For the Good of the Country

Donald Trump, Mike Pence, and all Trump appointees should resign immediately. Read story.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Whittier Fire Point / Counterpoint

Letters addressing the origin of Whittier Fire and highway-side grass trimming. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Of Books and Bibles

History tells us more than Gutenberg about printed material for the masses. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thank You

Santa Barbara County has been plagued by the dangerous and growing Whittier and Alamo fires. Read story.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Babies and Fireworks Don't Mix

Why do we continue to accept the use of incredibly loud and often very scary explosions that are heard for miles when there is another option? Read story.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Make Our Day

The scheme out of Washington is a "witch hunt," a "phony story," "fake news" Read story.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Voter Rolls Purged

What is receiving less attention is that voter rolls in a number of states have been purged as part of the voter disenfranchisement . Read story.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Of Kroc and Petersen's Drive-In

John and Evelyn Petersen were once approached by a salesman at their drive-in who wanted to be partners. Read story.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Do You Make Cascarones?

Hey Santa Barbara, Nick Welsh is looking for people who make cascarones. Read story.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Ugly Utopia

On July 4, we will celebrate the birth and independence of our nation. Read story.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Be a Carrizo Champion

This year, the world watched in awe as a sea of colorful flowers blossomed in the Carrizo Plain National Monument. Read story.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Over-the-Top Wonderful

It was the Solstice Party of the decade. Read story.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Giving Peace a Chance

Santa Barbara is the only city I have been to that is not at war with the homeless. Read story.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Decent Health Care

How has every other modern industrialized nation solved the basic problem of how to provide their whole population with decent health care? Read story.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Immoral Monstrosity

Crafted in complete secret for weeks, Senate Republicans' version of the health care act was finally revealed to the full Senate — and more importantly, the public — on Thursday. Read story.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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