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Ballot Review by Concerned Taxpayers

An activist views the props and gives his opinion. Read story.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

No SBCC Tennis Team

The school is requiring the men's tennis team to raise its own funds, a team that has the highest GPA of all men's teams. Read story.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Where's the Support for the District Elections Committee?

Has complacency taken over, as in, "I have my job now so don't bother me"? Read story.

Friday, October 31, 2014

What Really Matters About Measure P

The language can be fixed, the groundwater cannot. Read story.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Proposition 1: A False Framing of California’s Water Crisis

With the state water supply over-allocated five times over, the proposition does not fix the problem any more than the previous five bonds, which total $15 billion. Read story.

Friday, October 31, 2014

An Anti-Endorsement

If we continue to put off till tomorrow the end of our carbon dependence, we all know where that is going to get us: extinct. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Measure P Protects Santa Barbara County’s Future

Oil companies have a huge profit motive to develop ever-more-aggressive technologies to exploit deeply buried oil deposits, including Monterey Shale. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Yes on Proposition 1

Vote for $7.545 Billion Water Bond for conservation, reuse, and recycling. Read story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Keeping Our Promises to Fix Highway 101

Delaying freeway widening with lawsuits will cost millions. Read story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Geology Experts Confirm Fracking Risks

Experienced local geologists confirm that Santa Barbara County is very much at risk, and we absolutely need Measure P. Read story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Who Funds Opposition to P?

Why are oil companies spending millions of dollars to defeat Measure P? Read story.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The High Price of Renting in Generic Terms

There will always be a housing shortage here, just as there will always be gravity. Read story.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Measure S: SBCC Needs Lots of Work

A Citizens' Oversight Committee will watch over the funds. Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

No Shame in Changing Your Mind, Indy

The writer ignores his wife's advice and posits that The Independent's "no" on P was a brain-fart caused by propaganda. Read story.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Economic Consequences of Not Passing Measure P

Public Trust Doctrine requires shared resource conservation for future citizens. Read story.

Sunday, October 26, 2014
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