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Letters

New Map with Old Markers

If the FEMA map was created or based on January 9, 2018, then why do all the mountains still have chaparral plant growth on them? Read story.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sunshine Through the Fog

Santa Barbara can at times feel like an island: isolated, non-urban, at a remove from events of the "outside world." Read story.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Well-Paying, Rural Jobs Welcome

It’s been rough going lately for working people in the Santa Maria area. Read story.

Friday, June 22, 2018

A Worldwide Immigration Problem

The industrialized world's entire immigration system, with the exception of some countries, is a disaster. Read story.

Friday, June 22, 2018

The Need for Humane Immigration Policies

This administration targets the most vulnerable, from children who will not be immediately reunited with their parents, to survivors of sexual assault and violence. Read story.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Watch Your Language (and Culture)

Anthro prof attacks changes to SBCC coursework; department head counters that UCLA now accepts the class. Read story.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

A Clear Danger

Water bottles are being stored on black asphalt in the hot sun for weeks on end. Read story.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Best Wedding Officiant?

I am disappointed to not see a category to nominate “best of” for wedding officiants. Read story.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Trauma at the Border

Our government is inflicting a ghastly form of trauma on children at the border. Read story.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Ripping Families Apart

It's hard to comprehend what's going on in our country right now. Read story.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Stop Family Separations Vigil

Vigil and action to be held at State and Anapamu Wednesday evening. Read story.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Meg West Says Farewell

Endorses Kathleen Werner as a director for Goleta Water District. Read story.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Bourdain, Last Month

I guess I was never slated to meet Anthony Bourdain, but I got very close. Read story.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Go Santa Barbara!

As described in my previous letter, I called the city, and workers came out immediately and cut the broken branches. Read story.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Not Buying It

Can someone please explain to me … Read story.

Sunday, June 17, 2018
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