Sunday, October 23, 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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New Times / Opinion


It's election season 2016

Editor’s note: SLO County residents are full of thoughts about the 2016 election, so New Times is filling the commentary section with letters to the editor this week.  [ Read More ]

The great reckoning

When the dust settles from the 2016 election, we are going to need to take a long, hard look at what in the hell just happened. This time around, there is much to learn if we are willing to heed the lesson. We need to reckon with the destabilizing levels of economic inequality and declining social mobility that have, more than anything else, given rise to the virulent populism expressed in this election cycle. Instead ... [ Read More ]