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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

How ’bout Them Dodger Dogs?

The Dodgers are defeated, gay marriage wins, and finding hope in the craziest of places. Read story.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

To a Distant, Vengeful Dog

Fowling Your Own Nest Read story.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Don’t Ban That Book!

Granada and Chaucer's display forbidden works in their windows. Read story.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Blood-Bloated Ticks Nesting in a Dog’s Ear


Thursday, September 18, 2014

Beneath the Valley of the Dogs

There’s Good News and Bad News on the state of our late (not) great (not) drought. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Barking of the Neighbor’s Dogs

Poodle gets whiplash contemplating the onset of the new football season. Read story.

Thursday, September 4, 2014
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