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Posted on December 11 at 10:27 a.m.

The alternative to spending more money (and paying for it through rate increases) to increase water supplies is to decrease demand; however, this usually involves more draconian measures that also fall on the property owner such as prohibiting lawns and requiring installation of water-conserving fixtures. Which do you want?

On Big Jump in Water Bills?

Posted on December 10 at 4:29 p.m.

Revenge of the herd?

On Cattle Rancher Airlifted to Hospital After Branding Accident

Posted on December 4 at 10:31 a.m.

The "city tree guy" had nothing to do with this tree that was located on County property that is maintained by the County Park Department.

On Big Fig Tree Falls at Courthouse

Posted on December 3 at 10:17 a.m.

"Drafted by Assemblymember Das Williams, AB 3 would create a governing mechanism with the taxing powers to address infrastructure needs such as street lights, garbage, law enforcement, firefighting, and roads." How can we miss Das if he won't go away? This will be another property tax on top of the tax the property owners already pay to IV Recreation and Parks District. Another dis-incentive to improving property in IV.

On Isla Vista Finally Headed Toward Self-Governance?

Posted on December 3 at 10:11 a.m.

Eddie! Way to go!

On Isla Vista Teen Center Undergoes Makeover

Posted on December 2 at 11:46 a.m.

Doors "Riders on the Storm"

On What music are you doing your raindance to?

Posted on November 19 at 9:16 a.m.

The CHP has been monitoring that area for years, and they routinely catch people who blow through there.

On Goleta Speed Trap!

Posted on November 10 at 10:22 a.m.

I keep trying to teach my dog to use a washcloth when he washes himself like you and I do, but he just cannot get the hang of it. So, for personal hygiene purposes, he's stuck with his tongue.

On Burger King Election Whoppers

Posted on November 7 at 10:12 a.m.

Being a resident of the area where road closures will occur, we received a notice of the affected roadways and intersections so we can plan our day around the minimum inconvenience it will bring. Also, the closures only occur when the runners and coming through, not during the whole event. And no, as a sanctioned event, the police don't give citations for "running" stop light and stop signs.

On S.B. Marathon

Posted on November 7 at 10:05 a.m.

Instead of building a desal plant, why not upgrade the treatment at the Montecito Sanitary District plant and inject the water into the groundwater basin that they draw from? Other communities are already doing this.

On Drought Emergency Persists Despite Trick-or-Treat Rains

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