Singapore may seem idyllic, but it’s an authoritarian state. Under Trump, the United States could head that direction. Look at intolerance for criticism of the government, Tribune columnist Tom Fulks writes.
Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham introduced a bill that would have required adults who knowingly solicit underage prostitutes to register as sex offenders. It's failure is another sign that California is too soft on crime, says columnist.
Visiting the Department of Motor Vehicles is never a totally pleasurable experience; usually the most you can hope for is an absence of pain. But waiting for a test in Culver City recently felt like torture.
California water conservation restrictions are being enacted by Governor Jerry Brown and the CA Legislature because of the drought. But the laws are harsh and will bring limited benefits and huge costs, says columnist Andrea Seastrand.
The SLO Tribune’s liberal columnist, Tom Fulks, returns from sabbatical and shares his observations on California's June 2018 primary election. One takeaway: It is possible to challenge the conservative majority.
San Luis Obispo Tribune conservative columnist Andrea Seastrand says that California's extremely liberal laws are actually hurting immigrants. She says Senate Bill 54, the Sanctuary State law, is the most flawed.
Washington Post columnist and Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer says his fight with cancer is over. “I am grateful to have played a small role in the conversations that have helped guide this extraordinary nation’s destiny.”
California voters should defeat Proposition 68, the Parks Bond. We already have enough debt, says conservative columnist Andrea Seastrand. She also urge a no vote on Prop 69, which would earmark SB 1 gas tax revenue for transportation needs.
Three years ago, a friend suggested I join Nextdoor. Signing on to this hyper-local online bulletin board accessible to only verified residents would let me see my ridiculous, spoiled neighbors fight about how one’s nanny gave another’s kid a piece of gluten at the park. “You'll have a lot of fun with it,” she said.
I went to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2003, and that was enough. The reunion of Iggy Pop and the Stooges was awesome, of course, and Cafe Tacuba played like rock en espanol gods. Otherwise, my memories of the performances are vague, and not because of any drugs or heatstroke.