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EBID Can Help All Prosper

'Help us help you prosper,' say EBID proponents. Read story.

When Good Dogs Do Bad Things

Coast Guard attack on Yacht Club, Ferguson, aebleskivers, and the County Jail. Read story.

Hungry Day at Earth Day

Electric Lemonade, wood-fired pizza, sorbet, popcorn, and more tempt fest-goers. Read story.

What Do You Know, and When Do You Say

You’re not a professional mental health worker. You have no duty to report someone acting suicidal or homicidal, or ... Read story.

Our Offer Still Stands

EBID Can Help All Prosper

'Help us help you prosper,' say EBID proponents. Read story.

Drought Turns a Light on Farming Methods

Healthy Land Practices Can Control Damage and Help Recovery

It's a chance to use healthy land practices to lower water use and greenhouse gas emissions. Read story.

The Fox and the Chicken Coop

Bias, Deceit, and Sleaze in the Public Square

Some observations about bias, deceit, and sleaze in the public square. Read story.

A Better Way to Care

An Open Letter to Governor Jerry Brown

Community-level training and living support for disabled and disadvantaged people works better at less cost than state-run centers. Read story.

Unsustainable Santa Barbara

Multiple Water Conservation Measures to Consider

As a one-time leader in environmentalism, Santa Barbara should consider multiple conservation measures in place of desalination. Read story.

Women's Roles in Islam

Muslim women have long had professional and inheritance rights. Read story.

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

Stéphane Charbonnier died a hero. He stood against the tyrants of the world. Read story.

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Measure Z Plea

The ballots are out, and it is time to make a decision. Read Letter

Dr. Karbula Defended

I would like to correct misstatements made about Solvang School Superintendent John Karbula. Read Letter

Movin' On

Congratulations to Rob Kuznia on his Pulitzer. Read Letter

Seriously Silly Syllogisms

Who would even consider locking people up before they commit a crime? Read Letter

The Return of Bill and Hillary?

Is Hillary Clinton for president really the best the Democrat Party can do? Read Letter

Man-Made Crisis?

Here is California's water crisis in a nutshell. Read Letter

Measure Z Esprit

The need for the station improvements in Summerland and Carpinteria is unquestionable. Read Letter

Industry, Retail, Housing Balance

If the Santa Barbara region had that balance, we wouldn't be seeing 20,000 cars per day driving in. Read Letter

United Vision for Eastside

More than 150 businesses have joined forces to establish different alternatives and oppose the current Eastside Business Improvement District petition. Read Letter

Be a Big Sister

Join me in supporting our local children for National Volunteer Week! Read Letter

Solvang Teachers Support Superintendent

A fair-minded, objective statement of support for Solvang School Superintendent Dr. John Karbula. Read Letter

Carp-Summerland Fire Needs New Stations

Community pride and safety will both be served by Measure Z Read Letter

Flexing Back

'Flexing Muscles Over Mussels,' included a gratuitous reference to a Coastal Commission staff person’s surname, in the process implying that working with the commission is akin to working with the devil. Read Letter

Donors Take Care

Donors responding to the Santa Barbara City College Foundation appeal may want to specify that contributions go to "Student Scholarships Only." Read Letter

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