On the Beat

Trump’s in the Pink

Give the guy a break. He just found out that more than a million people hated him. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Sound and Fury in D.C.

The freak show grows by the day. Read story.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Washington: The New Twilight Zone

As a glib glitz takes hold in D.C., Santa Barbara stays grounded. Read story.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Read It and Weep

Here’s if-only-it-were fiction and other best sellers to check out. Read story.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Hail to the Oiligarchy!

There’s a petro presidency with pal Putin ahead. Read story.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Trump's Washington Through Film

Spend a night at the (political) movies. Read story.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Wake Me Up in 2020

Talk of secession and the next four years. Read story.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Sleepless to Seattle

This Thanksgiving, I rode the rackety rails up the coast. Read story.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

‘The People Have Spoken, the Bastards!’

She might feel it, but it’s a quote from Dick Tuck. Read story.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

It’s Over! Hooray!

Either Vlad is smiling, or it's piñata time. Read story.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Rockin’ and Rollin’ Through Gaviota

Train excursion highlights coastal issues before Tuesday supes hearing. Read story.

Monday, November 7, 2016

‘Nightmare on De la Vina Street’

Two veterans face a new foe: a looming dense-housing project next door. Read story.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Hillary or Donald, Dodgers or Cubs?

The torment of having to choose. Read story.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Our Holy Lawns

Santa Barbara's City Council says, "What drought?" Read story.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Coasting Against the Law

Just how many times have the coastal commissioners met privately with developers? Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
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