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

This Wretched Political Polka

The Pompadour takes his place in the long, curious parade of Americans who have championed brawn over brains or slogan slapping rather than scholarship. Read story.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016


Funny business continues on Jalama with tree loss and potential flooding. Read story.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Support Our Local Schools: Vote for Measures I and J

Replacing portables and improving campuses means better education, and jobs, too. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Defining Acts of War

It all depends on your point of view. Read story.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Community College Shower Access Bill Empowers Homeless Students

They need no longer feel the stigma of being smelly or unkempt in class. Read story.

Friday, September 23, 2016
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