Measure B Would Provide Much-Needed Services

Modest 2 percent increase to hotel tourist tax will generate revenue. Read story.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Orcutt Hill Project Expands Risky, Dirty Oil Operation

Planning Commission correctly denied project; supervisors should follow suit. Read story.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Brave New Isla Vista

Is the Community Services District liberation or lockdown? Read story.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Santa Barbara's Beauty Is Ours to Preserve

Central Coast Heritage Protection Act will preserve area's rich and fragile ecology. Read story.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Santa Barbara Ag's Disappearing Act

Does county agriculture have a future? Read story.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Bully Pulpit Gone Mad

The nominee's real message is that he can defy the rules as well as reality and say or do anything. Read story.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Can We Save the Queen?

Rincon's skyline might sport a faux palm cell tower to serve Verizon. Read story.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

By the Clicking of My Thumbs

Something wicked this way comes. Read story.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Very Dangerous Crossroads for Lompoc

Proposed race track will depress property values, be noisy and dirty, increase traffic. Read story.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

An Indictment of Sexual Predation

"We are drowning" in violent, abusive, and disrespectful talk "every day on the campaign trail." Read story.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Yes on Measure D

A pragmatic, proactive approach to legal marijuana. Read story.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Offshore Oil Drilling Should Be Shut Down, Not Expanded

Venoco's proposal would quadruple output from 50-year-old Platform Holly Read story.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Can We Afford Measures I and J?

They would join six other bonds on property tax statements. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., October 11, 2016
Updated 2:48 p.m., October 11, 2016

It May Be Harder to Reach the Voting Booth

But the disability community's vote truly counts. The ILRC can help. Read story.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Goleta Water Decisions

November's vote for district Water Board can bring change. Read story.

Thursday, October 6, 2016
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