On the Beat

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

Jazzy State Street at Night

Bars are swinging and coeds dancing to Ulysses Jasz at the James Joyce. Read story.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Helping Hands Across the Sea

World Dance remakes lives after 1994 genocide. Read story.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Wacky Book Sale Titles

Volunteers gather tomes, and titles, for September sale. Read story.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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