Category: Opinion

Estero Bay News is Tops

When Dean Sullivan began publishing the Estero Bay News in January 2019, I knew, judging by his long track record and line up of writers and reporters, that it was going to be a gem. Every two weeks since then, rain or storm,...

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Thank you Lila

Lila Kaiser did all of us a service when she negotiated a donation of the land behind PG&E and across from the high school, for use as a public park. With a children’s playground, two full size baseball diamonds and a large...

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Regaining My Faith in Humanity

This day and age, it is not hard to lose faith in our fellow humans. With everything happening in the world, our country, our state, and even our community, it can seem like more and more people are only looking out for...

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Don’t Shoot the Messenger

I would like to respond to Ms. McPherson’s many criticisms (Vol. 4, Issue 23 ) of Mr. Farrell’s reporting on Morro Bay’s new sewer plant (11/3/22). He was not critical of the facility from the “beginning” in 2016 when she became...

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Give Credit to the WRF

I read with dismay the front-page article by Neil Farrell in the last issue of the Estero Bay News about the City’s new treatment plant. Mr. Farrell has been a critic of the facility from the beginning. He takes glee in writing...

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Vote for Wixom

I have known Carla Wixom for over 20 years. We served on the City Council together and while we did not always agree on issues, I always respected her informed, thoughtful ideas and opinions.  Her love and care for Morro Bay is...

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Vote YES on Measure C-22

By Jay Beck, Quinn Brady and Gregory Francisco Gillett, Volunteer Co-Chairs of Taxpayers for Safe Schools; Yes on C-22 During our campaign for Measure C-22, the vast majority of voters have told us they will vote yes on this...

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No On Measure C-22

I am voting NO on Measure C-22, a $349,000,000 bond for the upgrade of SL Coastal school buildings. If it passes, there will be another line item on our property tax statement for some hundreds of dollars to be paid for years....

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Elect a New City Council

Morro Bay desperately needs a change in City Council and a new Mayor. We are drowning in higher taxes and dubious projects due to a City Council, led by a Mayor who refuses to listen to the concerns and wishes of the local...

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Vote Leidinger for School Board

I am a proud Democrat and retired educator. The best choice for San Luis Coastal Unified School District Area One Board of Trustees is not the candidate endorsed by the SLO County Democrats, but rather Loren Leidinger – a...

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