Voters Have Spoken

Santa Barbara County voters rejected an energy industry shutdown initiative in the last election by a decisive margin. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Doing Her Job

Mayor Schneider has made clear statements about her reasons for contesting the widening as it is now proposed. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

It's About Accuracy

Wendy McCaw may have a degree in history, but whose version of events did she study? Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Underground Power for Public Safety

An accident on Saturday evening makes a compelling case for undergrounding utility power poles and live wires. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pension Dollars and Sense

No wonder the new S.B. County fire chief is smiling; he's stepping into a job that last paid $208,505 annually and another $113,174 in benefits. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Chicken Quarters Barely Better

Let's face it: battery cages for laying hens are examples of the extent to which we will inflict cruelty on animals in the interest of the almighty dollar. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

High Times with the Pooch

THC toxicity is not to be taken lightly and can both be fatal and have long-term effects on a dog. Read story.

Monday, January 19, 2015


The new year has begun, and so have the numerous financial appeals. Read story.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Resolution Against Cat Declawing

A resolution is not a law; it is a formal expression of opinion or intention of the city council. Read story.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

A Lack of Sensitivity

The use of the word "illegal" in an article is not offensive in itself. The problem is its correct use. Read story.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Ugly Racism

If my photo had a big headline of "Illegal" over my head, I would be more than livid. Read story.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Thank You

Wake up world. Read story.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Wake Up

Appeasement, denial, and unarmed citizens won't work against the increasing and growing jihadist threats. Read story.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Excuse Me, Mdm Mayor

Evidently, I have ruffled the feathers of Mayor Helene Schneider when I wrote about her crusade to kibosh the 101 Widening Initiative. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Chumash Marine Sanctuary – Yes!

This proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary would protect ocean resources from San Simeon down to the Gaviota Coast. Read story.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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