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Posted on June 4 at 9:26 a.m.

McCaw should be tarred & feathered!

On Judge Rules Against <em>News-Press</em> Again

Posted on April 30 at 10:04 a.m.

Welcome Mark! We're lucky to have you!

On New Head for Fairview Gardens

Posted on April 16 at 9:25 a.m.

Whereas the concept of Earth Day is a noble one, it is difficult to swallow the "sustainability" package when for the past week I've seen truck after truck hauling in kiosks, chairs, booths, portapotties, etc. Why do we have to celebrate the Earth by hosting 200 exhibitors, a Green Home Pavilion, Car show, etc.? Anyone who has gone to Earth Day before has also seen the piles of trash that is produced by this event.

This is Capitalism at its finest once again. Now that "Green" is in vogue the race to make the most 'green' is on!

SB needs to rethink this event. Presently, it is pure hypocrisy!

On 40th Annual S.B. Earth Day Festival: <em>Bringing it Home</em>

Posted on April 16 at 9:16 a.m.

no mention of headliners?
GORILLAZ

On Coachella Or Bust

Posted on April 12 at 12:33 p.m.

Oh let the numskulls be!
Wearing a gun on your hip is synonymous with wearing a target on your face!
They stand out, and we can keep our eyes (or sites) on them!

On Open Carry at Starbucks

Posted on November 19 at 7:36 a.m.

silly scared humphrey . . .

1. The kids were 4, 6, and 7. Age has nothing to do with an individual child's ability; the two who made it to the top (6 & 7) were EXPERIENCED, not just confident. They have been climbing since before they could walk, but of course you wouldn't know that . . . you've already decided, without knowing Lia or the children, that they were in danger. Again, this is all you! Obviously, you wouldn't let your poor children do this and hence have assimilated your fears. Keep your irrational fears away from OUR children!

Irresponsible? Why? They were experienced climbers, on that very hill, essentially TRAINED.

It's far more irresponsible to judge and make accusations against another culture, community, parent, or child without truly knowing anything about it/them. Such behavior is divisive to community.

p.s. "East Beach" you truly are lost! That's next to SB Cemetery.

On Teacher in Trouble

Posted on November 18 at 9:31 p.m.

JamPenn, you should try to contain your ignorance more, it's not becoming. They were on a moderately sloped hill a short walk in the other direction past the restaurant. Checked a topo map and there is nothing over 100 feet NW of there!

Humphrey, my kids (3 & 5) have climbed that hill and I've climbed up to the top/trail using my left index finger as additional balance! You don't seem to have any real knowledge of it.

TO SEE A HILL IS NOT THE SAME AS KNOWING IT

Furthermore, to even CONDONE "Big Brother's" intervention reveals what a truly scared human you have become. How do you know where her kids were? Were you there? Did you call 911? You sound just paranoid enough to have done it . . .

Do you realize by clumsily intervening in a culture you know nothing about has had devastating results to Ms. Grippo's livelihood/passion, her family's stability, and to the lives of the families in her program?

Are those kids safer now that they're out of a school? lost a beloved teacher?
It's true what her son said (in an earlier article:
http://www.independent.com/news/2009/... )
"Mama, I know why those people were afraid. They couldn't climb the hill themselves."

shame on you!

Forward further grievances to:

Community Care(less) Licensing
360 S Hope Ave Ste C-105
Santa Barbara, CA. 93105
(805) 682-7647

Participates in committees related to CCL:

Assemblyman Pedro Nava
Santa Barbara County
101 W. Anapamu Street
Suite A
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tel: (805) 564-1649
Fax: (805) 564-1651

Senator Tony Strickland
610 Anacapa Street, Unit B-4
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 965-0862
Fax: (805) 965-0701

On Teacher in Trouble

Posted on August 10 at 9:42 a.m.

Surprising! There are remnants of justice left in our courts and bureaucracies. Mr. Harmachis is quite simply one of the most progressive teachers in our county. The whole story is not told in this tiny article (no surprise there), so unless you know the details of this case do not 'cast the first stone' (yes you, IVconcerned!).

Congratulations Matef! Your students await!

On Harmachis to Return to S.B. High

Posted on August 7 at 9:15 a.m.

Finally!
Thank you Art!

On State Allows Greywater Systems

Posted on August 1 at 12:34 p.m.

Please think before you think:

"We want to find out if there's a way we can get this thing captured and relocated because almost every house on this block on our side of the street:has dogs and cats."

It's their land people!
If you don't want to live with wild animals in the vicinity then move to LA.

On Wild Animal Takes Dog, Injures Another

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