The Smoke Ban

I think the new Santa Barbara public smoking ban is a mistake. Read story.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Reclaim Democracy

Let’s push Santa Barbara to be at the forefront of campaign finance reform. Read story.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Buellton Rallies for RVs

The movement to overturn the Buellton RVs, Boats and Trailers ordinance is gaining momentum. Read story.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Who Is Amy Goodman!

Amy Goodman, the creator, anchor and host of Democracy Now, appears in Santa Barbara on Thursday, May 18. Read story.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A Move in the Right Direction

I am happy to hear that the Santa Barbara Foresters will be having their baseball games at Pershing Park this year. Read story.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Economic Rebound?

Are President Trump’s pro-growth, pro-market, anti-regulatory policies improving the U.S. economy? Read story.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Time to Write Your Senators for Health Care

The American Health Care Act passed by Republicans in the House, will, if passed by the Senate, return Americans to a broken health-care system that ignores women's basic health-care needs. Read story.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

For Moms

Mother's Day is when we celebrate the efforts of moms everywhere to deliver on the promise they make to us when we're born, to nurture and protect us so we can reach our full potential. Read story.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Consider the Fair Flat Tax

The United States and the states must reform their tax structures to make it more equitable for everyone. Read story.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Fool Me Once ...

In the future, should we Americans insist that our highest level elected officials submit to a drug screening similar to what we require of others in whom we place a great responsibility? Read story.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Racial Prejudice in Housing

The fine article written by Max Golding about a City Council meeting, convened to address "tenant protection issues," reminded me of my own experience with prejudice when we came here from San Jose in 1959. Read story.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Celebrate Prom and Graduation Safely

Near the end of high school, fancy dresses and stylish tuxedos come out for prom. Read story.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Them Millennial Eyes

When I first saw the strikingly clean cover of the current issue, I was prepared to read the typical Progressive opinion. Read story.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Innovate, Don't Frack

Trump just doesn't get what the spirit of America is all about. Read story.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Expand Your Parking

Let us also consider acting in our local community, as Santa Barbara gears up to enforce an oversize vehicle ordinance, ostensibly for traffic safety reasons, but actually to discriminate unconstitutionally against people living in vehicles. Read story.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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