Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

SLO Chamber of Commerce should oppose Phillips 66 rail spur project

San Luis Obispo is ranked as the “Best College Town” based upon “factors such as outdoor space, the number of boutiques and cafes, pedestrian friendliness, culture, nightlife and ‘the general vibe’ ” — all true. Adding to that, Molly Kern of the SLO Chamber of Commerce cited the “rolling hillsides, breathtaking ocean views and spectacular beaches” — also true. (“San Luis Obispo ranked ‘Best College Town in America,’ ” Sept. 1)

Letters to the Editor

Lessons on composting from mom and a new food scrap pail

Just wanted to send kudos to the garbage company for my new food scrap pail. My mom, who turned 93 recently, always had a scrap pail for food waste, but it wasn’t as counter-worthy as this one is. She used to turn it into compost for her garden but now empties it in her green waste. What a easy way for everyone to help our Earth mend and protect it for future generations.

Letters to the Editor

Third-party candidates should be included in presidential debates

If the presidential debates included Green Party candidate Jill Stein and Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, that could flip the whole election to a race between those two. Unfortunately, the Commission on Presidential Debates makes it difficult for third-party candidates to be known by insisting that one has to get 15 percent in the polls to be included in the debates.

Videos

Actor Ed Asner urges Cambria residents to get involved in local elections

Actor Ed Asner of “Mary Tyler Moore” and “Lou Grant” fame will co-moderate a candidates forum on Sept. 29, 2016, for Cambria Community Services District candidates.
Free and Equal Elections
Actor Ed Asner urges Cambria residents to get involved in local elections 2:04

Actor Ed Asner urges Cambria residents to get involved in local elections

Hiking Estero Bluffs State Park 0:55

Hiking Estero Bluffs State Park

Central Valley farmers keep drilling, even as groundwater limits loom 3:49

Central Valley farmers keep drilling, even as groundwater limits loom

ONX Wines' Templeton 1:25

ONX Wines' Templeton "farm-to-glass" vineyard tour