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Should Cal Poly sacrifice its productive agricultural land to expand its campus?

Yes, we must create the space to educate and house our growing college-age population.
I'd rather see the students stay on campus then be able to buy avocados and oranges.
Can't they just relocate the trees to another area?
So much for 'learn by doing.'

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The following article was posted on May 28th, 2014, in the New Times - Volume 28, Issue 44 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 28, Issue 44

Dow made his own mud

Laurence Houlgate - Paso Robles

Tim Covello, a candidate for SLO County district attorney, correctly believes that it is unethical for his opponent Dan Dow to have taken a campaign donation from the defense attorney of a person he is prosecuting. Mr. Dow admits that he took the money but (to my astonishment) sees nothing wrong in doing so. Instead, he accuses Covello of “mudslinging” for exposing what he did. But this pejorative term does not apply here. Mr. Dow has created his own mud. We need a man of integrity for district attorney. We need Tim Covello.