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Anger and Politics

Stoking the Fire Can Lead to a Loss of Rational Thought

How do we make decisions if annoyance or hostility impede rational thought? Read story.

News Fleas, Same Dog

District elections are back after 50 years; early indications are encouraging. Read story.

Plains Welcomed to Hall of Shame

Pipeline CEO gets Texas Hall of Fame but Santa Barbara shame. Read story.

Say It Isn’t So, Ms. Lee

Was it ethical to publish 'Go Set a Watchman' at this point? Read story.

Anger and Politics

Stoking the Fire Can Lead to a Loss of Rational Thought

How do we make decisions if annoyance or hostility impede rational thought? Read story.

End New Coastal Oil Drilling

Support the Coastal Protection Act and Keep Drilling Away from Pt. Conception

Coastal Protection Act, SB 788, would protect areas like Pt. Conception. Read story.

Iran Treaty or Bill?

Corker Bill Broadens Oversight on Treaty

Sen. Corker has turned a treaty into a Senate bill; what's next? Read story.

Inept Inmate Care by Corizon? No!

Company Rises to the Challenge of Care in the Jails

Company rises to the challenge of caring for complex patients in jails. Read story.

Violence to Women, Not Immigrant Status, Is the Issue

Anti-immigrant Agendas Should Not Obscure the Issue of Violence Against Women

Anti-immigrant agendas should not obscure the issue of violence against women. Read story.

Extremists, Get Out of My Country

The Chattanooga shooter followed political dogma unguided by religion. Read story.

Is It an Election or a Bad Reality TV Show?

On the war in Yemen and other things we don't like to think about. Read story.

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EPA Yellow

A new color of water made itself known in Colorado; it is “EPA yellow.” Read Letter

I.V.'s Gonna Need an IV

Isla Vista does not have enough income to support the services it receives now, much less the ones proposed by Das Williams. Read Letter

Cormorants Trapped in Trees

Cormorants are becoming tangled and hung in trees by fishing line after ingesting fish and fish hooks. Read Letter

Laguna Park

I have memories of my dad taking us kids (now in our seventies) to those Santa Barbara Dodgers games. Read Letter

Vacay, Go Away

As the neighbor of a short-term vacation rental property, I can attest to the disruptive nature of the enterprise. Read Letter

Das Future

I'm puzzled as to why last week's story on Das Williams repeatedly referred to his "ambition." Read Letter

No Jurisdiction Change for Museum

An ordinance should prohibit nonprofit organizations from changing their land holdings from one jurisdiction to another. Read Letter

Cormorants Trapped in Trees

Cormorants are becoming tangled and hung in trees by fishing line after ingesting fish and fish hooks. Read Letter

City Eyesore

There comes a point in the development of most cities when the beauty, character, and social structure are cast aside for the almighty dollar. Read Letter

Support Planned Parenthood

I was in my mid-twenties, fresh out of grad school, looking for my first job, when I suddenly discovered a lump in my breast. Read Letter

Charge on Chargers

I wonder just how much research went into choosing the Ford mid-size SUV for SBPD. Read Letter

What the …

Your tropical fish piece turned my stomach! Read Letter

Petition Thanks

Sunday, July 19, 1 p.m. will live in our hearts and minds forever. Read Letter

Shoppers, Unite

We, and our children, were very sorry to learn that Haggen market has fired its "handicapped" workers. Read Letter

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