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December 18, 3:21 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Barking Up the Wrong Tree" I like changing the name of Isla Vista to Goleta West. Much more soporific. Read More.

December 18, 3:15 PM

pardallchewinggumspot on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" Well, Jarvis, IV has stepped up and pulled its weight. Time for the City of Goleta, Noleta, and Montecito to stop sluffing and help their fellow man. Jarvis, if you ... Read More.

December 18, 3:15 PM

sslocal on "In Search of Home" Now you know why so many people are leaving California. It simply cost to much to live here on a single income unless you are an investment banker or something. Read More.

December 18, 3:11 PM

pardallchewinggumspot on "Barking Up the Wrong Tree" ``The idea that Goleta should take over responsibility for Isla Vista does not recognize the fact that the city would not exist if I.V. had been included in its boundaries.'' ... Read More.

December 18, 3:06 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" pardall, talk to Sara Miller McCune (Santa Barbara Fund) who funds publicity programs for those who like to get free things in various cities. Love to see more publicity for ... Read More.

December 18, 3:04 PM

Botany on "Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic" Let's not forget how the BART transit union blackmails the taxpayers in the bay area. Their salaries and pensions are RIDICULOUS! The last thing we need is another public employee ... Read More.

December 18, 3:04 PM

blahblahmoreblah on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" I'm waiting to hear what that crazy Isla Vista local guy Hank Sarria has to say on this matter. Come on Hank, what's the poop? Read More.

December 18, 3:00 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic" We let the public unions run up at least $460 billion in unfunded pension liabilities we are now on the hook to pay off, as these CalSTRS and CalPERS public ... Read More.

December 18, 2:55 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" We do not have a homeless problem in America. We have a map-distribution allocation between shelter available and people whol chose to live where readily available shelter it is located. ... Read More.

December 18, 2:53 PM

pardallchewinggumspot on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" IV residents have been reaching out to houseless people for decades. There are daily and weekly meals, and the free box where the houseless come to pick up castoffs from ... Read More.

December 18, 2:52 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" And some vote to turn on the federal printing presses to make sure every body gets pie. For now. Read More.

December 18, 2:50 PM

bimboteskie on "Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic" Gosh Helene, you seem to know more about traffic than anyone! This is painful to read. Were you having another blonde moment? Is this article more about ego than fact? ... Read More.

December 18, 2:50 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" If you live in the United States you are a sharer; some taking a larger share than others. Some contributing a larger share than others too. Read More.

December 18, 2:45 PM

JohnTieber on "Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic" nativeson: You posed this question @ December 18, 2014 at 9:20 a.m.: "Tell me again why a rapid transit system such as the Chicago "El" or the London train system, ... Read More.

December 18, 2:30 PM

loonpt on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" "First, if you live in the United States, you're a Taker. It's not the 47%. It's the 100%. Government provides services and benefits that are impossible not to take, from ... Read More.

December 18, 2:20 PM

Botany on "Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic" And that's the way everyone likes it. Better than going 20 mph spewing triple the exhaust fumes in the process. Read More.

December 18, 2:11 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" All people come to Santa Barbara homeless. Some get jobs or have resources to provide their own shelter and subsistence. Others do not. Personally, I prefer the term squatters. Read More.

December 18, 2:08 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" Who said the 47% was indolent. This number identifies those getting some form of taxpayer funded benefits. Living off the government trough so to speak -- and that does include ... Read More.

December 18, 2:06 PM

JarvisJarvis on "Are They Going to Pot?" Judge Colleen Strearne's own words as impeccably reported by the Independent: "Sterne readily acknowledged that Santa Barbara has rival criminal street gangs and that their behavior constitutes a genuine problem. ... Read More.

December 18, 1:50 PM

tabatha on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" Adding to this fallacy are the assumptions surrounding Mitt Romney’s now infamous comments about the indolent “47 percent” of Americans who regard themselves as victims and therefore pay no taxes. ... Read More.

December 18, 1:14 PM

z28racergirl on "Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic" nativeson: [sarcastic voice] we already have a "rapid transit system"! Haven't you ever left work in Goleta at 4:30 pm heading southbound? It's called the left lane! It just *looks* ... Read More.

December 18, 1:01 PM

z28racergirl on "Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs" Just curious: "Love counseled against using the phrase “homeless population.” He said, “These are people.”" So what are we supposed to say to refer to these people, if "homeless population" ... Read More.

December 18, 12:45 PM

Simpleton on "Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic" Building the proposed third lane does one simple thing: it efficiently removes the traffic bottleneck that occurs when the freeway goes from three to two lanes. Caltrans and elected officials: ... Read More.

December 18, 12:38 PM

dontoasthecoast on "State Lands Approves Ellwood Oil Well" The City of Goleta inherited this mess from the County. The County allowed Exxon in the late 80s to site a huge oil processing facility in Los Flores Canyon between ... Read More.

December 18, 12:37 PM

touristunfriendly on "Are They Going to Pot?" She didn't state we have a gang problem... She stated we have on over abundance of overbearing law enforcement hype. Somebody's been smoking the darkies devil weed! Read More.

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