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Posted on December 20 at 7:06 p.m.
When in worry, when in doubt,Run in circles, scream and shout.
On <em>Santa Ynez Valley Journal</em> Prints Last Paper
Posted on December 6 at 8:28 a.m.
It costs $72,000 to see if signs are still reflectorized? Really? You can't just send a staff worker out for an afternoon or nighttime drive to tell if a sign is still reflectorized? Gawd!! Your tax $$$ at work!
I'll tell you one thing: the street signs along Milpas Street are so faded they're now completely unreadable. The tourists must really like that. How's about taking some of that $72K and replacing the signs that very obviously NEED replacing?
On Sign Reflectivity to Be Studied for $72,000
Posted on November 12 at 8:06 a.m.
On Coffee With A Cop
Posted on November 1 at 7:36 a.m.
This was approved despite the fact that the majority of community members who offered input were against renaming the terminal for Rickard. The key steamroller behind the renaming was Marianne Partridge, publisher of the Independent, who is apparently some sort of relative of Rickard. Just what SB needs--another newspaper publisher who uses her paper as a tool to get what she wants. My respect for the Independent has dropped about 10 points.
On Terminal to be Named After John T. Rickard
Posted on October 27 at 9:01 p.m.
Very eloquently spoken. When I see how the evangelical "christians" have hijacked the Republican party I cringe for our country, should Romney be elected president.
On Whose God?
Posted on October 22 at 6:59 a.m.
Unbelievable! No, really...it's absolutely unbelievable.
Sumeguyinsb said it perfectly. Lars: I seriously question whether many of the "winners" are "favored by the masses" or are simply the result of ballot-box stuffing. Rewarding mediocrity is one thing. Rewarding something that's truly bad is another.
It's too bad that these "best of" contests are such a cash cow for newspapers, because they will continue misleading readers forever.
On Best of Santa Barbara 2012: Eating
Posted on October 18 at 2:20 p.m.
Bravo, Tyler Hayden and Matt Kettmann! It is SO nice to see honest-to-god, first-rate journalism is alive and well in Santa Barbara. That kind of excellent reporting is what the pre-McCaw News-Press used to be about.
Note to The Independent: I don't care what Hayden and Kettman are being paid, but they both deserve a raise for bringing real investigative reporting back to Santa Barbara.
On The Mysterious Case of Christopher Marks
Posted on September 17 at 6:51 a.m.
The Irish even named one of the streets in Isla Vista--Sabad O'Tarde.
On Wojo's Mojo
Posted on August 25 at 1:15 p.m.
Holly is absolutely right. There is not one Anglo or Asian person depicted on this mural. So much for ethnic "diversity," I guess. Or are we supposed to just not notice this omission, as John Adams patronizingly suggests?
On Bohnett Park Gets Major Makeover
Posted on August 9 at 1:09 p.m.
Seriously--how long can that woman forestall paying a COURT-MANDATED settlement? If she were a deadbeat dad her driver's license would have been suspended, her assets would have been seized and she might even wind up in jail. The system is failing. Good luck, Jerry!
On Ampersand Publishing Owes Jerry Roberts More Money
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