An Almond Life

From Governor Brown down, our legislators have failed to meet the water crisis head on. Read story.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

My Latin Friends

Although the debate over labeling immigrants as illegal or undocumented has died down somewhat, it has left me for a longing for my coworkers from my restaurant days. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Farmers Parking

Every time I shop at the Farmers Market, I am saddened and angered that the adjacent parking facility, that used to accommodate dozens of cars, is now closed. Read story.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Autism Enlightenment

Why are parents so afraid of autism? Read story.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Average Joe Pension

California is undergoing a historic expansion of unfunded pension liabilities. Read story.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Wetland Nurseries

How can a water board be unaware of the role coastal wetlands play on the biological health of our ocean? Read story.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Alt Uses for Muni?

Other golf courses across the country have adopted “footgolf/soccer golf” to save courses by increasing their use, especially by the younger generations. Read story.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Service Schmervice

I was shocked to see our Board of Supervisors honoring a onetime local bank for 50 years of service. Read story.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Pentagon Gets $600 Billion?

The president is trying to find common ground by increasing the Pentagon budget at the expense of other programs vital to our country. Read story.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Infectious and Mobile

The blatant promotion of cold and flu medications that merely hide symptoms allow the infected to walk among the public. Read story.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Map This

Let's just stop at the $42,692 already spent on new street signs. Read story.

Monday, February 2, 2015

In Praise of Staring

When Steve Jobs got a bracing sense of where his energies were leading, he famously, if quietly, began to limit his own kids' access to the burgeoning world of iCrap. Read story.

Monday, February 2, 2015

To BID or Not to BID

The downtown BID functions well for its stakeholders, and fosters cohesion and cooperation. Read story.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

A Thankless Task

Ocean Conservancy, NRDC, Oceana, recreational anglers, commercial fishermen, native tribes of California, and countless other stakeholders worked on the marine sanctuary. Read story.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Remembering Baroness Léni Fé Bland

She was honored with the Lobero Theatre Foundation's Ghostlight Luminary award in 2013. Read story.

Thursday, January 29, 2015
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