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Posted on February 7 at 12:24 p.m.
“We will not give in to the thugs who are attempting to use political correctness as a tool of censorship to shut down this newspaper.”Thanks to the News Press for standing up for freedom of speech.It seems like the PODER people can't stand it when an American exercises their right to FREE SPEECH.PODER, If you can't respect the laws of the USA, please feel free to go elsewhere.
On PODER Demands Records of Councilmembers
Posted on October 13 at 1:38 p.m.
Tammy, your plan is all about fluff.You are paid over $225k per year to 'administer' those 462 children.That is more than double what the statewide average for elementary school Superintendants (source http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fr/sa/cefavg...).MUS is a one school 'district' that spends over $10,000,000 per year derived from Montecito taxpayers and a bit of local fundraising. Out of that budget you spend over $1,000,000 on 'administration', for what exactly?It would be much cheaper to have the kids lunches catered by the San Ysidro Ranch or the Biltmore Hotel on a daily basis than build an expensive cafeteria. Yes, MUS needs some maintenance and perhaps you could save some money by converting all the lights to LED's but the cafeteria idea is a boondoggle.Perhaps cutting some of the bloated salaries of all the 'administrators' would free up some funds for maintenance but increasing the property taxes from less than $1 to $12 per $100k is not going to be very attractive to the voters.
On Two School Districts Asking Voters for Money
Posted on July 17 at 8:35 p.m.
Some pretty cheap shots taken at Galen here from people who didn't know him or grow up in Cito.How about you put aside your agenda and have a little respect for someone who has passed away instead of making Galen's many friends feel even worse. Proud to have grown up in Cito and no, I didn't have a trust fund.
On Legendary Partier Dies After 'Medical Event' at Jail
Posted on March 13 at 6:20 a.m.
So the dredger is supposed to use an electric motor to dredge the sand so that all the diesel and gas engined boats can use the harbor? And the electric motor use is required because of 'air quality' issues? STOOPID reasoning.
On Imperfect Storm Seals Harbor
Posted on March 5 at 4:51 a.m.
Perhaps his sentence should be to scrub the bilge with a toothbrush for a year.
On Homeless Man Steals Double Dolphin
Posted on February 23 at 5:40 a.m.
to Whereisthehousing. How about just getting a job and paying for your own housing instead of whining that somehow someone owes you? If the illegals can find work here in Santa Barbara, why can't you?
On Homeless Czar Outlines Action Plan to Get People off Streets
Posted on February 16 at 6:48 a.m.
If you really want to 'take responsibility' then plead guilty and accept the very long prison sentence that you deserve for killing a person and then trying to escape.
On Judge to Examine Morua’s Past DUI Program Records
Posted on February 13 at 7:24 a.m.
Please support this great book written by a stellar human being.
On Shaun Tomson
Posted on January 31 at 6:14 a.m.
It's very nice to read about local filmmakers rather than endless fawning articles about Hollywood stars.
On Spotlight on Santa Barbara Filmmakers
Posted on December 20 at 7:03 a.m.
What an inspiring story Ethan, congratulations on your recovery and welcome back to the lineup.
On My Life: Paddling Through the Storm