Friday, May 26, 2017     Volume: 31, Issue: 44
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Should SLO County ban marijuana cultivation in the California Valley?

Yes. It's bad for the environment and has no place in Cal Valley.
They should allow very limited cultivation.
No. Cal Valley should be treated like the rest of SLO county when it comes to marijuana.
It's legal! Get over it and stop picking on Cal Valley!

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The following article was posted on October 23rd, 2013, in the New Times - Volume 28, Issue 13 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 28, Issue 13

I'll support if I get meeting access again

By Bill Walther - Arroyo Grande

I’ve been a subscriber to KCBX ever since they had an upstairs office on Monterey Street. I supported a community-centered station manned mostly by volunteers who played programs unavailable on commercial radio and news rarely heard without insulting sales pitches.

An important aspect of local news was the live weekly board of supervisors meeting. I was not a regular listener, but did tune in when an important event was being discussed. I was also informed of issues during public comment period.

After the supervisors were dropped from broadcasting, we were promised a local reporter who would also be our ears at board meetings. So far, it’s been just talk.

I am withholding my pledge until I hear a real report. No more Lucy and her football.