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Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic

As Proposed, Extra 101 Lane Takes All Local Road Improvement Money for Decades

The fact is that building the extra 101 lane, as proposed, will take all local road-improvement money for decades. Read story.

Last Train to DogVille

Feinstein and Boxer drop bombshells on the way out the door. Read story.

Are They Going to Pot?

A look at new federal rules and an old local controversy. Read story.

When Accusations of Rape Disturb the "Natural Order of Things"

The media is complicit in suppressing or ignoring information about what appear to be Bill Cosby's sex crimes. Read story.

Highway Project Promises to Ruin City Traffic

As Proposed, Extra 101 Lane Takes All Local Road Improvement Money for Decades

The fact is that building the extra 101 lane, as proposed, will take all local road-improvement money for decades. Read story.

World Plenary Talks Rumble and Stumble to Completion

Climate Conference Update, On to Paris

As countries rich and poor debate, we hold our breath, waiting for an inadvertent decision that means game over. Read story.

Fe(a)Rguson

Racism Runs Riot

Fear and racism blind us to our common humanity. Read story.

No CLASS in Affordable Care Act

Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act Not a Part of National Insurance Program

Custodial care services due to chronic physical or cognitive disability is missing from national insurance program. Read story.

Bare-Knuckle Politics — Santa Barbara-Style

Getting All New Jersey over 101 Widening

Jersey girls need never be homesick — Hoboken–style brass-knuckle battle infects 101 Widening Initiative. Read story.

Wearing Hijab for Modesty in All Things

Hijab requires looking beyond the outer cloth to the thoughts and actions of the person within. Read story.

The Isla Vista Problem Isn’t an Isla Vista Problem

I can remember hearing legends about UCSB and I.V. as far back as my junior high years, which seems ... Read story.

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Little Puddles, Big Problem

Elings should take care of the problems at the landfill before the city allows it to spend money to take over Las Positas Public Park. Read Letter

Adopt a Family with CALM

The gift of caring lets parents and children feel valued. Read Letter

Follow the Money

I am writing to express my confusion about your newspaper. Read Letter

Home Fries

Why had I wasted the time to read it? Read Letter

Is Ours a Society That Accepts Torture?

I refuse to accept the use of torture under any circumstance. Read Letter

Horror Showing

Once again American Apparel is selling suggestive allure, not cotton clothing. Read Letter

Perplexed Commuter

Traffic jams to paradise. Read Letter

In Search of Home

We're an awesome couple — my baby and I — but no one in Santa Barbara will rent to us. Read Letter

Racial Profiling on the Westside

I was walking home after a late movie downtown when a police car suddenly pulled to the curb 20 feet in front of me. Read Letter

Informal Send-Off for Coach Bob Moore on Saturday

Friends, family, and acquaintances are invited to come share a story or photographs — East Beach, 10 a.m. Read Letter

Right Center Left?

The community owes Lanny Ebenstein a debt of thanks. Read Letter

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

The Angry Poodle Barbecue has always been a South Coast refuge, dispensing informed commentary, satire, and wit in equal proportions. Read Letter

Crystal Balls

I will always call Santa Barbara home! Read Letter

Bucolic Route 1

They should reroute the 101 freeway inland ... Read Letter

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