<![CDATA[Phil Dirkx's Over the Hill Column |]]> https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/ en-us Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:52:54 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:52:54 PDT Over the Hill 60 webmaster@thetribunenews.com Buy Alzheimer’s postage stamps to help end the disease that took my wife https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article218546340.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:48:15 PDT

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A dollar sure doesn’t go far these days. Here’s where it got me back in 1935 https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article217763650.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Sep 2018 11:07:20 PDT

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He’s waged war on invasive ants. And so far he’s winning https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article217054545.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:59:09 PDT

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It’s hot now, but do you remember when a snowstorm hit SLO County 30 years ago? https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article216379260.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:19:41 PDT

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Paso Robles needs millions to fix roads, expand fire service. A sales tax hike could help https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article215376375.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:40:18 PDT

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Like Jimmy Paulding, I also lost a SLO County supervisor race by a handful of votes https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article213797229.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:48:36 PDT

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Paso Robles keeps adding giant new hotels to serve wine tourists https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article212955229.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:50:25 PDT

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SLO County only has 16 beds for thousands of mentally ill residents. That's not OK https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article212083979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 18:15:19 PDT

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On both sides, Paso Robles' 'sanctuary state' debate is about one thing: fear https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article211105694.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 12:02:30 PDT

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I told Trump to talk to North Korea. Do you think he's listening? https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article210174744.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:55:46 PDT

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Cal Poly student who wore blackface shouldn't get a degree without knowing basic history https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article209025214.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:00:18 PDT

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The FDA should protect us from tobacco. So why delay a review of e-cigarettes? https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article207700344.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:37:30 PDT

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Setting the clock forward is more fun when it's decorated with Norman Rockwell artwork https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article205864839.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:18:21 PDT

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Nacimiento Lake water isn’t lost — it’s just going to the Salinas Valley https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article203618309.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:48:30 PST

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‘I’m hungry. I didn’t have breakfast today,’ she said. That was my first Alzheimer’s clue https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article200972474.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:37:01 PST

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This super moon watcher almost went back to bed without seeing the eclipse https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article198510894.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:31:42 PST

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Dry weather renews fears of drought for this Paso rain watcher https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article195959719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:47:28 PST

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Grover Beach mother should have applied for citizenship before she was deported https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article193552834.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:30:42 PST

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Joy of giving is still authentic even as Christmas becomes more artificial https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article189223779.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:09:30 PST

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We had a chance to help Arroyo Grande’s friendly fox. Instead, we killed it https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article186765878.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:37:29 PST

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Here’s who should pay to shut down Diablo Canyon — and it’s not you and me https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article184358503.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:49:15 PST

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Predatory ‘payday’ lenders are overdue for regulation https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article181770961.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:13:23 PDT

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More will die on this stretch of Hwy. 101 unless we demand change https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article179145716.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:46:35 PDT

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President Trump called diplomacy with North Korea a waste of time. Here’s why he’s wrong https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article176679306.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:24:54 PDT

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How long will Paso fans stand for a football team that keeps losing coaches and games? https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article173966916.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:20:18 PDT

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Paso hot spell, Gulf Coast flooding signal climate change https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article171190287.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 Sep 2017 09:45:05 PDT

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When my ‘grandson’ called from a Florida jail, saying he needed $4,000 https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article168425822.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:31:15 PDT

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Mid-State fairgoers used to spend weeks in line to buy top show tickets https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article165820102.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 08:09:12 PDT

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Can we solve tough issues together? Our survival depends on it https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article163291703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:17:40 PDT

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Memories of my wife ‘comfort and encourage me and ... break my heart’ https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/community/columns-blogs_/over-the-hill/article160619539.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:28:30 PDT

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