In 1970s L.A., I went supermarket dumpster diving to see what I could find for some rabbits I was raising. I not only found all of the greens and veggies for them, but also found expired bread, lunch meat, cheese, unlabeled and dented cans of legumes, soups and foodstuffs.
I started putting together boxes of assortments from my findings on the curb each night after my forays. There was never a box there in the morning.
Wake up, Atascadero City Council — not everything has to end up in a landfill — some folk’s survival depends on a little early-morning reclamation.
Should’ve stuck to your guns, Councilwoman Roberta Fonzi — you had it right in the beginning. Now we’re the only city in the county with this discriminatory, odious ordinance. I’d wager that if this were put to a vote, most folks in Atascadero — not, by the way, a mean-spirited lot — would vote no. I just hope we don’t infect anyone else.