Thursday, February 26, 2015     Volume: 29, Issue: 31

Weekly Poll
Do police and the public have the same perception of use of force?

The police are generally too aggressive.
Police do what they have to in order to make arrests, and it’s not always pretty.
Some police are good; others are far too quick to violence.
Only when it’s on TV, set to reggae music.

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No more, no less: What's the state of SLO County homelessness in 2015?

View a slideshow of San Luis Obispo's Prado Day Center. If you’ve spent much time on the Central Coast, you’ve probably heard of the 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness. Adopted in 2008, the much-ballyhooed and boldly titled San Luis Obispo County-wide plan outlines an ambitious, multi-pronged strategy to take a bite out of what was then a escalating homelessness issue. As we enter year seven of the 10-year plan, though, even the rosiest of optimists deem it a work in progress, and many others aren’t afraid to throw out the... [ Read Article ]