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Gang Injunctions Misunderstood

Too wide a net for a problem that could be remedied by other means, Santa Barbara's gang injunction is seriously flawed. Read story.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

What’s the Point of Landmarks If They’re Not Protected?

Rice called Hosmer Adobe home in 1993; then friends did through 2009. A visit in 2012 found the house vacant and left open to the elements. Read story.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Vote No on Measure M

Unfunded mandate spends millions in county general fund by taking from departments including fire, sheriff, and social services. Read story.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Ghost of Ableism

Fighting the ghost of ableism means being all right with asking for help. Getting it is another matter. Read story.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Earth Day Matters More than Ever

As the poet Wendell Berry says: "Be joyful though you have considered all the facts." Read story.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Saving Hes and Shes

Gender is part of our essential sense of self from the time that we are first able to talk, as Chaz Bono and Janet Mock's stories make clear. Read story.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Deltopia: Waste and Wasted

In looking for a sponsor, what entity was it that closed the beach for the weekend, called in the surveillance cameras, and ordered in 100 police? Read story.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Women Need an Economic Agenda

Meet with Lois Capps to discuss equal pay for equal work on April 26 at Wake Center. Read story.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Immigration Uncertainties

What are possible solutions in order to have immigration be a humane and legal process? Read story.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Fracking Ban Critical for Climate

High-intensity oil production could triple county greenhouse gas emissions. Read story.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Security State and the Gang Injunction

What do Deltopia, the Bundy ranch, and the gang injunction have in common? Read story.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Traditional Policing Needed, Not Gang Injunction

Public interest has been renewed in Santa Barbara relating to the gang injunction. Read story.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Qualities of a Sheriff

Who is qualified to be Sheriff? Read story.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

West Papua's Riches Push Independence Further Away

With the discovery of gold, Indonesia's clutch on West Papua tightens. Read story.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Fukushima Remains an Intractable Disaster

Why argue that everything is fine when it is as far from fine as we’ve ever known? Read story.

Friday, April 18, 2014
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