The Supreme Court settled the right to speak freely and openly about 40 years ago. Read story.
Friday, August 17, 2018
For some months last year the trailhead parking lot for Hot Springs Trail in Montecito was closed in the evenings. Read story.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
'The homeless' are from every community, and each has a legal, if not moral, duty to help alleviate the problem. Read story.
Monday, August 13, 2018
The current “plastic straw debate” is an example of the Santa Barbara City Council's inability to deal with priority problems. Read story.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Statements prejudging presidential lawbreaking disqualify him. Read story.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Science and lessons learned from past fires can help us protect our communities from wildfire. Read story.
Saturday, August 4, 2018
To this day, society has very little patience for people who are left-handed, let alone differently gendered. Read story.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Our nation insanely believes the best way to prevent the use of nuclear weapons is to assure they are ever more effective. Read story.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
A striking thing about Historic Landmarks meetings is some architect's audacity in presenting unacceptable designs in the face of known requirements. Read story.
Monday, July 30, 2018
Board and staff send an update on the Bankruptcy Court's July 17 decision. Read story.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Senate Bill 100 requires 100 percent renewable and zero carbon electricity by 2045, an achievable goal. Read story.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Labor board tells 'News-Press' owner to pay $2.2 million after cheating and mistreating employees. Read story.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Watching the Trump-Putin summit, it's hard not to think about Napoleon having to retreat from Moscow in November 1812. Read story.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
If you are not wealthy, an elected official, work for a big business or government agency, then you can’t afford health care in the United States. Read story.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
But losing environmental protections is much more dangerous. Read story.