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Loss of Hollister/Glen Annie Sidewalks the Last Straw

Westar Project a Series of Insults to Neighborhood

The Westar Project has caused an unending series of insults to the neighborhood. Read story.

Reflections in a Dog's Eye

Diablo Canyon's seismic safety assurances have been challenged by an NRC inspector. Read story.

No Cop, No Stop

Santa Barbarans do not, as a group, believe in obeying stop signs. Read story.

Sick Days

Do you go to work and get a dollar or stay home with your germs? Read story.

Loss of Hollister/Glen Annie Sidewalks the Last Straw

Westar Project a Series of Insults to Neighborhood

The Westar Project has caused an unending series of insults to the neighborhood. Read story.

Europe's View of Israel and Gaza

Harsh Effects of War on Gazans Lose Friends for Israel

Despite the series of truces in the Gaza war, fighting breaks out time and again, with disproportionate results. Read story.

The Bicycle Alternative

A Reply to Frank Hotchkiss

I think about biking in Santa Barbara every day when I leave my house. Read story.

Depression, Addiction & Me

When the Black Dog's Got You Down

"All I know is it works. What have you got to lose? Why not give it a try?” Read story.

City College Needs Measure S

Upgrades Needed for Leaks, Safety, and New Technology

Essential upgrades are needed for leaks, safety, and new technology. Read story.

Despite Persecution, Ahmadi Muslims Engage in Prayer

When a mob in Pakistan set aflame several homes of members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, police officers just ... Read story.

Return to Isla Vista

“I played Brad Paisley!” he shouted indignantly. “I played Brad Paisley!” Read story.

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Students for Measure P

It is particularly offensive when someone who makes money off oil money royalty payments attacks young people for caring about the future of the planet and the health and well-being of county residents. Read Letter

Measure P Is for Air Pollution

Does it bother anybody else that 350.org of Santa Barbara, a legitimate organization, would create a sub-organization and name it Water Guardians? Read Letter

Wake Up, America

What will it take for America to wake up to the increased threat of radical Islam? Read Letter

Unintended Consequences

Being opposed to Measure P does not mean you are not a good steward of the earth. Read Letter

The Great Sam Cathcart

I admire the "Greatest Generation," and Sam epitomizes the best of the great. Read Letter

Disabled Deception

People who misuse "disabled" parking placards steal prime spots away from people with disabilities who really need them. Read Letter

Militant Police

The militarization of police and sheriffs' departments across the land is turning them into an unconstitutional standing army. Read Letter

Walls and Bridges

It is crucial that the Mission Historical Park is maintained and respected. Read Letter

Desal Go Solar

It would be well worth the extra time, money, and effort to make the desal plant run entirely on solar power. Read Letter

Skateboarding Is Not a Crime!

According to California's Vehicle Code, skateboarders are not allowed on streets; they are considered pedestrians. Read Letter

More Bike Lanes, Not Less

Bicycle use has been on the increase for years, a national trend that is particularly strong in Santa Barbara. Read Letter

No on P

Stop the madness! Read Letter

Purity of Essence

Measure P protects our precious water supplies by stopping problems associated with extreme oil extraction processes before they happen. Read Letter

County Needs Oil Revenues

Measure P will shut down onshore oil production in Santa Barbara County. Read Letter

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