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Dump the Dirty MRF

Wrongheaded Actions Imminent at Tajiguas Landfill

Imminent wrongheaded actions for Tajiguas Landfill will be costly and old-tech. Read story.

Sleep with Fleas, Wake with Dogs

Poodle in dither over fake news, pseudo news, and 'News-Press' news. Read story.

Sleepless to Seattle

This Thanksgiving, I rode the rackety rails up the coast. Read story.

Balonaphobia on the Rise

And Dylan’s Nobel Prize didn’t help. Read story.

Dump the Dirty MRF

Wrongheaded Actions Imminent at Tajiguas Landfill

Imminent wrongheaded actions for Tajiguas Landfill will be costly and old-tech. Read story.

And Now for Our Winter of Discontent

Metro Musings II

A deflated inflatable Buddha and other imponderables. Read story.

Free Press Imperiled

Speaking Truth to Power Just Got Harder

Only a free press in plain view can most effectively speak truth to power. Read story.

Fee to Trust Is a Bust

County Forfeits Views, Tax Money, Water in Latest Terms

County forfeits views, tax money, water in latest terms. Read story.

Girls Inc. Exercises Democracy

'She Votes' Mock Election Teaches Civic Responsibility

Future voters hold 'She Votes' mock election. Read story.

Slighting a Visitor

Religion is practiced from the heart, not by force. Read story.

You Lost. Get Over It.

And get out of the road, I'm trying to drive here. Read story.

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Low-Tech Solution Works

The $120 million processing facility at Tajiguas Landfill could prove to be an environmental disaster and economic failure. Read Letter

Poison Fruit of Unfounded Allegations

Will voter fraud be the magic bullet that kills democracy? Republicans keep firing away. Read Letter

Promises, Promises

Exapnsion of Tajiguas Landfill in 1999 was met with massive public resistance. Read Letter

Research Advised

If you are not familiar with why our Founding Fathers established the Electoral College process, I encourage you to research the topic. Read Letter

New White House Resident

On children in the nation's house. Read Letter

A Home by Any Other Name

I am impressed today by the single-story, carless, small-size apartment courts scattered around downtown. Read Letter

Greater Access with Beach Rentals

I have a family beach house on Padaro Lane, and I’m in favor of keeping short-term rentals (STRs) in Santa Barbara County, particularly in the beach area. Read Letter

Hypocritic Oath

I think it's time to replace the Electoral College. Read Letter

Better Means to Search

I was very sad to hear of Marilyn Morgan dying alone in her car. Read Letter

Section 8 and Medical Marijuana

It is illegal to have any marijuana on the premises under Section 8 rules, whether medical or recreational. Read Letter

Flood Damage Coming

For the past 10 years, a property on Jalama has been removing oak trees as nursery trees, selling them to the rich in the south. Read Letter

Santa Barbara Proud

I am so proud that the vast majority of residents who live in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties voted for Clinton. Read Letter

The Presidential Game

Trump has indeed turned out to be the Republican Party's ace candidate for president. Read Letter

Property Rights

One of the most important basic rights in our democratic country is that of home ownership. Read Letter

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