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Posted on November 7 at 5:14 p.m.

I would have voted for Justin Fareed, but no way I would ever vote for Mitchum. As for Capps, she is a snooze, but I voted for her because Mitchum is repellent.
Too bad Kashkari didn't win, we could use a smart young Governor in Sacramento.

On Capps Survives; Measures P and S Flame Out

Posted on November 7 at 4:50 p.m.

Thank you Peter Adam for the injection of sanity. I love dogs, but come on, there are enough good dogs who need homes to waste time and resources on dangerous ones.

On The ‘Dangerous’ Dog Dilemma

Posted on November 7 at 4:45 p.m.

We need a diversified approach that includes water conservation, water capture, storage, and possibly the desalination plant.
All new construction and major remodels should include grey water systems, rain catching cisterns, and drought tolerant landscaping.
Replace impermeable paving with permeable paving systems on sidewalks, bike paths, and other lightly traveled roadways.
We reduced water use by 60% at our house this year by letting the lawn die, buying a high efficiency washing machine, putting a bucket in the shower to catch water that we then use on plants, and just being mindful whenever we turn on a faucet.
Still, it would be nice if it rained.

On Drought Emergency Persists Despite Trick-or-Treat Rains

Posted on November 1 at 6:35 p.m.

The root cause is not unmarried parenting. The root cause is too many men's view of women as personal possessions rather than as independent human beings.

On Murder Suspect Appears in Court

Posted on November 1 at 6:17 p.m.

Can't wait to see the plans! Congratulations H&R. The renovation can't come soon enough.

On Coast Village Plaza Sells for $13 Million

Posted on September 16 at 10:12 p.m.

The City got off easy. Tudor is a brute and should be fired before he kills someone.

On City Settles Excessive Force Cases for $170,000

Posted on July 16 at 6:05 a.m.

We don't have enough water to take long showers, and these guys want to use our aquifer for hydraulic fracturing? Oh, and then there is the small matter of increased earthquake activity. I like cheap energy as much as anyone else, but this is insane.

On Extraction Faction

Posted on July 15 at 11:02 p.m.

Something about this doesn't pass the smell test. What is the Navy hiding?

On San Miguel Island Closure Irks Officials

Posted on July 10 at 9:47 a.m.

Let's mandate gray water systems and rain catching cisterns for all new construction and major remodels. Even if we get rain this winter, much of California is arid, and we need to accept that.

On Santa Barbara Paying More for Less Water

Posted on July 9 at 10:47 a.m.

Go to the harbor on Saturday mornings, buy directly from the fishermen, get the freshest fish and shellfish, whole, and you won't need any government bureaucrats inspecting your plate.

On The Bait and Switch of Seafood Fraud

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