Friday, October 21, 2016     Volume: 31, Issue: 13

Weekly Poll
Should the Arroyo Grande Cemetery start watering its grass again?

Yes. It looks ugly and that's disrespectful to the families who come there to mourn.
They should water it a little more, but stay mindful of the state's drought.
No they need to find an alternative like dryscaping.
Leave it as is. Saving water is more important than aesthetics.

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The following article was posted on July 9th, 2014, in the New Times - Volume 28, Issue 50 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [] - Volume 28, Issue 50

Public opinion is shifting

By Scott Secrest - Arroyo Grande

Mr. Wechter’s recent opinion piece on climate change is a puzzling grab bag of misapplied logic that was probably too confused itself to confuse many New Times readers (“Climate change nonsense,” July 3). Each “point” presented is easily refuted by a simple review of the facts and conclusions of current climate science, widely available and broadly supported. Those denying human activity caused climate change, and/or promoting hopelessness of action are part of a dying tribe that is becoming more aggressive and irrational as public opinion shifts against their nonsense.