Glass Half Full

Governor Brown's 25 percent cutback in water usage presents an opportunity for those of us in the landscaping profession in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Martial Water Law

The water situation is in a moral equivalent of war, which demands martial law. Read story.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Bring Back Navigators

Commercial passenger planes used to have three people in the cockpit able to fly the plane: the captain, copilot, and navigator. Read story.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Resist 'Easy' Desal

"Is the Desalination Plant a $65 Million Mistake?" and — the answer is — yes. Read story.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Nukes Under that Smoke Ring

The Minuteman III is the United States’ land-based missile that can deliver a nuclear warhead to most places on the planet within minutes. Read story.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ills at Elings

I wonder how much Elings Park board members know about the landfill below the park and what it is doing to the Las Positas Valley environment? Read story.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Boston Defense: Nil

Defense counsel Judy Clarke appears to be denying a defense to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston bombing trial by declaring "he did it." Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Kudos and Dodos

Women in sports: Yay. 'Sex scandal' headline: Boo. Read story.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Party and Graduation Safety Comes First

I graduated from Tracy High in 1993 in a wheelchair. I never planned to end school like that. Read story.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Twenty-Minute Turnpike Wait

Has anyone else ever been stuck in traffic waiting for the blinking red light at Cathedral Oaks and Turnpike? Read story.

Saturday, March 14, 2015


The dog offends. Read story.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Throwaway Soldiers and Sailors

Veterans are hit the hardest by homelessness. Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015


As women, we cherish our girlfriends, but what about that special guy friend? Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Traffic Patterns

Who wants traffic in their neighborhood? Read story.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Please, Landlord, Please

A retired person living on a fixed ( no COLA) pension, I am subject to a 10 percent a year increase in my rent. Read story.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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