A Story of an Elder Chumash

In the year 1961, my grandma, Irene Valencia Cordero, was taken from the reservation after remarrying to a Caucasian. Read story.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Government Out of Health Insurance.

The U.S. government has made a mess of health care because it wants to force some people to pay for other people’s insurance. Read story.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Sensitivity Suggested

I was disturbed to open up this week's Independent and see that under the heading Law & Disorder were the stories involving two young men's tragedies. Read story.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Roundabout Love

Thank you to all those people involved in the new roundabout at Cliff Drive and Las Positas. Read story.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Healing Art

Your article on Hank Pitcher was outstanding. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Health-Care Solution

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the closest the United States has come to addressing health care in the United States. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Eye on Camp 4

WE Watch has opposed the development of the 1,400 acres known as Camp 4 in anything other than the 100-acre minimum lots specified in its agricultural zoning. Read story.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Volunteers Make Wishes Possible

It takes a small army of volunteers to grant a child's wish amid the battle for survival and march toward wellness. Read story.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Districts Now

It is time for district elections in the City of Goleta. Read story.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Hypocrite Trump

Is there a strong steak of hypocrisy in Trump's remarks to Congress? Read story.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Parking Blues Too

As a frequent train traveler, I would like to correct the comment that there is plenty of parking in the four public lots near the station. Read story.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Pierce the Bubble

Before a story registers as a possibility, a probability, or a near certain fact, I consider it from at least four different perspectives. Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Lake Intake?

Always, 193,000-plus acre-feet is shown as “capacity” for Lake Cachuma. Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Typical Average Normal

The rainfall we've had recently is about in line with what has happened in decades past. Read story.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Green Prez Candidates

Things are almost certain to improve if this nation's Republican leadership is drummed out of office by an unhappy electorate. Read story.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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