open debate

OPINION By THOMAS DAWSON ” Now for the rest of the story ” referring to the article by San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson on June 5, in which he is complaining about citizens exposing a hidden agenda, and... (Continue reading)

Los Osos Waste

OPINION By TOM SALMON The Los Osos sewer construction nears 25 percent completion, the only work that has really taken place is in the high and dry areas of the community. As complexities will begin to mount and construction becomes... (Continue reading)