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Fat Tuesday Revisited

Diets that outlaw certain foods create their own Mardi Gras. Read story.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Why I Support the Civil Gang Injunction

People opposing the civil injunction claim it costs too much. How short-sighted to hang the future of our young people on the red herring of money. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A Different View of Burma

Burma is a beautiful country with a long and tragic history of internal conflict among its many ethnic groups (one being the Rohingya). Read story.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Hannah Apricot Visits Cuba

Delegates to the International Permaculture Convergence show a picture of life with little petroleum March 19. Read story.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Why I Oppose the Gang Injunction

This expensive yet weak law enforcement tool may lower property values, harm our vibrant tourism industry, and does not address root causes of gangs. Read story.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Protect and Restore Goleta Beach

Imagine going to Goleta Beach Park and finding no beach. Read story.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

We Must All Conserve Water

By now we’ve all heard the news: The drought is here, and it is very real. Read story.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Commemorating Fukushima

Nearby earthquake fault lines make Diablo nuclear plant a danger like the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, whose meltdown anniversary is March 11. Read story.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

The Grass Is Always Greener

Some history about revenue neutrality agreements might help clarify the discussion. Read story.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Radon Dangers

The EPA encourages you to test your home for radon, the second-leading cause of lung cancer. Read story.

Monday, March 3, 2014

I Cannot Tell a Lie and Other Modern-Day BS

Who doesn’t curse every time while trying to recall one of a bazillion passwords and usernames? Was it hubbabubba@1*2 or Nincompoopx10!? Read story.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Pro-Life Movement in America

An anti-abortion stance has for over 30 years been the backbone of the Republican Party. Read story.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Women's Issues Are Still an Issue

What can we do now to advance women’s health, wealth, and power? Read story.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Spring Training in Arizona

It was actually Willie Mays who started my love of the Giants. Read story.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Bolivian Flood Disaster Relief Needed

People fled the rising water in Bolivia with nothing but the clothes on their backs, their arms filled with their young children. Read story.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Dirty Knobs

The Dirty Knobs and The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain ... Read More