Tuesday, February 9, 2016     Volume: 30, Issue: 28
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Are you worried about gang violence increasing or coming in from nearby counties?

Yes. We can kiss the Happiest Town in America title goodbye.
I'm more worried about white collar crooks like Kelly Gearhart, Jay Miller, and Al Moriarty.
No. Our law enforcement is more than equipped to handle the problem.
It's inevitable unless we beef up outreach and social services for vulnerable youth.

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Should SLO County cities declare a homeless shelter crisis to open up municipal buildings as warming centers?


Alanna Shelley

Alanna Shelley

barista

“It’s the right thing to do, when times get even tougher than they are.”

Kelsey Wright

Kelsey Wright

fashion

“It could drive more homeless people here, but it’s good to give them a place to go.”

Rebekah Rivera

Rebekah Rivera

store manager

“I think helping people is always a good idea. They just cleared out a Grover Beach homeless camp and those people need somewhere to go.”

Natalie Bartholow

Natalie Bartholow

barista

“I think the whole homeless issue is blown out of proportion, but I’d be for providing more shelter opportunities.”