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The Crushing Problem of Ocean Plastics

Sizing up plastic trash in the sea has reached the millions of tons. Read story.

Bedtime: An Emotional Odyssey

The nightly highs and lows of the tucking-in ritual. Read story.

What Are You Going to Do This Weekend?

If you crave big city living, it’s your lucky day. Read story.

S.B. Health Status Report

How healthy is our community compared to the rest of California towns? Read story.

Hell Freezes Over

GOP convention — finally! — allows gay Republican club into the party. Read story.

The Tragedy of Paris

True freedom of speech furthers the progress of truth and intellectual discussion. Read story.

Brave New World of Santa Barbara

Upcoming district elections draw the curtain on a shameful chapter of blatant discrimination. Read story.

If This Dog’s a Rockin,’ Don’t Bother Knockin’

Reassessing earthquake and tsunamis hazards at Diablo and Diablo Canyon four years after Fukushima. Read story.

Decoding Your Egg Carton

Understanding the labels on egg crates, from free-range to pasture raised. Read story.

Potrero Canyon Trail to Hurricane Deck

The solitude of nature adds to its beauty and can stimulate your creative side. Read story.

The Truthiness of Brian Williams's War Tale

When is a statement an exaggeration, embellishment, white lie, false memory, conflation, puffing, hyperbole, misremembering, or over-statement? Read story.

The People's Voice

Introducing a new column by PODER on social justice, civil rights, and more. Read story.

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