What Cost Desal?

If current drought conditions persist, it is clear that desalination plants will be our future source of fresh water. Read story.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Extremists Block Path to Energy Independence

California has the strongest protections in the nation regulating oil production. Read story.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Casa and the Homeless

These words are to highlight the existence of the residents who dwell within Casa Esperanza. Read story.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Tea Party on Parade

I was horrified to see the Santa Barbara Tea Party in the July 4th parade. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Sidewalk Counselor

I was a sidewalk counselor in the 1980s and 1990s, but I was not affiliated with Operation Rescue. Read story.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

No on P

Vote NO on Measure P in November. Read story.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Option C

The overlapping districts solution could solve the problem. Read story.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Remember the Snail

I would like to ask readers to comment on the Mojave shoulderband snail — the little gastropod shutting down a billion-dollar gold/silver mine. Read story.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Happy Birthday, America

On July 4, we celebrate America's birthday. Let's not forget the true meaning of this holiday. Read story.

Friday, July 4, 2014

True Blue

People should stop faking a need for a disabled placard to get parking discounts. Read story.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Not OK

Ooo – klahoma / Where the earthquakes rumble ‘neath the plain, Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Water Contamination, Too

Vast quantities of highly polluted water comes back up with the oil produced by steam injection. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Fracking Phantom

Let's face the fact there is no fracking in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Hybrid Hounds

A kumbaya compromise endorsing the hybrid system (four district election seats, three at-large seats including the mayor) won’t work. Read story.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Deltopia Questions

Regarding the Deltopia riot: I'm not defending the kid, but why did the police officer chase him? Read story.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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