An Open Letter to CalCoastNews’ Dan Blackburn

Dear Mr. Blackburn,

It’s almost been a year since you called us, rambled angrily about our coverage of your website, and called us “a couple of assholes who run a website.” In that odd conversation, you said you needed someone to read the articles to you. You were incensed because we had the chutzpah to be critical of CalCoastNews, a website that many in San Luis Obispo County now realize is a loosely constructed false narrative — that corrupts the news to expose corruption — masquerading as “on-line independent news source producing in-depth investigative news in the public interest.” Continue reading An Open Letter to CalCoastNews’ Dan Blackburn

CalCoastNews and The Exploitation of Children

UPDATE (December 16): CalCoastNews uploaded a video of the Dec. 10 rally, which included photos of the grandchildren.

Publisher Karen Velie has waged a very public war against the SLO County government, SLO County Police Department, Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO)  — anyone who, she claims, is part of a vast conspiracy against her grandchildren being placed into foster care. Continue reading CalCoastNews and The Exploitation of Children