The time has come to correct inflammatory and unfounded reports about the so-called "controversy." Read story.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Every reason in the world to decommission Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. Read story.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Santa Barbara County still remains the fourth-least-affordable small metropolitan housing market in the nation. Read story.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Increased gun ownership by good folks will not make our society safer from criminal and deranged citizens using guns. That view grossly overstates the capabilities of regular citizens. Read story.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Planning for a new future that seems to be coming faster than we thought. Read story.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
I call upon everyone to do something to positively affect our public's safety. For some it will mean volunteering at a local school, for others it will mean fighting for funds for mental health research/treatment, and for some creating new laws. Read story.
Monday, December 24, 2012
The bizarre and unfair ruling gives Santa Barbara News-Press owner Wendy McCaw license to retaliate against her workers and spells bad news for media workers everywhere. Read story.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
If the Trust for Public Lands is allowed to purchase the golf course, a beautiful existing habitat will be destroyed to further the interests of a new insiders, and UCSB's invasion of Goleta. Read story.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Trying to calculate how long it would take me to ride from my house downtown to Patterson Avenue (to pick up my new specs), I came across an astounding fact on Wikipedia: “ ... up to 99 percent of the energy delivered by the rider into the pedals is transmitted to the wheels." Read story.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Travels changed me. I had felt restless and let myself be moved. And as I moved, the landscapes and the faces I passed began to mold me. Read story.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Sometimes I wonder how different I would be if my parents had never moved to America from Israel. Read story.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The cure for the problems of direct democracy is more direct democracy. Read story.
Friday, November 23, 2012
There is a term used in food-system circles which is: “The Santa Barbara Syndrome,” which at first I thought might be the euphoric state that overtakes someone who lives in such a beautiful place; but apparently it refers to our agricultural situation, where 99% of all the produce we grow is shipped out of the county, and virtually everything we eat is trucked in from elsewhere. Read story.
Monday, November 19, 2012
When one thinks of testosterone use by men, images of rippling muscles, a super libido, or aggressive personalities likely come to mind. These extreme impressions fail to highlight the many critical benefits of testosterone during andropause. Read story.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Normally, we don’t have the time (because we are busy being good mothers) or are too shocked to address the fact that a total stranger is glaring our way, or has approached to scold us for a perceived parenting defect. Read story.