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Praying to a Porcelain Dog

Everything you wanted to know about district elections but were afraid to ask… Read story.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Children of a Lesser Dog

Six hundred volunteer to count the homeless; three homeless people dead in Pershing Park. Read story.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Soy Charlie; Je Suis ‘Illegal’

Poodle explores flying spit, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and district elections. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Dog Run Amok

Judge Carrozzo takes on the mental health system; it’s a draw. Read story.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Bark Like a Dog, Walk Like a Man

Can Helene Schneider survive the fracas over the freeway-widening fracas? Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Yule Dog or Yule Log?

Picking a Christmas movie ain’t as simple as it seems. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Are They Going to Pot?

A look at new federal rules and an old local controversy. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Last Train to DogVille

Feinstein and Boxer drop bombshells on the way out the door. Read story.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Biting the Hand That Bleeds You

Can the Isla Vista genie get crammed back into its bottle? Read story.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

March of the Mutt-Mitted Zombies

A re-branding effort is underway for county mental health, but what about the Puff Unit? Read story.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Run Spot Run: The ABCs of Do-Re-Mi

The Other White Meat Read story.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

No Surly Curs Need Apply

Pygmy mammoths, climate change, and a fond farewell to a man I never met. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Sleep with Dogs, Wake with Fishes

Last-ditch reflections on big oil, loud college students, skyrocketing rents, and other ballot measures. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Have You Kicked Your Inner Poodle Today?

Poodle vents spleen on Big Oil, Water Guardians, and Measure P Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Turning Whine into Water

The Poodle dissects drought-related gab fests. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
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