Half Empty?

When a community comes together to support its school, other schools benefit. Read story.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Chix Coming Home to Roost

Is your email In Box overflowing with near-desperate appeals? "Please send money! Our Democratic Party candidates are facing grave problems." Read story.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Hypocritical Society

In this litigious, politically correct, disposable society, we choose to lend a deaf ear to the cries of the homeless. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Wolf and the Beach

No one who has paid serious attention to this issue would believe claims that Supervisor Wolf doesn't care about Goleta Beach or the park. Read story.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Encanto Employee Street Parking

Since El Encanto opened in March 2013, the surrounding streets (Mission Ridge, San Carlos, Lasuen, Moreno, Alameda Padre Serra) have been overrun with its employee cars. Read story.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Misguided Development

When did the electorate of the City of Santa Barbara vote to donate money and become benefactors of the Elings Park Foundation? Read story.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Fee Drives Encanto Parking

El Encanto charges to park in its lot which is why people park on the street. Read story.

Saturday, March 29, 2014


Travelers should get the same hospitality and kindness that my grandfather and uncles got when they were "bumming it" during the Great Depression. Read story.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Too Late for Conservation?

The California Dust Bowl is at hand. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Injunction Doesn't Function

The hundreds of thousands the city seems to have available for the gang injunction should be better spent. Read story.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

'Crackdown' on Vagrants

Why is "crackdown" even a word being used here? Laws should just be enforced, period. Read story.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Farewell, Barry

Barry was a wonderful writer, artist. and teacher, and his poetry mentorship has meant a great deal to me over the past seven years. Read story.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Disagreeing with Hate

Why do so many people in different parts of the world have an absolute hate for those who disagree with their religions, political views, moral opinions? Read story.

Friday, March 21, 2014


How dare you leave me a ticket of offense on my chariot of fire, after my day of Sun bathing beneath the sky beside the blue ocean! Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

More Burma Disagreement

Though economic investment may drive improvement for some Burmese, for the marginalized, like the Rohingya, it will likely leave them behind. Read story.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014