Monday, May 25, 2015     Volume: 16, Issue: 11

Weekly Poll
Should Plains All American Pipeline face penalties following the Santa Barbara oil spill?

Government should follow current penalty procedure.
Damages should be payed to SB County residents.
They should pay for all coastal cleanup.
They don't deserve extra penalties.

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Santa Maria Sun / Job Openings

The Sun is looking for a part-time staff writer to handle sports reporting at our weekly paper. Our ideal candidate will be able to jump in with both feet and hit the ground running with little to no hand-holding, as well as produce and identify quality writing—unlike the mixed metaphors earlier in this sentence. You? You’d be writing and photographing or overseeing the writing and photographing of a weekly sports story, athlete feature, briefs, schedules, and more. You’d also contribute to the news section and produce a cover story roughly once a month.

Think you have what it takes? We’d love to hear from you. Send a cover letter, résumé, and at least three writing samples (published clips preferred) to:

Ryan Miller c/o New Times
1010 Marsh St.,
San Luis Obispo, 93401.

Or e-mail For more information, call 347-1968.


We are seeking an energetic and self motivated person looking for a career in advertising sales. If you have excellent communication and customer service skills as well as a strong drive to succeed and make lots of money, this is the job for you. Experience in sales, particularly in media sales, a real plus but not required. New Times Media Group has a competitive compensation and benefits package. Applicants must have a valid driver's licence and reliable transportation. Qualified applicants please forward your resume to:

New Times
1010 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401