On the Beat

The Dodgers Struck Out

Of Mike Piazza and other disastrous trades made by the team. Read story.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Hot Crime Fiction for Summer Reading

Beat the heat between pages of a book. Read story.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

New Movies from Old

Coming to a multiplex near you! Read story.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

A Scream in the Night

Party convention politricks abound. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

When Fear Reigned in Santa Barbara

Irrational suspicion leading to the internment of Japanese Americans in 1942 is a horrible model to follow today. Read story.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

So You Wanna Be a Citizen

A civics test for would-be Americans. Read story.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Truth Strikes Out

Santa Barbara sportswriter Al Stump told tall tales and outright lies about Ty Cobb. Read story.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Block Those Voters!

Ballot battles, beggars, and bummers. Read story.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Inside (Part of) the White House

And on to the bars, monuments, and museums of D.C. Read story.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

It’s Over: Hillary’s the Next Prez

Republican clouds have parted, and the presidency is going to a Democrat. Read story.

Friday, May 6, 2016

The ‘Battle’ of Palmdale

Unresponsive drone eludes hundreds of rockets, which land on vehicles and start fires. Read story.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

‘Just a Joke’ (We Wish)

If only Trump's candidacy were 'April, Fool.' Read story.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Bankrupt? Who Cares?

Lots of people declare bankruptcy, Venoco, Trump, and Harry Truman's haberdashery among them. Read story.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Dateline: Las Vegas

A visit to Nevada's Sin City is full of ‘LOVE.’ Read story.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

What If There Wasn’t a Cachuma?

We'd be all wet without a dam. Read story.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
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