On the Beat
Mendocino and San Benito fracking bans leave S.B. behind. Read story.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
After Election Day, a WWI discussion, and the loss of Tom Sneddon, a Walk with a Doc might be in order. Read story.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Malibu's Measure R opponents attack it as flawed, as do Measure P's here. Read story.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
New 12-story resort and casino builds on the wages of gambling. Read story.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Anti-Measure P propaganda's predictions are pretty preposterous. Read story.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Granada and Chaucer's display forbidden works in their windows. Read story.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
The idea of towing ice down from the far north has been floated for centuries. Read story.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The first Comedy Fest was full of bumbling gender politics and national obsessions. Read story.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Crossing into Arizona, Barney finds himself in the Wild (and racist) West Read story.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Santa Barbarans do not, as a group, believe in obeying stop signs. Read story.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Real estate sale rumors swirl over the possible sale of Neverland. Read story.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Barney takes a theoretical poke at drawing voting-district boundaries. Read story.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
For the umpteenth summer, Barney went searching for the best at Los Mercados de la Guerra anddel Norte. Read story.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
The city's water recycling plant sits in pieces while drinking water flows to parks and golf courses. Read story.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Santa Barbarans are not going to approve City Council district elections, at least not in my lifetime. Read story.