Category: Opinion

Out of Facebook Jail

Back at the end of the summer of 2020, into most of September 2020, I was put in “Facebook Jail” not violating the terms of the agreement or for political or religious reasons to only have my First Amendment free speech limited...

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Voting ‘No Confidence’ Over WRF Costs

The City of Morro Bay provided an “estimate at completion” of the new sewer plant at the May Public Works Advisory meeting: $160 million.  Wasn’t the contract for a “not to exceed” $126 million? That’s an additional $34 million,...

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New WRF Costs ‘Is not Good News’

When Morro Bay decided to move forward with a new sewer project in 2018 the program budget was $126 million. That budget has been growing ever since.  Last week the City announced the current budget: $160M. That’s a $34M or a...

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Kudos to Neil

Thank you for the excellent article by Neil Farrell regarding the proposed hydroelectric plant for Whale Rock Reservoir (Vol. 4, Issue 9). After getting wind of the proposal Neil expertly tracked down who was responsible (FERC)...

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A Fatal Contradiction

Republicans are willing to fall on their sword to support the “sanctity of life” and outlaw a woman’s right to choose. Contrary they have vowed their fealty to the NRA and refuse to support gun-control measures, universal...

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A Car Show Thank You

With the best little Car Show in Morro Bay being cancelled for 2020 and 2021, this year’s Cruisin’ Morro Bay Car Show was a big hit. Bringing over 520 classics into town, some from as far north as Canada, the streets were filled...

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The Age of Hypocrisy

We have fully entered the Age of Hypocrisy, not the eagerly anticipated Age of Aquarius, not a new Age of Reason, not a new science-based Age of Technology; but a new Dark Age, one punctuated by extreme polarity and...

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Better Treatment Wanted

Let’s hope the former employees of Morro Bay Drug and Gift were treated with more care, concern, compassion, dignity and respect than are the clients, customers, and public at large being treated by Dr. Sumanta Paul. William...

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Bird Bath Needs to go

For those of us who have studied (college-level classes) and cared for various wildlife species, it is difficult to understand people’s actions like those of Regina Prokop. In 1971, two Laguna lifeguards and I founded Friends of...

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Thank You to Medical Workers

At the start of the new year, we like to leave the old one behind, but this year seemed to be different.  We still wear masks and are fearful of a dangerous global virus. It seems like nothing has changed. But maybe that is a...

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