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No Debate

Santa Barbara's City Council has met to consider whether we need new ordinances for just-cause evictions, mandatory leases, mandatory inspections, and enhanced mediation. Read story.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Santa Barbara's Cost of Housing Is Five Times Greater

When compared to similar cities, the real issue is home costs. Read story.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Get in Line and Wait

I wasn't the least bit surprised when the president enacted "government work force training Read story.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Promises and Alibis

'If a flock of Democrats suddenly replaced a mess of Republicans, it wouldn’t mean a thing.' Read story.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Congress to the Public: Drop Dead

But health care will still be available to senators and representatives. Read story.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Pot Addition

Is adding "something to the community" going to be the criteria for "allowing" a person to start a business in Santa Barbara? Read story.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Our Disloyal President

The white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulted in the deaths of three people and was a disheartening and disappointing regression for our country. Read story.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Bill of Goods

Mayoral candidate Angel Martinez is selling Santa Barbara voters a bad bill of goods. Read story.

Monday, August 14, 2017

No Telling

In watching the ongoing train wreck we call the Trump administration, I recently found myself thinking about Bernie Madoff. Read story.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

What Goes Up

I have called Caltrans at least twice to report a grave error in the posted speed at the turn known as “Windy Gap” on Highway 154, so far to no avail. Read story.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Heron Humor

Before trying to deal with the herons next to the children's pool, someone should talk to the Audubon Society or the Department of Fish and Game. Read story.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

War on Poverty Continues

The Community Action Commission really does change people's lives. Read story.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Trapped in Goleta

Near Winchester Canyon and Calle Real, they have us cut off, as they are repairing all the main roads that go in and out of this area. Read story.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Into the Frying Pan

The story on the arrest and incarceration of immigrants discharged from County Jail highlighted a problem with a desire that Santa Barbara declare itself a “Sanctuary City.” Read story.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Trump and Kim Jong Un Walk into a Bar …

Vandenberg is at the center of the U.S. and North Korea’s game of nuclear chicken. Read story.

Thursday, August 10, 2017
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