Purity of Essence

Measure P protects our precious water supplies by stopping problems associated with extreme oil extraction processes before they happen. Read story.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

County Needs Oil Revenues

Measure P will shut down onshore oil production in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Right Racist

Has the racial hatred shown toward our president filtered down? Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014


Some say it's about "color"; I think it's about "justice." Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Feet + Bikes + Cars = Transportation

Does one transportation mode have to come at the expense of the others? Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Bicycles Bear the Risk

Frank Hotchkiss's opinion piece last week ("Bikes and Cars") was off base. Read story.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Homeowner Howl

It's offensive to hear that someone who owns a home in Santa Barbara does so by being lucky. Read story.

Monday, August 18, 2014


I wanted to express how offensive I found the cartoon in the August 15 edition regarding Robin Williams's passing. Read story.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Don’t P on Our Community

My father worked Cat Canyon 30 years ago; he used the same steam methods that we use today with no issue with fresh water supplies. Read story.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Nonexistent Fracking

Measure P is a solution for a nonexistent problem. Read story.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Life or Death?

It is imperative that radical Islam be stopped, according to Somali-born victim and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Read story.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Who Backs Anti-Oil?

If Measure P passes, our county and the entire state will sink even lower into the ranks of poverty. Read story.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Ode to Gaza Strip

Your strip is no longer a strip. / Like a stranger who is not / Sure of the street or the house Read story.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

I love our Country, but I can see

I love our Country, but I can see / it's not a true democracy. Read story.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

P Is for Pickle

Measure P is not what it seems. Read story.

Saturday, August 9, 2014
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