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Bike Station Math

Our City Council recently voted to spend only $348,000 for a new 200-square-foot bike station at the Transit Center. Read story.

Monday, November 17, 2014

War Talk

When coalition troops withdrew from Iraq around three years ago, they supposedly left behind a trained Iraqi military. Read story.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Biz on State Unhindered

The ridiculous "Downtown Policing" letter — with its high toned distortion, pained sensitivities and outrage over the existence of the poor and mentally ill on State street — is disingenuous at best. Read story.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Choices, Good and Mediocre

A brilliant young scholar, his parents, and every single one of his teachers should be on your cover. Read story.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Simple End to ISIS

The U.S. just sent 1,500 more troops to Iraq to fight ISIS. How did we get here? Read story.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

More Peace, Less War

Veterans for Peace honors brothers and sisters in arms in a different way, by working to increasing public awareness of the costs of war. Read story.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Lost in Hope Ranch

During the Santa Barbara Marathon, access to Hope Ranch was blocked. Read story.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Piteous Dogs

I protest another, even greater noise than motorcycles: dogs that bark and/or cry piteously when left alone all day by their owners. Read story.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Bellosguardo Ideas

I would hope that Bellosguardo becomes a vibrant representation of an East Coast 1930s estate, not a walk-through museum with a gift shop. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Grim Reaper

On November 4, America took a sharp turn to the right Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

We Can Do Better

Our bright, spirited populace can achieve anything it sets its hearts and minds to. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Noisy Motorcycle Exhaust Offends

Whenever a police officer notices a noisy motorcycle — which should be well-nigh silent — he or she should issue the driver a ticket. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Broziks Dance Again

The Brozik Mask Collection, a group of performance masks created in the 1950s, were brought to life again at the Bowl's Día de los Muertos. Read story.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Enlarge Water Storage

Why not enlarge Cachuma Dam and all the other water storage locations while they are empty? Read story.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Other Side of Disability

I once had a not-very-supportive attitude toward the disabled, until I became disabled myself. Read story.

Monday, November 3, 2014
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