Thursday, January 29, 2015     Volume: 29, Issue: 27
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Are there adequate services in SLO County for people with mental illnesses?

Yes.
Not even close.
People mean well, but are hampered by insufficient resources.
This is normally where the joke answer goes, but why would you joke about it?

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Are we policing for the people?

San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell wrote an op-ed last month (“A shocking and growing lack of deference to the law,” Dec. 3, Tribune). It was disturbing both due to its demeaning tone toward the public and the content that can charitably be described as asinine. First, Chief Gesell evidently believes that all police officers are titans among plebeian citizens. Second, it appears that he prefers his well-insula... [ Read More ]