Category: Opinion

Greenwashing at Work in Wind Energy 

I want to thank Susan and Mark Garman for calling attention to the spread of misinformation regarding offshore wind energy projects. (“The Monster Among Us” Vol. 6, issue 6) Before addressing that matter, however, I need to...

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Bears in Los Osos

Grizzly bears are going to be reintroduced back into Los Osos. During early California, Grizzly bears were common in Los Osos. Spanish soldiers were very cruel to them and they are all gone now. The bears that are coming are...

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Viewpoint 

BY Gail Johnson, Morro Bay I would like to point out some fundamental inaccuracies in Mr. Farrell’s article in the March 14 issue: “BESS EIR Draft Released”. Mr. Farrell states: “The BESS, at 600 MW would be the largest in...

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The Monster Among Us

There is a monster loose on our Central Coast. Yes, there is a very real monster lurking in the shadows of our coastal community. It feeds on fear. It enters the brain through the eyes and ears. It infects unsuspecting people...

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Of Leviathans and Monsters

(Written in San Ignacio Lagoon on February 18th, 2024.) We headed further out into the lagoon. The Pacific gently breaking across the shallows, showing them the entrance to their place of maternal refuge and ecstatic Cetacean...

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he Challenges of Being a Good Neighbor

It’s interesting to note (at least to me) that if there is a scale of priorities when moving to a new city or place, the neighbors you get is, well, rather a crapshoot and pretty much down on the list.   You no doubt first...

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‘Progress’ — a Danger to All?

Viewpoint By Gail Johnson, Morro Bay In his 12/14/23 opinion (Estero Bay News Vol. 5, Issue 25), “Is Morro Bay in danger of being ‘industrialized’?”, John Lindt waxes nostalgic about a time when industry, energy production and...

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