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Letters

Cop Shop

Why not use the old Macy's as the new police headquarters? Read story.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Medium Cold

Why didn't the writer visit the Summerland Spiritualist Church of the Comforter in Santa Barbara? Read story.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Thank You

Since the 01/09/18 Debris Flow destroyed my home, I’ve been whipped through an illusion-shattering tornado. Read story.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Plastics

'Plastics, my boy, plastics!' says a wizened older fellow to the young Dustin Hoffman character in The Graduate. Read story.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Heaven's Plaint

After being turned away at the gates of heaven, Donald Trump was granted a meeting with God to appeal his case. Read story.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Rule of Flaw

We hear "rule of law" frequently uttered as a reassurance by politicians, judges, and lawyers. Read story.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Not a Speedbump

The streets and sidewalks in Santa Barbara present hazards in the form of cyclists, dogs, and skateboarders. Read story.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The Fan Is On

The fan is on / drapes are drawn / It’s too darned hot / to mow the lawn. Read story.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Grief Blowers

I was convinced about the dangers of leaf blowers by an emergency room physician. Read story.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Hardly Fair Grounds

Is the rodeo just another way for humans to abuse animals in the name of entertainment? Read story.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Seeds of Fear

I recently listened to our president speaking at a rally, sowing fear and distrust among people who love him and want to believe him. Read story.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Goodbye Charm

I've watched the destruction of small business in this town for 20 of the 30 years that I've lived here. Read story.

Monday, August 6, 2018

A Sham

I find Old Spanish Days to be a sham and not anything about what Santa Barbara represents to the world. Read story.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Keep ICE

Some Democrats are calling for the abolishment of ICE. Read story.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Counting Votes

In an otherwise well-reasoned letter, one thought might deserve rethinking. Read story.

Sunday, August 5, 2018
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