On the Beat
If you’ve got James Bond and Greenpeace on your side, how can you lose? Answer: When you’re fighting the Navy and the Supreme Court. Read story.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Who among us hasn’t had one of those embarrassing dreams where you’re out in public and find yourself starkers? Read story.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
I see where 7 percent of American families got vastly richer as the Great Recession tailed off. Read story.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Some people are so dumb they can’t see a cash opportunity in their own backyard. Read story.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Nutty characters tumbled from his acrobatic mind. Read story.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
It’s weird that around town you don’t hear people buzzing about Kim Jong-un's missile-rattling ranting. Read story.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The Fess Parker family wants to build a high-end Cabrillo Boulevard hotel, scaled down to about 50 rooms instead of the 150 rooms approved years ago. Read story.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Santa Barbarans I know have assured me that the federal income tax is illegal and unconstitutional. Read story.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Workers are already narrowing State Street to one lane each way where it approaches the Cabrillo Boulevard. Read story.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
I’m fascinated by fast-buck scammers, con artists without consciences, and big-time tax frauds. Read story.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Ironically or not, it was the Southern leadership in D.C. that passed the Voting Rights Act. Read story.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Our own Reed Slatkin, who reeled in nearly $600 million from 800 victims, is currently in an L.A.-area halfway house. Read story.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
I like horses, but I do not eat them, at least not on purpose. Read story.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Former News-Press editor promoting ethical, enterprising, public-interest journalism. Read story.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Bibliophile Eric Kelley has added shelves of new books to 80-year-old The Book Den's used-book inventory. Read story.