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Good-Bye, Single-Family Homes

Though this has been creating a buzz in the real estate universe, it has gotten little notice in the press or general population though it fundamentally changes all California neighborhoods. Read story.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Dangerous Mindless Militarism

Don’t look now America but the new “sheriff” in town is riding the wrong end of his horse. Read story.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Impeachable

It seems to me that the most pressing issue now facing us is the impeachment of Donald Trump. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mission Creek Lives On

We are fortunate that Mission Creek still runs through our city. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Surf Freedom

The posted open parking hours at Loon Point were recently cut back to "8 a.m. to Sunset." Read story.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Downtown Blight Flight

What has caused the decline of business and the growing vacancies in downtown and State Street? Read story.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Where Wildlife Cross

On April 20, I witnessed a terrible thing. Read story.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Refugees

The other refugees ... Read story.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Driving Without Documents

How can you avoid 4,000 hit-and-run accidents and have no effect on the overall number of accidents or fatalities? Read story.

Friday, April 21, 2017

No Russian Ban?

We've been having a lot of serious political fuss over the Russians these days — and rightly so. Read story.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Performing Arts Remember Towbes

The Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts joins the many voices expressing deep sadness at the passing of one of Santa Barbara’s greatest citizens, Michael Towbes. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thank You, Mr. Towbes

A 30-year-old Michael Towbes made it possible for my working-class immigrant parents from the Philippines to realize their American Dream of owning their own home, way back in 1960. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Towbes, a Great Philanthropist

Michael Towbes will be remembered as one of Santa Barbara's greatest philanthropists and one of its most important businessmen. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Glass Half Full?

In addition to the reasons often mentioned to explain the extraordinary commercial vacancy rate downtown, a few other issues might be considered. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Shine the Light

I grew up in Los Angeles and watched as the real estate industry controlled housing availability by refusing to show homes in "white" neighborhoods to blacks and others. Read story.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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