Guest Columns

Three Important Questions One Tabloid Can’t Answer

Three Important Questions One Tabloid Can’t Answer

South County resident and guest columnist Charles W. Morgan can’t understand why our Local Online Discredited Tabloid Rag (LODTR) can’t get it right. Morgan asks three questions about them that probably won’t be answered any time soon. 

by October 18, 2017 0 comments Guest Columns
KVEC radio show host Dave Congalton

Terror Town Radio

Does Congalton sound like someone who’s learned anything at all from what’s happened to Karen Velie and his role in spreading her lies and bringing her down? Does Karen Velie act like someone who’s learned something from being exposed as a liar and paying the price most have to pay for lying so publicly and viciously?

by April 14, 2017 0 comments Guest Columns
Springtime for Velie

Springtime for Velie

Spring was in the air, just a week away on the calendar from becoming official. Even the birds in the trees outside the courthouse on Monterey Street were chirping about Velie and Blackburn getting what was coming to them. Justice had been served to Velie and Blackburn on a very expensive silver platter they dropped and broke. Now they have to pay for it.

by April 9, 2017 0 comments Guest Columns
Heidi Harmon (left) and Kevin Rice

How the Alt-Right Put Heidi Harmon in the Mayor’s Seat and Other Mysteries

Why wouldn’t Heidi Harmon run for Council first to learn the ropes before diving head first into the mayoral seat and requiring that everyone else help her out?

by February 19, 2017 1 comment Guest Columns
Women's March in SLO  - Photo by Kyle Nessen

The Cuddy Edge: Women’s March is Top Line of a New Era

The post-Trump inauguration Women’s March doesn’t have a bottom line: It is the top line of a new era in the United States, a new incarnation of old, old values about equality and respect that real Americans share.

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Guest Columns
CalCoastNews’ Karen Velie: The “Journalist” Con

CalCoastNews’ Karen Velie: The “Journalist” Con

I know a few things about journalism that most people don’t know, and I know something about CalCoastNews’ Karen Velie that many in SLO County already know and more are finding out: She is a fake journalist. Dangerously fake.

by November 5, 2016 2 comments Guest Columns
Jim Hill: New Town, Same Old Tricks

Jim Hill: New Town, Same Old Tricks

In the community of Oceano, residents have paid the consequences for Jim Hill’s inept leadership since 2006. Though he initially vowed to rid our community of corruption, he ended up embodying it. Now Jim Hill is repeating history in Arroyo Grande.

by September 16, 2016 1 comment Guest Columns