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  • EDITORIAL CARTOONS

    McClatchy cartoons for the week of 12/21/14

  • EDITORIALS

    County supervisor job deserves a pay check

    With the private sector still in recovery mode, it’s understandable that some citizens were less than thrilled when the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a 5 percent raise for themselves this week , boosting their annual salary to $86,115. (For the record, Supervisor Debbie...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Adding to homeless

    I would be in favor of a rental housing inspection program , only if there was an effective companion program to add affordable workforce housing to the city of San Luis Obispo.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Is justice impartial?

    Throughout Western civilization, the concept of justice under the law is represented by a blindfolded women holding out and above her a balance scale, an instrument for weighing. This symbolizes our democratic values of impartiality in the application of our laws and impartiality in the evaluation...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    A plea for support

    The letter to the editor on Dec. 13 by Amber Johnson suggested 11,000 letters to reject the Phillips 66 oil by rail spur were a form letter prepared by special interest groups ( “Support Phillips 66” ).

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Paid it forward

    Thank you to the lady who brought muffins to us while we were ringing the Salvation Army bell. You were paying it forward in memory of Ferne, who passed away in 2014. How sweet of you! We were so touched by your message, and by your efforts to remember Ferne. We enjoyed the muffins and your message...

  • PHIL DIRKX

    Before signing political petitions, do your homework

    Statewide political battles are fought in many places, even in front of the Paso Robles Wal-Mart.

  • EDITORIALS

    What it means to be homeless

    There are many worthy causes that deserve your time and financial support during the holidays, but one issue that’s of particular concern in San Luis Obispo County is homelessness.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    An even bigger killer

    The Tribune recently printed a story noting that homicide deaths have outnumbered war deaths worldwide since the year 2000 (Dec. 11). That’s a noteworthy 6 million deaths over 14 years.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Holiday theft hurts

    My wife and I are baffled as to why someone would want to steal a holiday decoration from our front yard. Was it a practical joke in bad taste, or a Scrooge’s distaste for Christmas? In any case, the act was more than a violation of private property — it delivered a blow to the holiday...

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