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September 22, 11:24 AM

JarvisJarvis on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " In the past, "teachers were poor" and wore patches on their worn tweed elbows. Now they are six figure prima donnas. Someone has to pay for that. Personnel costs remain ... Read More.

September 22, 11:18 AM

Sam_Tababa on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " Lars, Speak for yourself! I'm happy to give the NoletaLady exactly what she's asking for... I'll troll her all the way to Bakersfield. Just for fun! Oh wait, I have ... Read More.

September 22, 11:11 AM

JarvisJarvis on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " Taxpayers stopped supporting colleges in the 1960's, when out of state Mario Savio and the merry prankster baby-boomers starting kicking free education in this state in the teeth. Do celebrate ... Read More.

September 22, 11:10 AM

Lars on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " It's more than a matter of opinion, NoletaLady. We're basing our opinions on facts, experience, and credible economic theory. Name calling is uncalled for. While we obviously don't agree with ... Read More.

September 22, 11:09 AM

Sam_Tababa on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " People who disagree with you are not trolls you moron. But I wouldnt expect you to understand these things... Heck, you think there is collusion among hundreds of disparate people ... Read More.

September 22, 11:03 AM

JarvisJarvis on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " I think you are a troll NoletaLady. Or at least a real life busy-body who has a hard time with differing points of view. I believe you were the last ... Read More.

September 22, 11:01 AM

Lars on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " I agree with Sam about rents finally starting to catch sales prices. At some point, it has to happen. It's basic economics. During the last real estate bubble, Santa Barbara ... Read More.

September 22, 10:50 AM

NoletaLady on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " For folks who claim they're not trolls...I read a sampling of your posts in other discussions and noted the frequency of the posts. I've worked in the networking business for ... Read More.

September 22, 10:46 AM

Indyholio on "Pros and Cons of Measure P Debated" Measure P has good intentions, but the (perhaps) unintended consequences will be dire for the local economy. I'll be voting NO on P. I'm curious, since the current Board of ... Read More.

September 22, 10:22 AM

tabatha on "Blood-Bloated Ticks Nesting in a Dog’s Ear" “The methane issue is really the 800-pound gorilla,” he said. “But there’s a whole host of issues.” The focus on fracking can distract from other, perhaps more relevant, concerns with ... Read More.

September 22, 10:20 AM

tabatha on "Blood-Bloated Ticks Nesting in a Dog’s Ear" Many in the oil and gas industry are irked when people use “fracking” synonymously with “shale gas extraction,” noting, correctly, that it’s only part of the process. But laypeople get ... Read More.

September 22, 10:17 AM

tabatha on "Blood-Bloated Ticks Nesting in a Dog’s Ear" A BALANCED DISCUSSION Ask oil and gas industry advocates, environmentalists and regulators about the biggest issues facing shale gas development, and none are likely to cite the possibility of fracking ... Read More.

September 22, 9:56 AM

Sam_Tababa on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " JustToSay: You say "in the past a person could work a min wage job and pay for their education..." I say what past are you speaking of? The 25 years ... Read More.

September 22, 9:44 AM

JarvisJarvis on "Chancellor Gets a Raise" No student should leave college with a $100K debt. They should have spent two years at their local junior college first, then transferred, worked, kept grades up for grants and ... Read More.

September 22, 9:41 AM

Sam_Tababa on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " Rents in SB have been low for years. Where else can you rent a 1.2m home for $2500 a month? Where else can you rent a 3m home for $7500 ... Read More.

September 22, 9:32 AM

JarvisJarvis on "Chancellor Gets a Raise" Shhhhhh ....CalPERS, CalSTRS public pensions requires corporate America to do well. Life's great irony was the teachers unions funding the Occupy Wall Street nonsense when in fact their own pensions ... Read More.

September 22, 9:30 AM

justtosay on "The High Price of Renting in Paradise " Dear nomoresanity, My apologies if I have offended you. Hopefully, you can see that ascribing illiteracy to all those who perform a specific job can be construed as offensive as ... Read More.

September 22, 9:14 AM

bimboteskie on "Chancellor Gets a Raise" With all the kids leaving with 100K of student loans, hopefully they perceive this as a slap in the face and do something about it. It is ironic how students ... Read More.

September 22, 9:09 AM

14noscams on "Drill Baby Drill?" EasrBeach - "JarvisJarvis of course is too vain to give Tabatha credit for a point well made." - that would be " for which invented-the-internet Gore" I suppose, although Gore ... Read More.

September 22, 8:54 AM

JarvisJarvis on "Chancellor Gets a Raise" Transparent California website shows those up and down the public employee compensation schedule are doing extremely well; not just those on the top or just the 12 month working year ... Read More.

September 22, 8:33 AM

boop on "Chancellor Gets a Raise" This move by the regents is tone deaf (to say the least). On the other hand it is just an example of what has been going over the last 30+ ... Read More.

September 22, 8:12 AM

JarvisJarvis on "Verifiable Lies" I thought you were finnish, dolphin. Read More.

September 22, 8:09 AM

JarvisJarvis on "Chancellor Gets a Raise" Yang like any other employee is a will seller meeting a willing buyer. That is how much he should ask for and how much UCSB (or the UC system - ... Read More.

September 22, 7:58 AM

nativegeo on "The Danger of Measure P" so measure P is all about Alaska? How much oil do we export by tanker from Santa Barbara County? What is next from the "non-existent fracking causes drought and earthquakes", ... Read More.

September 22, 7:54 AM

henryjk on "Chancellor Gets a Raise" No. I never said Yang's salary was too low. I figure it is in the neighborhood of less than a half of 1 percent of the UCSB total payroll. I'm ... Read More.

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