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What You Don’t Know About Wilbur Ross Will Hurt You

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sets out to screw Santa Barbara by undercounting residents. Read story.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Santa Barbara’s Connections to Grisly Khashoggi Killing

Jamal Khashoggi’s Uncle lived in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Why All the Fuss at Montecito’s Water and Sanitary Districts?

[Update] Elections at Montecito’s water and sanitary districts cause waves and a cease-and-desist letter to be delivered. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., October 18, 2018
Updated 2:41 p.m., October 20, 2018

Santa Barbara City Council Continues to Act Like Stumbling Drunk

Santa Barbara City Council and its staff fight among themselves and don’t fix the city’s problems. Read story.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

County Supervisor Steve Lavagnino Jumps from GOP Ship

County Supervisor Steve Lavagnino registers as a decline-to-state voter in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Praying for Hail Mary Pass in Brett Kavanaugh Hearings

Will a “female assistant” save Mitch McConnell and the Republican leadership from committing a judicial travesty in the Brett Kavanaugh hearings? Read story.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Why Won’t Santa Barbara City Council Progressives Fix Broken Housing Plan?

Santa Barbara City Council Progressives refuse to require affordable housing for middle-income residents. Read story.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Plains Pipeline Verdict: 50 Shades of Guilt

The Plains pipeline verdicts were guilty on eight misdemeanors and one felony. Read story.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Mr. Nice Guy or a Right-Wing Water Boy?

Why we’ll never see the true record of Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearings for a seat on the Supreme Court. Read story.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Santa Barbara Firefighters and Environmentalists Battle over Prevention Methods

Firefighters and Enviros Bicker over Control Burns and Hard Houses. Read story.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Modest Proposal for Santa Barbara’s State Street

What to do and what not to do with the homeless on State Street. Read story.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Trump, Climate Change, and the California Fires

How Trump’s trickle-down policies are affecting climate change. Read story.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Santa Barbara Is Ready for Its Close-Up, Mr. DeMille

Plastic straw bans, fake news, and Me-Too journalism collide. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

You Can’t Get There from Here, and It’s Not an Accident

Pop-up road construction and cellular projects plague Santa Barbara’s downtown streets. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

County Supes Don’t Just Talk About the Weather; They Actually Do Something!

County supes consider buying green energy, and a UCSB prof wants more reporting on climate change. Read story.

Thursday, July 19, 2018
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