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    A win for the children

    On Nov. 2, we held our 24th annual Toys for Tots softball, and third annual horseshoe tournaments at Paloma Creek Park in Atascadero.

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    Terrorists not a state

    Rand Paul’s war declaration is a farce. It is a declaration of war against an organization, not a government.

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    We all could use a bit of gratitude with our turkey

    From the earliest times of our nation, we have set aside this day to give thanks for what we have, and acknowledge those who made it possible for us to enjoy the freedoms we relish, the wealth we possess and our continued well-being. So it is fitting that Thanksgiving follows Veterans Day so closely...

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    No secret meetings

    A huge flap arose recently about something said publicly by a city councilman that was supposed to be confined to a closed meeting of the San Luis Obispo City Council. My take on it was: Why would there ever be a closed meeting of an elected representative body?

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    Pay vs. living costs

    We are all very aware that San Luis Obispo is an expensive area in which to live. As mentioned in your editorial, costs — for housing and essential services — reflect a local economy that squeezes many families past the financial breaking point. Wonderful scenery doesn’t pay our...

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    Science wins out

    A recent Wall Street Journal Speakeasy Blog (Nov. 14) revealed that the European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe lander, Philae, generated 3,200 tweets per minute as the robot approached the comet, while the revelation of Kim Kardashian’s derriere in the online journal “Paper&#...

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    Like doodie humor

    Always a fan of scatological punnery, I enjoyed the headline in the Nov. 23 paper concerning the responsibility of dog owners picking up after their four-footed friends, titled “Call of Doodie.”

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    Keep safety zone

    Good citizens of San Luis Obispo: For the sake of someone’s pocketbook, and lots of short-sightedness and greed, your City Council is about to do something that will compromise your safety!

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    The Grand Oil Party

    The political cartoon on Nov. 22 shows our soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, declaring about the XL Pipeline, “We’ll clear this up come January.”

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    Thanks from oysters

    Hooray for the new clean trails, clean water program! And thanks to Central Coast Partners for Water Quality for getting it going.

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