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

Restore the Offshore Fracking Moratorium

Oil industry practice threatens marine and terrestrial life. Read story.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Ordinance Needs to Support Small Farmers, Vintners

An on-site experience is necessary for small-volume producer sales. Read story.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Arc of History

Will America survive the campaign outcome? Read story.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Nuclear Power Is Vital to Our Future

In the face of climate change, all renewables are needed. Read story.

Friday, September 9, 2016

A Centennial Celebration for Unity Shoppe

Concert marks 100 years of community service. Read story.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

25 Successful Years of State Water

Santa Barbara County's plumbing delivers thousands of acre feet. Read story.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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