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Understanding Common Core

State, local, and school leaders have been working to engage students with Common Core standards. Read story.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

School Basics

What is wrong with funding per student in Santa Barbara County? Read story.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Budget Bludgeon

Kudos to the Board of Supervisors for asking Sheriff Brown hard questions regarding his budget. Read story.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Turkish Prohibition Outrageous

I am outraged by California Assembly Bill 1410 sponsored by assemblymembers Nazarian, Achadjian, and Wilk. Read story.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Ryan White Day

The AIDS story is forever interwoven in the story of the hemophilia bleeding disorder. Read story.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Dirty Frackin' in Our Waters

It bears mentioning that several other oil-extraction waste-water injection sites are active just off our coast. Read story.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Bad Deal

President Obama's deal with Iran would be a disaster. Read story.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Rape Crisis Center Integrity Defended

The Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center has served our community with honor and integrity. Read story.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Glass Half Full

Governor Brown's 25 percent cutback in water usage presents an opportunity for those of us in the landscaping profession in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Martial Water Law

The water situation is in a moral equivalent of war, which demands martial law. Read story.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Bring Back Navigators

Commercial passenger planes used to have three people in the cockpit able to fly the plane: the captain, copilot, and navigator. Read story.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Resist 'Easy' Desal

"Is the Desalination Plant a $65 Million Mistake?" and — the answer is — yes. Read story.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Nukes Under that Smoke Ring

The Minuteman III is the United States’ land-based missile that can deliver a nuclear warhead to most places on the planet within minutes. Read story.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ills at Elings

I wonder how much Elings Park board members know about the landfill below the park and what it is doing to the Las Positas Valley environment? Read story.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Boston Defense: Nil

Defense counsel Judy Clarke appears to be denying a defense to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston bombing trial by declaring "he did it." Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015
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