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    Construction near airport is right path

    The city of San Luis Obispo is following the right course in standing by its decision to allow residential development in the airport area at the south end of town, over objections of the county Airport Land Use Commission and Caltrans’ Division of Aeronautics.

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    Air districts should regulate pollution from recreation facilities

    An appellate court has overturned the controversial dust rule affecting the Oceano Dunes off-highway vehicle park, but that won’t put an end to the state’s efforts to limit the amount of sand drifting from the off-road riding area.

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    Swanky homes not saving water

    Water shaming is a dirty job, but somebody’s got to do it, which is why we’re stockpiling a mess of moldy, moss-covered brickbats we discovered in the bottom tier of an illegal fountain filled with unrecirculating water.

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    Lois Capps has served San Luis Obispo County well

    Rep. Lois Capps ended months of speculation Wednesday by announcing her retirement, signaling the end of an era that began in tragedy when Capps’ husband, Walter, died just nine months after his election to Congress.

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    SLO strikes it big with bowling alley

    The old Rileys department store building at Marsh and Chorro streets may be reborn as a bowling alley, restaurant and bar. That’s a big shift from its past life as one of the city’s largest retail spaces. But as long as the venue is carefully designed and well-operated — with...

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    Cambria’s forest creates a matter of life and death

    For all its beauty, Cambria’s aging Monterey pine forest is posing an unacceptable risk to the community.

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    SLO’s big stink is an overreaction

    How’s this for a tale of two cities? In persnickety San Luis Obispo, the City Council gave its final blessing this week to an ordinance regulating offensive odors . The law stemmed from complaints about odors associated with outdoor cultivation of medical marijuana, but was broadened to ...

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    Readers recast the $20 bill

    In a poll, The Tribune asked readers to choose the woman they would like to see on the $20 bill. Here are the results:

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    PG&E raises don’t spark confidence

    Multimillion-dollar bonuses for CEOs and other top executives are nothing new. But it was still jarring to learn that PG&E officials were granted healthy increases in compensation last year, even as the debate continues over PG&E’s punishment for the deadly gas line explosion in San Bruno...

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    Lucia mar teacher strike needs to be averted

    The Lucia Mar Unified School District has never experienced a teacher strike. That’s a record worth keeping.

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