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    Hybrid water district should go to a vote

    Drought-tolerant bouquets are on tap for all responsible for keeping alive the plan to create a “hybrid” water management district in the Paso Robles groundwater basin.

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    Decision to let skateboard killer out early is troubling

    It astounds us that a juvenile parole board would have voted to release convicted murderer Roberto Holguin after he threatened to shoot Gov. Jerry Brown and filled a journal with “many references to violence.” That’s on top of the heinous crime that put him in custody in the...

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    Let SLO voters decide the future of Measure Y sales tax

    Measure Y costs the average SLO household $96 per year, or $8 per month. Allow voters of San Luis Obispo to decide whether it's worth it to pay $8 per month to support police, fire, roads, recreation, public works and an array of other city services.

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    SLO shelter for homeless gets on track

    Like a never-ending game of Chutes and Ladders, sometimes the effort to build a new homeless shelter in San Luis Obispo seems to go nowhere. The project moves forward a few spaces, only to fall down a chute on a bad roll of the dice.

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    City Farm is a great resource for SLO

    We live in one of the richest agricultural regions in the world, yet we’d venture to say that not many of us can pass a farm field and say, with any degree of certainty, whether it’s planted in broccoli or bok choy.

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    Stick to the facts in the Cal Poly housing plan debate

    Neighboring residents are understandably concerned about Cal Poly's plans to build a complex of new dorms on the southeast edge of campus. After all, Cal Poly neighbors have a long history of putting up with loutish, inconsiderate behavior: drunken parties; loud music; public urinating and vomiting...

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    Let’s have filtered candor from Adam Hill

    County Supervisor Adam Hill has put his foot in his mouth — again — and for that, he earns a sock full of brickbats. In case you missed it, Hill issued a public “mea culpa” this week after criticizing CAPSLO’s decision to restructure its homeless services program. ...

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    Sign up for health coverage without delay

    If you haven’t already signed up for health care coverage, time is running out. You have until March 31 — Monday — to do so to avoid paying a penalty.

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    Time to clear the air and end Oceano dune disagreements

    Off-road vehicle recreation is a mainstay of the South County economy, and it would be political suicide for elected officials to arbitrarily and abruptly move to shut it down.

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    Everyone, root for the Mustangs

    Just in time for Round 2 of the Big Dance, we’ve got a rush order of bright green boutonnières en route to St. Louis for the Cal Poly men’s basketball team, their coaches and the joyful fans who will be in the stands today when the Mustangs face No. 1 seed Wichita State.

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