The other refugees ... Read story.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Driving Without Documents

How can you avoid 4,000 hit-and-run accidents and have no effect on the overall number of accidents or fatalities? Read story.

Friday, April 21, 2017

No Russian Ban?

We've been having a lot of serious political fuss over the Russians these days — and rightly so. Read story.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Performing Arts Remember Towbes

The Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts joins the many voices expressing deep sadness at the passing of one of Santa Barbara’s greatest citizens, Michael Towbes. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thank You, Mr. Towbes

A 30-year-old Michael Towbes made it possible for my working-class immigrant parents from the Philippines to realize their American Dream of owning their own home, way back in 1960. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Towbes, a Great Philanthropist

Michael Towbes will be remembered as one of Santa Barbara's greatest philanthropists and one of its most important businessmen. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Glass Half Full?

In addition to the reasons often mentioned to explain the extraordinary commercial vacancy rate downtown, a few other issues might be considered. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Shine the Light

I grew up in Los Angeles and watched as the real estate industry controlled housing availability by refusing to show homes in "white" neighborhoods to blacks and others. Read story.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Ad Rap

I had to comment on an advertisement I saw in the April 6 issue. Read story.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Kind Hands

Words can't say how thankful I am for Habitat for Humanity's "A Brush of Kindness" program. Read story.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Making It Personal

It was great to see so many agencies and their dedicated representatives at Saturday’s Victims’ Rights Awareness Fair in De la Guerra Plaza. Read story.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Bulging Military Budget

The equating of expected cuts to UCSB's budget with the proposed $54 billion military spending hike is right on. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Buellton Freedoms Threatened

The new Buellton city RVs, Boats and Trailers Ordinance gives the council undue control over our private property. Read story.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Another Huge Tax

Not again. Read story.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Haves and Halves

Opinion: When the government gets involved, everything is screwed up. Read story.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
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