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Posted on August 8 at 1:42 p.m.
Please don't put me in the one with all of the gang members.
On Six Santa Barbaras?
Posted on May 30 at 8:42 p.m.
Does the Independent still back Bill Brown for sheriff?
On Isla Vista Killer's April 30 Check-Up
Posted on May 13 at 1:53 p.m.
SB renters screwing homeowners once again.
On SBCC Bond Measure Has Wide Support
Posted on January 9 at 7:34 p.m.
This isn't going to end well.
On D Is for Drought
Posted on January 7 at 1:06 p.m.
Realitycheck makes a good point - yes, there are protocols that have been in use for decades. However, we are also facing historic drought conditions that have not been encountered since our wise administrators began keeping records more than a century ago. Given that there is no snow in our mountains and no water in our reservoirs, I don't have a high degree of confidence that their protocols will avert the water catastrophe that seems to be unfolding in front of us.
On No Rain, No Water
Posted on January 7 at 12:38 p.m.
According to the SB County Flood Control District, here is how much water we have in our reservoirs as of today:
Gibraltar = 6% of capacityCachuma = 41% of capacityJameson = 28% of capacity
There is a 0% chance of rain through Jan 16, and NOAA forecast models are showing that the drought will intensify through at least February. If this continues, we will run out of water, and all of the evidence indicates that it will continue. Why are our elected officials doing NOTHING?
Posted on November 28 at 10:10 p.m.
Go experience your five pillars in Northern Nigeria or Saudi, and tell us how great you think they are.
On Goleta Mosque Closer to Reality
Posted on November 28 at 10:07 p.m.
The S B Foundation has become a super-corporate, cutthroat organization, who, along with their millionaire/billionaire overlords, decide which SB charities are important to the rest of us. They certainly had the money for their high end corporate penthouse.
On Santa Barbara Foundation Losing Four Positions in New Partnership
Posted on November 28 at 1:21 p.m.
Posted on November 24 at 11:31 a.m.
Rule #1: Unless you enjoy being used, never, ever give money to an addict/alcoholic, for any purpose - even if it is for rehab - even if it is your sibling. I speak from personal experience.
On To Break, or Not to Break, a Promise