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

Forage in the Garden, not in the Wild

We must get beyond the extractive mentality, especially in highly populated SoCal. Read story.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Earthquake Dangers at Diablo Worsened by Fracking

Outfall permit review by State Lands on June 28 to consider CEQA. Read story.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

House Sit-In a Welcome Sea Change in Gun Violence Prevention

Democratic House members' courage has changed the long struggle to force Republicans to face the fact the American public wants action. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Become Aware of Elder Abuse

Understanding the dynamics that can lead to crimes. Read story.

Monday, June 20, 2016

A Troll Bats at Feminism

A misogynistic circus in conservative clothing appears at UCSB. Read story.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Battle of Bunker Hill Depicted

Franceschi House medallion recalls battle's General Warren. Read story.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Who Are City College Students?

They are our future. Read story.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
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