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Letters

Keep ISIS Out

This week, CNN briefly broke away from its constant Trump smear campaign to report the bombing in London by an Islamic extremist terrorist. Read story.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Open to Alternative Schooling

I want to bring the Open Alternative School to the attention of parents of elementary school–age children. Read story.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A Vision of Greed

Pearl Chase had a vision for Santa Barbara back in late 1920s after the big earthquake. Read story.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Protesting Barbarism

I am deeply concerned about the events of May 16, during Turkish President Erdoğan's visit to Washington, D.C. Read story.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Counsel Advice

A special counsel was just appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 election and related matters. Read story.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

How to Fix State Street

The solutions to downtown's deterioration are not rocket science, but they require leadership, coordination, and the attention of the community. Read story.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ho Hum for Climate

It is a sign of the times and the unrelenting, high-octane protests that 1,000 people showed up April 29, created a massive human formation of a sun and the words “100% clean power” at La Playa Stadium. Read story.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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
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