Tuesday, February 9, 2016     Volume: 30, Issue: 28
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Are you worried about gang violence increasing or coming in from nearby counties?

Yes. We can kiss the Happiest Town in America title goodbye.
I'm more worried about white collar crooks like Kelly Gearhart, Jay Miller, and Al Moriarty.
No. Our law enforcement is more than equipped to handle the problem.
It's inevitable unless we beef up outreach and social services for vulnerable youth.

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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.