Water Waster

Governor Brown has decreed a 25 percent reduction in California’s use of water yet he permits fracking. Read story.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tunney v. Murphy v. Sea Lions

Regarding our local islands, there are many, many instances of what I consider National Park Service malfeasance. Read story.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Don't Kill that Swarm, Hand Me the Queen

It is common knowledge among scientists and those who care about bees that honeybees (and other bees and butterflies) need our protection. Read story.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Public Market a Success

Alma Del Pueblo residents rave about how they love the Santa Barbara Public Market. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Outliving HIV

I am now considered a VIP having never taken any of the meds but am now completely virus free. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Wonderful Cuba

I recently returned from a fantastic visit to Cuba. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Survival for Who?

Who are these people that come up with nonsense like the tiger salamander recovery plan? Read story.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Women's Health Week

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. Read story.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Take Action Against Gun Violence

In Isla Vista, from one year to the next, gun violence continues to occur. Read story.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Federal Parks Pursue Own Agenda

At the Faulkner Gallery information session, it was very apparent the National Park Service was squarely behind the more aggressive Option #3. Read story.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Bernie Sanders for President

I am writing to say that Bernie Sanders is best for president in 2016 as he is for single-payer health care, which all developed nations have. Read story.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Cachuma Forest

If you have driven by Cachuma Lake recently, you must have noticed the forest growing in the empty portions of the lake. Read story.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Ray Strong at Historical Museum

The Santa Barbara Historical Museum will mount an exhibition of Ray Strong’s work, including 15 major paintings of Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Friday, May 8, 2015

At War in Garland

On Monday we witnessed two attackers shoot an unarmed security guard in Garland, Texas, at a Muhammad art exhibit. Read story.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Prophet Would Counsel Patience

As an American Muslim, I fully condemn the actions of the extremists who opened fire at the "Draw Muhammad" cartoon event. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
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