Better Care for Cancer Patients

Medicare Care Choices Program is a step in the right direction toward improving quality of care. Read story.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Where Rail & Road Cross

Santa Barbarans believe road and rail to be of equal value. Read story.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Father’s Day Cards Suck

A lot of trees are wasted to craft $3.95 notes in unimaginative cursive or cartoon script. Read story.

Friday, June 13, 2014

To Meet a Madman

My face to face with Elliot came about three weeks ago at SBCC. Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Bowe Bergdahl Was Right to Walk Away

Over a trillion dollars have gone to Afghanistan, but no aid reaches the people. Read story.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Mental Illness and Social Maladies

Educating children about mental health and available therapies can make a difference. Read story.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Fracking Truth

My family has long ranched and farmed amid harmless oil wells. Read story.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Lessons in Grieving

Take care of yourself and also real good care of our students, our children. Read story.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

The Santa Barbara Sheep Syndrome

When you act like sheep, you get city government that oversteps good sense and pits citizens against each other. Read story.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

The Unmasked Man

Although the definition of a psychopath dates from the 1940s, it still leaves many questions unanswered. Read story.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Make Sure You're Ready for Retirement

Are you concerned about running out of money once you retire? What are you going to do about it? When? Read story.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Paradise Lost/Paradise Found

Breathing in the aftermath / of the bloodbath / the cool breeze of Paradise is stinky with death. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Am I My Brother's Guardian?

Your doubting, insecure, skeptical self lies in wait at the opening of your heart. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Why We May Be Partially to Blame

I was embarrassed to tell anyone what had happened, so I didn’t. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Let's Talk About Red Flags

When parents take the extreme step to put their own offspring in the hands of the authorities, that's reason enough for a 5150 Involuntary Psychiatric Hold. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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