WEATHER »

The Misrepresentation of Dissent

Lowball Estimates of Crowd Size Diminish the Issues

Lowball estimates of crowd size diminish the issues being protested. Read story.

City Hall Between Rock and Hard Place Over RVs

‘Oversized vehicle’ ordinance incurs wrath of RV dwellers and Mercedes Sprinter owners alike. Read story.

Adios, Trump?

Californians start a petition drive to break away. Read story.

Current Events Viewed from (Way) Afar

Extra-terrestrial concerned about Earth direction. Read story.

The Misrepresentation of Dissent

Lowball Estimates of Crowd Size Diminish the Issues

Lowball estimates of crowd size diminish the issues being protested. Read story.

Resistance Works

Peaceful Protest Can Be Powerful, but Will It Hold?

Peaceful protest can be powerful, but will it hold? Read story.

The 'We' in 'We the People'

Honor Goes Lacking in the Presidency

Now honor goes lacking in the highest office of our nation. Read story.

Puzder Is Another of Trump's Broken Promises

Labor Department Pick Protects No American Workers

Labor Department pick protects no American workers. Read story.

My Illegal Abortion

A Shout About a Near-Death Experience

A shout about a near-death experience. Read story.

The Divided States of America

Muslim ban challenges the founding values of our country. Read story.

Holiday Awkward

Hoping for a winter anywhere but here. Read story.

Got something on your mind? Send us a letter here.

RV Parking in Buellton

It is concerning to me that our mayor and two of our councilmembers have chosen to pass a feckless ordinance. Read Letter

Mindlessly Wider

Public transportation is much needed to help prevent Santa Barbara from becoming the next overbuilt, traffic-snarled, crime-ridden Los Angeles. Read Letter

Winter Ball a Delight

I attended a Senior Winter Ball at the Davis Center last month. Read Letter

Disturbed and Disturbing

Now that we have a president who exhibits obviously disturbed behavior on a daily basis — deliberate or not — I have begun to wonder whether emotional or behavior disturbance actually can be passed onto others. Read Letter

Oil Roils the Waters

The evaluation of Venoco’s permit to expand drilling by 3,400 acres in the coastal waters off our campus is extremely important. Read Letter

Join the Resistance

President Trump has recently been demeaning the judiciary and the press. Read Letter

Ban Smoking, Butts Will Follow

I urge the city to improve the current regulations on outdoor smoking in public places immediately. Read Letter

I Don't Pay No Stinkin' …

Trump promised to release his tax returns during the campaign. Read Letter

The Breath of Freedom

2017 will our flag still wave liberty? Read Letter

Trump Tricks

Why is it that President Trump selected certain Muslim countries for the ban and yet omitted others? Read Letter

Trail Connections

The West Camino Cielo communal access road is the natural place now for public access along the ridge. Read Letter

Yes for Yee

State Controller Betty Yee’s opposition to Venoco’s request to expand drilling in waters off our coast is a step in the right direction. Read Letter

Water Rights

Prior to the building of the Gibraltar Reservoir Dam, the Santa Ynez watershed was one of the finest fishing locations in the whole state. Read Letter

You Voted for It

But then I read the public responses to the city staff report. Read Letter

event calendar sponsored by: