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    Protect SLO County

    At city council meetings in Arroyo Grande , Pismo Beach and Grover Beach, students from Cal Poly and local residents used the public comment period to articulate their opposition to the l project and urged the councils to write to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission to recommend denial...

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    Time for a change

    I support the San Luis Obispo Symphony Board of Directors’ decision to dismiss Michael Nowak. A new talent on the podium doubtlessly will bring a fresh attitude and repertoire to the organization. Mr. Nowak has had a gratifying 31 years as conductor. Now it’s time for a change.

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    An opportunity for Cal Poly’s president

    How can we believe President Jeffrey Armstrong when he claims “fair compensation for Cal Poly employees … remains a top priority”?

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    Poly’s dorm disaster

    I get it now! Keith Humphrey, Cal Poly’s vice president for student affairs, says the reason there is so much growing discontent between Cal Poly and adjacent neighborhoods and departing longtime residents is that San Luis Obispo isn’t adapting fast enough to evolve into Isla Vista.

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    Education on rodeo

    Wow! Imagine my surprise to see a letter from Peggy Koteen (“ Cruelty and abuse ,” May 21) regarding the treatment of rodeo animals. She has been quiet for years and now, here she is, still singing the same song about her totally misinformed view of the subject.

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    Dissolve the board

    I found the San Luis Obispo Symphony board’s Viewpoint published in The Tribune on May 23 to be uninformative and unpersuasive.

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    Reducing our oil use

    Pipelines bursting. Oil tanker cars exploding. A fire on the Gulf oil platform. So much black, stinky, sticky, chemical-laden oil in the news these days.

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    A lack of knowledge

    There are laws that prevent the San Luis Obispo Symphony board from discussing personnel matters. Disclosure would expose the organization and board to liability. However, these laws do not exist to protect board members or the organization. Rather, they protect the privacy of the individual.

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    Must fill the seats

    In his first post-departure comments to The Tribune, the San Luis Obispo Symphony’s Michael Nowak suggested that he and the board of directors differed on “the vision” for the orchestra.

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    Honor the living, too

    A few years ago as I was going into Albertsons, a man in black jacket, pants, helmet and gloves parked his shiny black motorcycle on the lawn by the store entry.

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