Comments by loneranger

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Posted on June 20 at 10:37 a.m.

Salud takes Lois seat, Das takes Saluds ..
A very sad story for Santa Barbara

On Why I'm Voting for Salud Carbajal

Posted on June 11 at 4:50 p.m.

I am looking forward to hearing what these candidates have to say about infrastructure repair and pensions cost.
But I guess if no one is running against them, they do not need to say anything at all.
It was good to see Rowse vote to outsource the golf course maintenance.
As far as Cathy and her opposition to getting rid of any 'good paying city jobs' -- if no on runs against her, I think we will need to agree to a write-in.

On Rowse Announces Run for Reelection

Posted on May 19 at 4:17 p.m.

Wow, handing out money like candy. I wonder how much his pension will be.
Glad the $10M bond did not pass.

On Fire Chief Forced to Retire Receiving $200,000 Severance Deal

Posted on May 1 at 10:39 a.m.

Nice person does not mean good fit for city council.

Cathy's position regarding the outsourcing of the golf course maintenance shows her lack of ability to tackle the real problems of the city.

On The S.B. Questionnaire: Cathy Murillo

Posted on April 24 at 10:45 a.m.

It would be interesting to know how may probation officers, supervisors and overhead people there are in the probation dept.
310 drops to 271 and expected to drop to 248 6/2016 and we lay off one probation officer? How many total people are in the department and what is the yearly expense? Going for 310 to 248 is a 20% drop. Are we cutting expenses 20%? I would hope so, but expect not ..

On Number of Jail Inmates from State Drop in Number

Posted on April 23 at 1:40 p.m.

I can not support this bond until their pensions and salaries are overhauled.
Look at how many captains there are,
Look at the pensions over $100K a year.

On Measure Z Plea

Posted on April 23 at 1:35 p.m.

Sounds like an attempt for the city to make more money ..
Leave it alone, let the classes be.

On Exercise classes in public parks?

Posted on April 22 at 6:57 p.m.

I had prologheraphy through his partner Kline. It works!!

On Six Thomashefsky Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis

Posted on April 16 at 11:13 a.m.

It is good to see the City districts dealing with balancing cost and expenses.
I wonder if there is outsourcing opportunities like outsourcing maintenance (similar to the golf course)?

The special districts are required to support themselves which requires them to cut cost when cost are greater than revenue -- Unfortunately the city deals with cost issues by cutting services, such as road and infrastructure repair.

We need to deal with the bigger problem.

On Fewer Firefighters at the Airport?

Posted on April 14 at 2:18 p.m.

Wow, Laura Capps, Salud, Schneider ..
Why isn't Das running for the 24th district? Did he do something bad and had to rum for a local position?
Hopefully they all lose ...

On Laura Capps 'Seriously' Pondering Run for Congress

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