Kick the addiction
The Western Snowy Plover — now nesting on the beach at Oso Flaco Creek — used to nest at the mouth of Arroyo Grande Creek. The vehicles have driven them off (or killed them). Six endangered species are also found there. The beach has become a road for the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area. Why do we permit our tax dollars to be used to promote driving on our beach?
State park rangers should be leading nature walks rather than directing traffic. We need to kick our vehicle addiction, and the place to start is Oceano Beach.
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For less government
I have read and listened to both Debbie Arnold and Jim Patterson. We are fortunate to have two clearly defined candidates and two opposing points of view from which to select. In this race I am voting for less government and more individual effort to get our local economy growing again. I am voting for Debbie Arnold.
The letter by Mr. Glesmann on tourism’s role in the upcoming Morro Bay election (May 14) is full of exaggerations and half-truths and reeks highly of sour grapes. During my 15 years living in Morro Bay, I have seen city councils dominated by business and developer-friendly elected officials. They somehow didn’t get the job done, but they wasted a lot of money trying. They ignored more pressing needs such as streets, parks, waste water treatment and water supply while at the same time being abrasive and divisive.
Jamie Irons, Christine Johnson and Noah Smukler have demonstrated their abilities to work within and for the entire community, achieve consensus and solve problems. They have diverse backgrounds from business, labor and education that will serve Morro Bay well. Meanwhile, the candidates that Mr. Glesmann supports have more narrow backgrounds.
I am not surprised that Jamie Irons, Christine Johnson and Noah Smukler had their literature delivered to some doors as a “set.” By the way, it did not happen at my house. They all have expressed the importance of representing the entire community, and including business interests, and they allhave similar ideas on how to improve Morro Bay.
Please help me to make Morro Bay a better place to live by voting for Jamie Irons, Christine Johnson and Noah Smukler.
Look to the record
Adam Hill is a forward-thinking, serious, equitable and accessible county supervisor.
As a resident of SLO County and a council member for the city of Grover Beach, I am very interested in our representation at the county supervisor level.
Negative rhetoric and literature is disappointing in all levels of campaigning. A candidate should run on their own accomplishments and merits, and mudslinging does not inspire my confidence in a candidate for public office.
If the voters will look to the record, they will see a supervisor who has contributed to the success of our county through hard work, ingenuity and public-private partnerships. The county economic outlook is absolutely on the upswing because of the efforts of Adam Hill.