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Let's Widen the 101

I am a Santa Barbara business owner who voted for Measure A and am very grateful that Sara Miller McCune wrote the excellent op-ed published in your newspaper. Read story.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Measure P: Too Cozy

I am surprised and disappointed at The Independent's cozying up to the oil industry with its opposition to Measure P. Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Rats, Cats, and Poodle Dogs

Did the Poodle take a dog nap while a strange dog ate his homework? Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Congratulations, Indy

The latest No on P mailer proudly presented The Independent's "no" endorsement to accompany incredibly misleading claims. Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Buyer's Remorse

I am wondering when (or if) The Independent will have buyer’s remorse over its astounding position against Measure P. Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Waste Under Elings

Water from a new pump system at Elings will most likely leach through sewer sludge and solid waste landfill under the park and into the Arroyo Burro. Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

P Is for Preserve and Protect

The S.B. oil blowout showed us that oil and gas are poisons that pollute our air and water. Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Measure P: Focus Groups

After watching No on P commercials, we wanted to know if they would be fracking in the county. Read story.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Measure P Brings Unsafe Oil to S.B.

Santa Barbara is renowned for having one of the most stringent oil and gas regulations in the world. Read story.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Measure P: More Harm Than Good

It is vital for us to reduce our dependence on imported foreign oil. Read story.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Consult the Public on Bellosguardo

"Crowd source" our own devoted public for a wider range of ideas on Bellosguardo's future. Read story.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ban Rodenticide Use

Rodenticides kill not only rodents, but the larger animals that eat them. Read story.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Oil Industry Contributes Much

The energy industry makes impressive contributions to nonprofits. Read story.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Measure P: Equivocation

We buy insurance of various kinds knowing that a risk may be quite small. Read story.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Oil Tax Money Funds North County

Given the reduced tax base of the North County, petroleum property taxes are critically important. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
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