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We All Need Health Care Now

Medicare's seniors-only coverage was all that Congress would pass in 1965. Sound familiar? Read story.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Falling to Pieces

The city's Bicycle Master Plan is a wall-papering job to cover up the massive failure of the city's bicycle promotion. Read story.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Germany Awake, America Asleep?

Views on information capital and spying differ across the Atlantic. Read story.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Mission and State in Retrospect

I feel compelled to address the onslaught of unchallenged misinformation regarding Mission and State. Read story.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Voting Rights for All

Fifty years after the Mississippi Freedom Summer, voting rights are still challenged for people with disabilities. Read story.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Biking Across Santa Barbara

Is there any way to make Alameda Padre Serra safer for bikes? Read story.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Reclaiming Our Water

Santa Barbara County, in the midst of drought, throws away billions of gallons of usable water every year. Read story.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Taming the Temper

How many doors can you slam before you can’t walk back through one? Read story.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Transgender Pride

When it comes to transgender community, Santa Barbara has much to be proud of. Read story.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Back Door Prohibition

Santa Barbara County's wine and agriculture industry is under assault by a miniscule number of self-appointed prohibitionists. Read story.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Food Crisis in South Chad

Refugees of Central African Republic violence and returnees to Chad live by the thousands along the border and face food shortages. Read story.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Silent No More

"I felt so helpless and guilty, and I was too embarrassed to tell." Read story.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Republicans Should Move to Center

The stunning defeat of Eric Cantor and the near victory of Tim Donnelly to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown in November are troubling. Read story.

Friday, July 4, 2014

When Cattledog Meets Poodle

Lucky, being the good cattledog he is, likes to roll around in cowshit, or in this case, bullshit. Read story.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The Nexus of Poverty, Education, and Economic Development

Lompoc and Santa Maria account for 85 percent of all county residents living in “high poverty areas.” Read story.

Monday, June 30, 2014
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