Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Where’s the real news, Tribune?

Content in The Tribune appears to be subject to whatever printed matter is cheapest to lower production costs. These include local law enforcement and judicial releases, legals, recipes, weather, political controversies and other “filler material.” Where are national and world stories — true news — to be found?

Opinion

Is it ‘reasonable’ for law enforcement to shoot a man in his own home?

On Oct. 1, 2011, as Angel Mendez and Jennifer Lynn Garcia lay in bed in their tiny Lancaster home, two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies entered without knocking, without a search warrant, without identifying themselves and with guns drawn. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear from lawyers for the deputies and Los Angeles County why the costs of that disastrous encounter ought to be picked up by Mendez and Garcia, rather than the two people who unlawfully entered their home under color of authority and shot them

Videos

Advocates of the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary explain why they support it

In a video provided by the Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club, supporters of the Chumash National Heritage Marine Sanctuary explain what the designation would mean, what they hope to accomplish and why they think it's important for the Central Coast.
Sierra Club, Santa Lucia Chapter Courtesy
Advocates of the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary explain why they support it 5:11

Advocates of the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary explain why they support it

Grover Beach road repairs face delays, increase in cost 0:52

Grover Beach road repairs face delays, increase in cost

Final section of Big Sur's Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge comes tumbling down 0:29

Final section of Big Sur's Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge comes tumbling down

A history of Forden's, which opened in SLO in the 1920s 1:30

A history of Forden's, which opened in SLO in the 1920s