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    A useless boat?

    A panga-hauling boat for the Sheriff’s Office ? Really? With attitudes about marijuana changing rapidly, there is a possibility that this may be a poor time for this kind of an expenditure. If California voters legalize recreational use of marijuana in the next few years, this boat would...

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    Let’s not kill off local power

    Since 2010, Marin County has been making use of a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program to procure its energy from clean, renewable sources.

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    Protect your pets

    Allowing pets to roam at will does them no service. By chance this morning, I chased off two adult coyotes attacking a large and friendly neighborhood dog, just outside its open-gated yard. The dog never barked once.

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    A history lesson

    We learned in April 13’s Tribune that Washington denied a visa to Iran’s selection for ambassador to the United Nations, Hamid Aboutalebi. The reason was that Hamid was one of the students who took over our embassy in Tehran in 1979.

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    Much-improved trail

    If one has not noticed the newly redone bluff trail at Montaña de Oro State Park, they need to go out and hike the trail.

  • DAN WALTERS

    Dan Walters: SpaceX tax break reveals lack of consistency

    A looming tax break for SpaceX reveals favoritism in corporate tax breaks.

  • EDITORIALS

    Atascadero should put tax increase up for a vote

    It may seem counterintuitive for a community that’s attempting to boost tourism and encourage its residents to “buy local” to raise the sales tax . However, commercial districts are not going to attract business if their charms are overshadowed by shoddy roads, poor traffic...

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    Avoid the iceberg

    The sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912, represents a powerful metaphor for our future. The core message is hubris: We humans boldly bolted steel plates to a frame and plunged forward through the icy Atlantic with nary a thought to safety.

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    Differing views

    Victor Hanson’s “We’re in a new inquisition” describes the unwillingness of people — citizens, academics, government — to grant others a right to voice differing views, and their willingness to impose reprisals on those who do.

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    Slow driving in SLO

    I do not understand the popular new fad of driving 10 or 15 mph below the speed limit. I have observed this behavior on every major road that I travel when I go to San Luis Obispo.

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