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Posted on October 12 at 8:44 p.m.
Let us hope the Goleta/Hope Ranch voters are paying attention, Bertrando has outlived his usefulness. We don;t need him dying in office. He has done his service, we need new representation there.
On Goleta Water District Candidates Talk Future of H2O
Posted on October 9 at 8:17 p.m.
Linda is highly respected locally, she has been here through thick and thin and is going nowhere. We are lucky to have her. To change the subject a little, an interesting article in context on MSN today on the very similar measure before the voters in Desey(?) Texas. Same approach, big oil with big money radically afraid that the anti-fracking measure might prevail. I would not bet the house but I would bet $5 bucks Measure P wins and then we will see.
On The Naked Truth
Posted on October 2 at 4:16 a.m.
You mean it is already assumed the two old men are not going to show??
On Debate Scheduled in Goleta Water District Race
Posted on September 28 at 8 a.m.
The most significant matter here that I predicted in a post when this forum was first announced, the no show of both the old men incumbents. This was not some progressive outfit putting on this forum, this is the Chamber. One would think of any forum, the old men would have their best shot at the Chamber forum. The next forum is being put on by the League of Women Voters, you think either of the old men will show? I doubt it. I hope they do because the community needs to see and hear the choice they have in this election. A bright, informed, energetic candidate in Meg West, or two old men who should retire after worthy stents in public service.
For those knowledgeable about Goleta Water, lack of knowledge of the SAFE Ordinance by McClure should be considered inexcusable. It is historic, it is vitally important, and it just implemented a voter enacted self-effecting building moratorium. Also significant that the rest of the Board has endorsed West. You don't see that happen very often.
On Goleta Water District Issues Debated
Posted on September 26 at 7:36 p.m.
Several of the owners who resisted left, they all came from way out of town anyway. The remainder are outcasts, always looking behind their shoulders.
On Sewer Salvation for Rincon Point
Posted on September 25 at 6:31 a.m.
Channelkeeper threatened litigation to stop the activation of the Desal Facility if their demands are not met. That is what terrorists do, threaten the health and safety of society in an effort to change government policy. We should not negotiate with terrorists! The City will study sub-surface intake in due course but if the drought continues this Winter, we need Desal water before that effort could be completed.
On Council Clears Path for Desalination
Posted on September 20 at 11:05 a.m.
More evidence that JJ is in fact GG. Same ridiculous predictions as in the last few elections. Really? A Brown defeat. Any money on that GG? It is actually really boring as is the California R Party. Losers, and I am not a DEM.
On Phantom Pols
Posted on September 15 at 9:03 a.m.
Please look into the Goleta Water race. Meg West is far and away the best candidate and in the context of this article, here is a young, experienced, smart and informed member of our community ready to make the sacrifices required to run for office.
The Meg West website says the Chamber forum is the 25th? I hope these forums receive great attendance and media coverage because there will be two old men (if they show up), a candidate who has never been seen at a GWD meeting before nor otherwise involved in local public water policy, and Meg West who all will see is bright, informed and motivated.
On Incumbents Run Unopposed
Posted on August 29 at 12:43 p.m.
I still think Jarvis and loon are the same person with serious schizophrenic problems.
On Teen Killed on 101
Posted on August 9 at 9:23 a.m.
It is the height of irony that this LA lawyer complains about our Chief of Police who is the first Latino to hold that position in history.
On Spunky Lawyer Makes a Splash