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Money Risks

Since the $2 million theft was discovered, the current Auditor-Controller and Betsy Schaffer, the assistant auditor-controller, have not made any significant changes. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Long-Term Rental Ban

Isn't the county ban on short-term rentals out of the Coastal Commission purview? Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Choosing the Right One

Michael Vidal has based his campaign on the skills and training he accumulated over the course of 20-plus years. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Wondering How to Vote?

Concerned Taxpayers Inc. makes its recommendations. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Well-Intentioned Project

Aera’s proposed East Cat Canyon oil field project it will include a 500-acre wildlife and oak tree conservation area. Read story.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Investment Guardian

Jennifer Christensen has proven to be a well-educated and productive guardian of our county investments. Read story.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

How Do You Argue with Success?

Sheriff Bill Brown steered this county through one of the biggest crises in the history of Santa Barbara. Read story.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Shocked and Concerned

How do you expect people to find any vigor or encouragement about the future of State Street with an article like "Lamentations for a Latte"? Read story.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Ranked Choice Voting

Ranked choice tends to increase the number of candidates — especially women and minorities — as well as voter turnout. Read story.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Experience Counts

Michael Vidal is a financial planner, has 20-plus years of experience in leadership and nonprofit, community-based volunteer work, and runs his own business. Read story.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Mono Mouse

My crew just endured another “rock” concert at the Arlington Theatre. Read story.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

True Respect for Sheriff Bill Brown

After an inmate chopped his finger during the food prep program, I marched to Sheriff Bill Brown's office for advice. Read story.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Audit Experience Counts

There are two candidates running for Auditor-Controller, and I have supervised both. Read story.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

No Skyscrapers Here

The race for Third District Council seat has the ability to Manhattanize Santa Barbara. Read story.

Monday, May 21, 2018

No I.V. Tax

A utility user tax for Isla Vista is a horrible idea. Read story.

Monday, May 21, 2018
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