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An Anti-Endorsement

If we continue to put off till tomorrow the end of our carbon dependence, we all know where that is going to get us: extinct. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Measure P Protects Santa Barbara County’s Future

Oil companies have a huge profit motive to develop ever-more-aggressive technologies to exploit deeply buried oil deposits, including Monterey Shale. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Yes on Proposition 1

Vote for $7.545 Billion Water Bond for conservation, reuse, and recycling. Read story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Keeping Our Promises to Fix Highway 101

Delaying freeway widening with lawsuits will cost millions. Read story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Geology Experts Confirm Fracking Risks

Experienced local geologists confirm that Santa Barbara County is very much at risk, and we absolutely need Measure P. Read story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Who Funds Opposition to P?

Why are oil companies spending millions of dollars to defeat Measure P? Read story.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The High Price of Renting in Generic Terms

There will always be a housing shortage here, just as there will always be gravity. Read story.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Measure S: SBCC Needs Lots of Work

A Citizens' Oversight Committee will watch over the funds. Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

No Shame in Changing Your Mind, Indy

The writer ignores his wife's advice and posits that The Independent's "no" on P was a brain-fart caused by propaganda. Read story.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Economic Consequences of Not Passing Measure P

Public Trust Doctrine requires shared resource conservation for future citizens. Read story.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Why I’m Voting Yes on Measure P

Dealing with the existential threat of climate change continues to be thwarted by the fossil fuel industry and its allies. Read story.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

A Word from a Firefighter

Measure P will not affect the Fire Department’s budget. Read story.

Friday, October 24, 2014

About Lois Capps …

There is a reason “your mama” jokes have endured, and it is because they toy painfully with the sacred. Read story.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Lois Capps: Does Character Matter?

The accident that took my daughter's life revealed an appalling lack on the part of the representative and her staff. Read story.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Measure P Doesn't Go Far Enough

Your opposition to Measure P demands a response. Read story.

Friday, October 24, 2014
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