Andrea Seastrand speaks for the old, white businessman and never for the community, says Dian Sousa of Los Osos. A gas tax would benefit us all by repairing roads, improving mass transit and reducing traffic congestion.
A city council should be diverse and represent everyone in the city, not just one slice of the population, says Odile Ayral of San Luis Obispo. San Luis Obispo’s City Council has become a political arena that has little to do with a running a city.
Even as the US economy grows, the government still takes money to give to people on welfare who don’t work. Giving people a “free ride” doesn’t make our country more productive, writes Richard Placak of Atascadero.
More housing doesn’t mean affordable — look at Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Francisco, with more homes than SLO County but more expensive. Building adds traffic congestion, says Norm Borin of San Luis Obispo.
California’s Housing Accountability Act has angered a San Luis Obispo neighborhood where a four-story, private dorm for Cal Poly students is planned. Candidate for mayor says cities should unite against the state law.
The Morro Bay City Council has done work to find a site for a new sewer, yet none met the criteria, says Dawn Beattie of Morro Bay. Protesting Proposition 218 will start the city’s evaluation process over again.
It’s a shame a woman made a horrible mistake with little to do other than think of the life she ended, says Steven Frank of San Luis Obispo. SLO Stringer’s second passion in life was to end DUIs in SLO County, but he never got the chance.
Proposed Morro Bay sewer plant is reminiscent of the Los Osos sewer debacle, says Stephen Doerr of San Luis Obispo. Disrupting public servants with requests for information will only hold up the inevitable.
The only legitimate complaint against immigration should come from American Indians, says Robert Hunter of Grover Beach. Preventing people from trying to create a better life for themselves is just not right.
The LGBTQIA+ representation of the pride flag at the History Center may not please some people, says Leece LaRue of San Luis Obispo, but they form a flourishing community in SLO, just as people on the right do.