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Posted on August 20 at 8:53 a.m.

Wearing a hat like that in public must at least be a misdemeanor.

On Montecito Gambler Avoids Jail Time but Forfeits $1.7 Million

Posted on August 20 at 12:38 a.m.

Obviously many commenters didn't read this article completely. The author also covers the scenario where you *do* own a car but keep it for more than 5 years by mixing in some biking. You still come out ahead financially.

Anti-car? Obviously not considering the author says he recognizes not everyone can be car-free - he clearly reinforces that in the preface to his piece. And it's not like he's making any demands of you. He's merely crunching some numbers and thinking outside the box.

It's funny how many people are so thin-skinned as to be intimidated by a commuter on a bicycle with an interesting financial analysis.

On How to Make a Million

Posted on August 20 at 12:18 a.m.

" big oil sold their SB onshore interests to little oil 10-20 years ago. They dont need to deal with eco-pressure groups the generally hostile county politics"
-- nuffalready

Wrong conclusion. Chevron has so far spent $1.2 Million against Measure P and more will be coming from petroleum trade groups:

http://www.latimes.com/local/politics...

On Nonexistent Fracking

Posted on August 19 at 11:57 p.m.

LOL, tabatha *owns* nativegeo for laying bare his attempt at pulling off a dishonest quote.

On Measure P Lawsuits Commence

Posted on August 18 at 9:01 a.m.

Excellent. That makes a lot of dollars and sense.

The potential for a lifelong reduction in health care costs and increase in quality of life is there also (the sex part was covered). From a financial viewpoint that's partly offset by a need to save more for retirement due to longer lifespan, but still a win.

On How to Make a Million

Posted on August 16 at 4:37 p.m.

It's this one inked by Milt Priggee ... the words "Mental Illness" are printed on the Grim Reaper's smock and he says "Nanu Nanu":

http://www.cagle.com/2014/08/depressin/
http://www.cagle.com/news/robin-willi...

A large number of political cartoonists and satirists have recently been focusing on the mental illness aspect of William's life and death.

On Offensive

Posted on August 14 at 10:48 a.m.

Target? We don't need no stinkin' Target!

On Goleta Goes Off Target?

Posted on August 14 at 10:42 a.m.

In SB, I pick up KCRW best on their Ventura translator 89.1. But in Goleta 106.9 comes in better.

KCRW also streams on the internet @ http://www.kcrw.com and has a number of mobile apps.

On NPR Saturation in Santa Barbara?

Posted on August 14 at 10:29 a.m.

Katie Davis' excellent piece also appears in this week's Sentinel.

On Measure P Lawsuits Commence

Posted on August 13 at 11:54 p.m.

False choices and incongruent characterizations abound in this letter.

On Life or Death?

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