A Real Progressive

The letter on Trump exemplifies the arrogance, lack of flexibility, and hostility that drove me out of the Democratic Party and the Sierra Club, as well as conventional churches, about 20 years ago. Granted Trump is boorish and impulsive, but there does not seem to be much choice for people like me. Trump appeals to real progressives, in the image of Teddy Roosevelt. With Trump, nationalism is not some kind of dirty word.

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Natural History Museum Begins Vertebrate Preservation Project

The project will move 45,000 specimens into bug-proof conservation boxes.

Santa Barbara Joins in on 2019 Women’s March

Santa Barbara participates in annual national Women’s March on Saturday.

Federal Workers Get Utility Bill Break from Lompoc

City decides to extend utility due dates for federal employees during government shutdown.

Have a Thorny Saturday with the Rose Society

Annual Mission Rose Garden Pruning takes place January 19; volunteers invited to bring shears and gloves.

Edison Company Counter-Sues County and City

Claims they were aware of risks underlying original Thomas Fire and debris flow lawsuit.