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Flexing Back

'Flexing Muscles Over Mussels,' included a gratuitous reference to a Coastal Commission staff person’s surname, in the process implying that working with the commission is akin to working with the devil. Read story.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Donors Take Care

Donors responding to the Santa Barbara City College Foundation appeal may want to specify that contributions go to "Student Scholarships Only." Read story.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Latinos on Boards and Commissions?

Is it not mandated that the Planning Commission members — and all other members of all city boards, commissions, and advisory groups — must be based upon the four majority and two minority-majority mandated districts? Read story.

Monday, April 13, 2015

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
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