Reopen the Pipeline

The damaged pipeline at Refugio is but a small segment of the 1,500-mile line to Corpus Christie, Texas. Read story.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Marijuana in the City

Concerning the so-called "medical marijuana store" our City Planning Commission just approved in the Ontare Plaza … Read story.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Hi, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is just the right-sized polis! Read story.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Health-Care Subsidy Tax Math

The subsidies under the Affordable Care Act are actually tax credits. Read story.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

P Is for Persistent

Because our family vacation at Refugio Beach was cancelled due to the spill, I contacted Plains to see what the company was willing to offer with respect to compensation. Read story.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Support the Chumash Marine Sanctuary

The proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary would permanently halt plans for any future oil drilling within its boundaries. Read story.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Landmarks 'Appalled' by Mission Canyon Corridor Project

Three cheers for City Historic Landmarks Commissioner Michael Drury for telling it like it is about the Mission Canyon corridor project. Read story.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Resentencing Injustice

I am at my wit's end with the injustice regarding my son's Prop. 47 resentencing. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Keep Mulligan's Open!

On Monday, City Council will consider putting the Santa Barbara Municipal Golf course out to bid to a private management company. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Foxes in the Coop

The same foxes will be left guarding the chickens after the official evaluation of the three county animal shelters. Read story.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Vote with Your Vote

Elect candidates who represent the people instead of the oil lobby. Read story.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Single-Fingered Salute

Sure looks as though the Coast Guard (CG) is complicit in covering up Plains All American Pipeline's environmental fiasco. Read story.

Monday, June 8, 2015

A Vote for Jacqueline Inda

One reason Jacqueline Inda would make an excellent member of City Council is her active involvement in and knowledge of local schools. Read story.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Love Is Never Having to Say You're Sorry

I would be willing to accept Plains All American Pipeline's apology if the Refugio spill were a rare incident by a company that has a good track record. Read story.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Pope Props

Indeed, the new Pope is a breath of fresh air! Read story.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
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