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It's Evening in America

Even with Hillary Clinton's positive message, optimism is finding it hard to get a foothold in a year of populist anger. Read story.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

DemCon 2016: The Final Day

Hillary Clinton speaks and accepts the nomination. Read story.

Friday, July 29, 2016

DemCon2016: Women's Work at the Convention

Evening speeches preceded by days of meetings about issues. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton Nominated for President

The glass ceiling was good and shattered. Read story.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

DemCon 2016: Policy, Policy, Policy, and Bernie

Sanders supporters dominate convention emotion Monday. Read story.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Renters Be-A-Ware

Exorbitant housing costs for students drive up prices. Read story.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Wasserman Schultz Quits DNC Leadership

DemCon 2016 is off to a rocky start. Read story.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

DemCon 2016: The Democratic Convention Begins

A city full of American history, Philadelphia sprinkles donkeys around town. Read story.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

How to Get to the Convention as a Delegate

Democrats gavel in national convention on Monday, and Susan Rose will be there, writing about it for The Independent. Read story.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Beyond the Advance Medical Directive

Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment gives direction on end-of-life preferences. Read story.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Public Contract Bill Punishes Israel Boycotters

In AB 2844, what is a 'pretext' for discrimination? Read story.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Delta Plan Overturned

Ruling slows down the Twin Tunnels project. Read story.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Reclaiming the Republican Party

The extreme prejudice expressed is not merely politically unwise but fundamentally un-American. Read story.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

News-Press Mess: The 10th Anniversary

A black day for Santa Barbara. Read story.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

What Have the Chumash Negotiations Wrought?

Tribe has been unbending and recently announced a commercial development. Read story.

Monday, July 4, 2016
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