Young and Homeless in S.B.

People often wonder why youth are homeless. Read story.

Monday, May 19, 2014

The Pysllids and the Bees

A single psyllid found in Summerland did not warrant widespread pesticide use. Read story.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Feed Trees Please

Newly planted city trees are dying from a lack of water right in front of our eyes. Read story.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

M Is for Hmmm

The gajillion mile-tons of heavy truck traffic expected from 7,700 proposed oil wells are going to need Measure M's road fixes. Read story.

Friday, May 16, 2014

We Do Not Need a New Jail

The existing jail’s rated capacity is already larger, given our population, than the state average although our crime rate is considerably lower. Read story.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Listen to La Raza

The gang injunction will only succeed in destabilizing the community and forcing the dispersal of people from the area. Read story.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Desal Now

By looking into reopening the old desalination plant, we are doing the kind of forward thinking needed to tackle the drought head on. Read story.

Monday, May 12, 2014

No on Measure M

Measure M2014 on the June ballot may look like a good idea at first glance, but it would have serious long-term consequences. Read story.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Looking for RNA Fair Play

The Indy ignored the justice of Goleta’s attempt to recapture its tax dollars from the county in its endorsement of Janet Wolf. Read story.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Civil Society

A homeless woman in the neighborhood receives a visit from the police, with kindly results. Read story.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Yes on M

This measure forces the county to maintain roads and buildings in “present” condition. Read story.

Saturday, May 10, 2014


The White House lied, / four people died Read story.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Voting, and More

The Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC) promotes independence and access for individuals with disabilities by encouraging everyone to vote. Read story.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Questions for Aceves

If Roger Aceves is still, as he calls himself, a "lifelong Democrat," then why is he trying to unseat an incumbent Democrat? Read story.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Trains, Trains, Trains

With 101 Highway construction likely to last for over a decade, the obvious solution is waiting at the station. Read story.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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