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Posted on August 12 at 6:08 p.m.
@Billclausen - there is nothing "de rigeur" about this type of violence anywhere.
On Multiple Murder Victims Found in Home Near Goleta
Posted on July 10 at 12:50 p.m.
The answer is so simple: War on Seafood. Works every time.
On The Bait and Switch of Seafood Fraud
Posted on May 21 at 8:19 a.m.
Another example of pigs violating the law and doing whatever they please to wipe their a$$ with your tax dollars. Since 2008 the entire dept has systematically broken the law and blown your loot, and the defense is "but it's more convenient." This cop worshiping culture makes me puke.
On Have Idling Sheriff Cars Wasted More than $1 Million?
Posted on April 18 at 8:49 a.m.
Maybe the people paying to see him play in SB deserve better, eh?
On Bryan Ferry Sucks at Emailing
Posted on April 7 at 1:26 p.m.
C'mon Ken--it's IV. My family's cars were routinely walked over by drunk students on an avg Friday in 1995, and stabbings have been a sad reality all over Santa Barbara, including at the iconic dolphin statue. If you want to talk about the ongoing social ills of IV, cool, but those have no direct correlation to this event.
On Deltopia Party Devolves Into Isla Vista Riot
Posted on April 7 at 1:16 p.m.
To those bitching about cost to the county: Don't act like students don't provide a significant tax base for the county.
To those bitching about the havoc: Don't act like you've been to I.V., like, EVER. It doesn't affect you.
To those bitching about out-of-towners: You clearly don't understand the nature of I.V.
To those bitching about property damage: Have you seen the rents and deposits that these students pay??
To those bitching about disrespect for authority: Authority earns their own disrespect.
I grew up in Isla Vista. Lived there through all the Halloweens and the wet blankets authorities have tried to throw over the whatever the current annual I.V. party happens to be. Next time, cast your dragnet around the town and catch the DUI's spilling out, but leave the rest alone and, amazingly, the citation statistics will drop, alcohol poisoning cases will remain unchanged, and once in a while some idiot will fall off the bluffs. It happens. Get over it.
Posted on March 19 at 10:45 a.m.
So terribly sad for a young man to go that way and at such a young age. The young lady must have been terrified and in unbearable pain or shock. Anyone who knows the trail has to be befuddled by the story, but unless it's alcohol they won't find anything in the tox report. Most psychedelics don't show up.
On Hiker Dies on Cold Spring Trail
Posted on July 19 at 9:12 a.m.
Time to relive some glory days!
On Carp & Goleta Skate Park Benefit w/The Boxheads, Mongo, Boobie Tuesday, Agent Orange
Posted on July 19 at 9:07 a.m.
This is one of those things of which I live in fear of. A mother who worked with my wife ran in to quickly look over a few spreadsheets when she fell asleep at her desk, leaving all three of her children stuck in the car where they perished. I won't even run back into my house for sunglasses (or whatever) without leaving the doors open--just in case I slip and become immobilized. My dad thinks I'm nuts for that. Being a disorganized and forgetful father or three, I've made a habit of leaving my windows open a few inches just on the off chance I may have forgotten someone. Thankfully not yet! And don't forget about those dogs, either. Good article---may save a life.
On Kids Left in Cars
Posted on July 19 at 8:53 a.m.
It's amazing how many readers have firsthand knowledge about Genis and who/what he is and what/when it should happen to him. Oh wait....you never met him, never saw him argue a case, you read a few articles here and made a judgement call. Yeeeeeaaaahh, your opinion is worth a steaming pile.
On Genis the Menace?