Comments by surfergirlsb

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Posted on April 22 at 2:13 p.m.

Cougar, cougar, burning bright
In the forests of the night
What tricks you play to catch the eye
Of the sexy younger guy.

Apologies to William Blake, I just couldn't help myself.

On None

Posted on April 1 at 9:21 a.m.

Are you going to fire all your best employees and put broccoli on the cover, too?

On Going Subscription Only

Posted on February 23 at 10:43 a.m.

It's easy to talk "right sizing" when you're not close to the people being laid off. I'm glad your friends still have their jobs, and I still think it's lame of the Indy to publish this press release.

On Citrix Online Lends a Helping Hand

Posted on February 23 at 6:03 a.m.

what's up with the blatant promotion of a company that just laid off really good workers for no particular reason, other than that they 'were making too much money'? I'm disappointed, Indy.

On Citrix Online Lends a Helping Hand

Posted on February 17 at 5:48 p.m.

Good review, it was indeed an awesome show, but odd that you didn't mention her talking at the end about how awful she thought she'd been and how sorry she was? I thought that was the most charming and revealing part..

On Cat Power at the Lobero

Posted on May 1 at 3:54 p.m.

This portion of the layoff memo to surviving employees courtesy Craig Smith:

"Understand, we will never give up our defense of the right of the ownership of the paper to control the content of its newspaper."

CANCEL THE NEWS-PRESS. Tell your friends, family, neighbors, businesses you patronize to stop subsidizing unethical journalism and bad business practices. Stop shopping or dining at businesses that advertise.

On Layoffs at the <em>Santa Barbara News-Press</em>

Posted on March 14 at 4:21 p.m.

Nice story. The Deadly Syndrome, one of the bands on Dim Mak, has a major UCSB connection with two of its four members, Will Etling and Jesse Hoy, being UCSB grads.
Check them out at

On Kid Millionaire Cashes In

Posted on January 21 at 12:05 p.m.

This story needed much more source attribution in order to be considered credible.

On Blankenship Stops Building, Blames Loan Crisis and Permit Process

Posted on January 1 at 4:16 p.m.

Well, that just made my 2007!

On <em>Santa Barbara News-Press</em> Body Slammed in NLRB Decision

Posted on December 14 at 11:14 a.m.

Nick shows yet again why he is one of the few useful journalists left in Santa Barbara. Companies like Greka require major watchdog reporting in order to make sure they are being overseen properly. Arf! Arf!

On Fallout from the Atomic Dog

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