Recently the honorable Mayor Helene Schneider shared with us a thoughtful critique of the approach used by opponents of the proposed Gang Injunction. Read story.
Monday, October 28, 2013
I didn't know about the warning signs of depression and suicide. I only noticed that my son was changing his behavior in many different ways. Read story.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Flash mobs raise questions: Why that group? Why that place? Where's the boundary between performer and audience member? "Thrill the World," Courthouse, October 26. Come alive. Read story.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Tonight, in our community and in this county, there will be over 1,400 homeless individuals. Read story.
Monday, October 21, 2013
For compulsive eaters fall marks the start of “food season” — indeed it’s a veritable food triathlon with Halloween as a prerace trial and New Year's Eve the bubbly finale. Read story.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
This election season is a rare one in which right-wing candidates, who would have little chance in a high turnout year, can win. Read story.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
The Affordable Care Act may be helping people without employee insurance, but for those of us at UCSB, health-care benefits are under attack. Read story.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Safety begins in the home. But children shot accidentally — usually by other children — are the heart-wrenching casualties of firearms in homes. Read story.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Unadopted foster children "age out" of care at age 18 without the means to sustain themselves, a system hard at work creating our next generation of poor, homeless, or criminal people. Read story.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The Republican Party's passage of bills that were guaranteed to cause a government shutdown has most shaking their heads in disbelief. Read story.
Monday, October 7, 2013
In his book, The Audacity of Hope, President Obama wrote, “A nation that can't control its energy sources can't control its future.” Read story.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
I have deep concerns about the Christian college's decision to bring Henry Kissinger to Santa Barbara. Read story.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Congress has resolved that a wall be erected on our southern border; the costs of this monstrosity is beyond human comprehension. Read story.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
SBCC Board of Trustees, please direct your Oversight Committee representative to support the Board of Supervisors’ position regarding I.V.'s potential community center Read story.
Monday, September 30, 2013
The highway spans the national coast, not just Montecito's. Read story.