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Posted on August 14 at 8:46 a.m.

That's really too bad. Uncontested elections don't instill much confidence that our elected officials are really the best people for the job. It would be nice to replace pro-growthers like Aceves with true leaders who are committed to the preserving the interests of Goleta and its residents, and not just blindly following the $$ of new development. The out-of-control development in Goleta and the problems that it is creating will forever alter the charm and character of the community.

On Goleta City Council Incumbents Face No Challengers

Posted on August 13 at 12:54 p.m.

This same tripe -- citing the same incorrect data -- has been published in various local sources. Since you asked, Frank, I'll let you know what I think. I think you're trying to stir up anti-bicycling sentiment, but for what purpose I do not know. Our community would be better off if more people rode bikes instead of driving. It's in our collective self-interest to promote cycling and make it safer and more convenient. There would be less pollution, less road congestion, and less cost to the tax-payers. Why do you oppose this?

On Bikes and Cars

Posted on June 26 at 3:45 p.m.

Loonpt, what's the relevancy of whether or not they ever had consensual sex? If they did, does that mean that he could not have raped her? Does providing consent once mean that he has complete access to her body from this point forward? Of course not! You're question and the implication behind it are ridiculous.

On Isla Vista Man Accused of Rape Appears Court

Posted on June 13 at 10:31 p.m.

Either Shelor or Solomon appear to be the obvious choices.

On Who Will Fill Goleta's Vacant Council Seat?

Posted on June 5 at 10:42 a.m.

It seems like the issue isn't whether or not A CONTRACT should be signed, but whether or not THIS contract should be signed. Considering the seriousness of the concerns, I'm glad the County Supervisors did not approve it. But why did the Chumash need to take such a hard-line stance by refusing to negotiate? Is there no room for middle ground, a negotiated agreement that would be amenable to all sides?

On Chumash Chagrined Over Deputy Position

Posted on May 29 at 11:27 a.m.

I'm curious about the statement that UCSB has opposed the cityhood incorporation of Isla Vista: "such an option was opposed by the UCSB administration, which, in alliance with the county, had created the pressure-cooker community." I don't necessarily dispute it, but I wonder exactly what the University has done. Can you elaborate on UCSB's position or cite examples of their actions?

On Isla Vista: The Unwanted Child

Posted on May 28 at 5:47 p.m.

Other news sources are reporting his name is Kevin Tym, not Kyle Tym.

On UCSB Student Arrested for Firing Gun in Isla Vista

Posted on May 14 at 3:39 p.m.

Correction: the address is 945 Ward Drive, not 145.

On Small House Fire Knocked Down in Goleta

Posted on April 3 at 4:46 p.m.

Great choice! Bravo!

On New Goleta School Board Member Chosen

Posted on March 31 at 9:57 a.m.

If you want to go car-free in LA, why not take the train? Union Station is serviced by the Metro (Red, Gold, & Purple lines) and there are other public transportation options. It's also possible to take a bike on Amtrak and get around LA on two wheels.

On Travel: Going Car-Free in L.A.

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