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Posted on March 5 at 9:48 a.m.
What does all this have to do with high hedges?
On No Matter How High the Hedge Grows
Posted on March 5 at 9:46 a.m.
Priceless is correct. The problem is the voters who keep electing these spendthrift morons. Infrastructure is one of the very basic responsibilities of government, as is public safety. So cut something else, like social services and the size and cost of our local bureaucracy.
BTW, how is it possible that the voters NOT be allowed to weigh in on this? How else to hold the BoS responsible?
On Maintenance Ordinance Dead on Arrival?
Posted on March 1 at 9:33 a.m.
Thanks for the observation, K_V, but I'll go with good locks, an alarm system, and "protection" in order to have my privacy from passersby.
On Shrub Wars
Posted on February 28 at 4:03 p.m.
Good column, Nick. I like the changes, thought the old zoning much too restrictive (part of the original reasoning, according to folks at the zoning department was that "didn't want Santa Barbara to look like Montecito"). A 3 1/2 foot front hedge provides NO privacy from prying eyes - the new 7 1/2 foot height is much more protective of individual privacy rights.
Posted on February 28 at 8:59 a.m.
Yet another Indy poll with inadequate response choices. I choose all of the above. BTW, many modern clothes washers use water based on the weight of the clothing.
On Despite the rain, the ongoing drought means you have vowed to NOT:
Posted on February 27 at 9:28 a.m.
sounds like a parenting problem
On Study Shows Most Kids Not Ready for Kindergarten
Posted on February 23 at 9:47 a.m.
Yep, typical of an Indy poll to try to lead the answers.
On About Santa Barbara's proposed gang injunction …
Posted on February 22 at 9:53 a.m.
well, of course, garfish. The solution is to do as Wisconsin did and eliminate collective bargaining for compensation by all state and local gov employees. Then the pols couldn't sell themselves to the unions.
On County Workers Union Granted New Contract
Posted on February 21 at 9:11 a.m.
foo, for all the insults directed at him(her?) seems to be the only one that gets it.
Posted on February 20 at 9:43 a.m.
so vote against the incumbents. Wolfe, Farr, and Carbajal are so deep in the unions' pockets they can't see daylight.
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