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Posted on April 16 at 10:44 a.m.

County budget workshops, i.e., Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors. I agree, bad reporting.

On Big Bucks Requested During Budget Workshop

Posted on April 15 at 9:41 a.m.

No alien remains?

On Lovers Loop

Posted on April 13 at 4:55 p.m.

Run, Das, run, far away from Santa Barbara County.

On Das Williams Announces Run for County Supervisor

Posted on April 10 at 5:26 p.m.

The City of Santa Barbara, not the County, is re-starting their hydroelectric generator.

On County Moves Toward Tougher Emissions Limits

Posted on April 9 at 9:57 a.m.

Hannah-Beth Jackson claims that “With its history, [Isla Vista] is a stepchild. Nobody wants responsibility for it. The area has been crying out for some type of recognition for decades.” Is she that much out-of-step with reality that she doesn't see all the positive changes that the County Redevelopment Agency brought to Isla Vista? Or is this just political pandering?

On Taming the Isla Vista Beast

Posted on March 13 at 9:52 a.m.

Oil companies set wholesale prices that are charged to local dealers based on regional socio-economics and the willingness of the local population to pay. Gasoline prices are higher here because we keep buying the gas at the higher prices.

On Report Finds Santa Barbara Likely to Overpay for Gas

Posted on March 12 at 10:19 a.m.

I’m not sure why RV dwellers with handicap placards think it appropriate to park in handicap spaces all day long even though they have no business at any of the places the parking space is supposed to provide easy access to. This basically prohibits those drivers who truly need to park there the ability to do so.

On RV Dwellers Sue City

Posted on February 23 at 4:35 p.m.

PS - Oil trains already travel through the South Coast area and have for many years.

On Oil Train Roulette

Posted on February 23 at 4:26 p.m.

As I recall they also declared SB to a nuclear-free zone, yet the USS Reagan continues to stop here.

On Oil Train Roulette

Posted on February 23 at 12:43 p.m.

The only time the City Council has any jurisdiction over the UPRR is if they want to develop anything that requires a Coastal Development Permit. What trains carrry, and how they carry it, is outside the Council's jurisdiction. That is reserved to the California Public Utilities Commission.

On Oil Train Roulette

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