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Posted on October 13 at 7:01 p.m.
Wowzers! The folks in Carp are going to get fleeced compared to their extremely wealthy neighbors to the north if these bond (aka tax increases) are approved.
Carp = $47 per 100,000 in assessed valuationMontecito= $12 per $100,000 in assessed valuation.
Regardless how this is painted, it's more taxes. Granted, the heavy hitters in Montecito can easily afford this, so why not a flip flop?
On Two School Districts Asking Voters for Money
Posted on October 8 at 6:28 p.m.
I've been completely undecided until today on Measure P, but my decision has been made.
After receiving more mail than I could ever imaging to vote No, & getting at least two calls per day at all hours from "opinion groups" etc. & quickly finding out they represent the No on P group, I'm voting YES!
As the days draw closer to the election, I hear & read complete lies & scare tactics from the opposition. This is complete BS, in my opinion.
If I am to believe these people, the firefighters are going to stop saving us from fires while the police are going to be too short handed to protect us all from the evil that's coming.
Again - complete BS!
My advice: When you receive a call form the No on P lobby, tell them you are indeed voting no. Then you know what to do next - VOTE YES!
On Dodging Measure P Oil Slicks
Posted on October 7 at 12:44 p.m.
Regardless of what, if anything is ever built, SEPARATE BIKE LANES need to be a key part of the final solution.
There are just far too many vehicle vs bike accidents and far too much hate between cyclists & drivers.
The implementation of separate bike lanes would go a long way to keep everybody moving regardless of their preferred mode of transportation.
On Freeway Widening All Jammed Up
Posted on September 19 at 2:35 p.m.
Fig, Mtn. Brew is far and away the best local brew in the tri counties area. They pride themselves in quality vs massive batches. This is unlike the Firestone 805 which is like the Central Coast Coors or Bud as far as beer aficionados are concerned. This has been very apparent from many conversations I've had at brew events all over the central coast the past six months.
I'm confident that Fig's new "experimental" brews are going to be nothing short of amazing. Heck, I sound like I work for them, but done; I just love great tasting & quality brews.
On Figueroa Mountain Lets Loose with Liquamentum
Posted on September 16 at 1:51 p.m.
Does anybody here really think Tudor or Cam Sanchez will ever be let go? Does the City Council check into this at all or just completely trusts the opinions from the SBPD chief & the head City Admin?
On City Settles Excessive Force Cases for $170,000
Posted on September 16 at 12:28 p.m.
Any bets this case is settled out of court & it will be sealed, so we'll never know what the City coughed up to make this all go away?
On Negligence Lawsuit Proceeds Against City
Posted on September 12 at 1:31 p.m.
This will only end when the SBPD gets it their way & the money, especially over time, flows like crazy.. Next report will be how successful it is, but we need more.
Quoting D.H. Lawrence's The Rocking Horse Winner, "There must be more money!"
On Police for Lease?
Posted on September 12 at 1:26 p.m.
Spot on, Geeber.
What scare tactics! I wonder what Big Jim is getting paid for his endorsement?
Oil money is here by the gazillions in an attempt to send this down. It reeks, pun intended, just like big tobacco's tactics.
YES on P!
On Measure P: Who’s Scaring Whom?
Posted on September 12 at 1:22 p.m.
He absolutely should lose his pension!
He's, of course, very sorry for what he did. Yeah, right - aren't the ones who get caught always that way?
Tough - He made the decision to steal so he needs to pay the price to the point it stings and hopefully other "paw dippers" will think twice prior to the garb.
On Embezzler to Repay Firefighter Union
Posted on September 2 at 1:25 p.m.
Somebody needs to pay dearly for this gaff.
Shame on Fess Parker's & shame on Hydrex!
On Poisonous Bird Food?