Is it what it is?

Resist for change and accept what can't be changed

Ending the bondage of bail

California needs to reform a prejudicial for-profit bail system

The SLO story

A cautionary tale for the current generation of city leaders

Trigger warning

Armstrong ignores evidence of harm to the queer community and denies minority experiences

Pillaging Lake Nacimiento

We need a new agency and officials to manage this precious resource

Why 'America First' is for losers

How accepting immigrants builds a wall against hate

A modest proposal

The Second Amendment doesn't give you absolute gun rights

Time for change

Fossil fuel-based economies are moving toward renewable—and that's a good thing

Powerful reasons

Support Tim Covello for judge

Offshore oil and red herrings

Before getting uptight about building onshore oil facilities, figure out if it's even possible

Collaborative solutions

Oceano, the local environment, and homelessness

Australia got tough

Time passages and gun control

Enshrining civility

Politics is dirty and getting dirtier, but elected officials should know that and act accordingly

This island SLO

Partisanship is affecting oil politics in SLO, and it's not in favor of coastal protection

The truth of the matter

Cal Poly's Title IX Office works tirelessly to find the truth in sexual assault cases

We don't want it

More oil drilling is a dangerous step backward for the Central Coast

This is not a nice business

Politics is a fight, and we should fight to push this country in the right direction

Our right and duty

The public did speak out, and it was against Adam Hill's lack of civility

Time to speak out

Adam Hill shouldn't be alone in telling his county supervisors to do the right thing

Money is king

Ellie Ripley's Dec. 21 commentary has it right about 'Safe, clean, and reliable' nuclear power

Nuclear power could devastate

Closing Diablo could prevent a disaster we'll not soon recover from


There are many things to be concerned about, but Mr. Mueller's investigation isn't one of them

We can do better

This year offers an opportunity to renew housing discussions

Safe, clean, and reliable

What's your Diablo backup plan if renewable energy can't fit our energy needs?


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  • Re: We don't want it

    • If no one wants to drill for oil then we should all abandon our cars,…

    • on May 19, 2018
  • Re: Ending the bondage of bail

    • Don't forget using GPS devices to track individuals in all situations. We don't need more…

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    • We need more office holders like Bill Ostrander, men and women, that believe "justice" is…

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    • end the cash bail system. we are one of the only countries who use it…

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    • Packing and stacking more people into substandard housing is a solution looking for a problem…

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