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Regarding 101 Widening Project

Challenges to Caltrans's EIR will be filed, but not by the city. Read story.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Misguided Measure P

Regulate oil drilling as we do automobiles: If problems are found, fix them. There's no case for a permanent ban. Read story.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hand-Held Computer Addiction

The survival instinct has given way to instant communication. Read story.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Density on Upper State Will Increase

Big upper State Street projects are flying past hurdles at City Hall. Read story.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Measure S Speculates with Taxpayer Money

Financial implications of true bond costs decades away cannot be predicted. Read story.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

When It Rains,
Let's Make Better Use of It

We may be out of our depth with desal. Read story.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Diablo's Former Inspector Explains

Nuclear power plant's former resident inspector explains his safety report dispute with NRC. Read story.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Raise a Peace Pole

International Peace Day, coming soon on September 21, is an annual occasion worth observing in several ways. Read story.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Measure S Reexamined

The actual property tax assessment from Measure S cannot be determined until interest rates on the bonds are determined. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Measure P Will Cost Jobs

The very specific language of the initiative would prohibit development of Santa Maria Energy's approved 136-well project. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Report Domestic Violence

The recent case involving the NFL's Ray Rice and his wife provides a view into the world of domestic violence. Read story.

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Attraction of Caves

The prospect of partying at More Mesa's caves is a growing nuisance. Read story.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Laura's Law and Santa Barbara

Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services needs to be fixed now before the new funding disappears into the maw of a draconian beast. Read story.

Friday, September 12, 2014

A Whale of a Good Idea

Six global shipping companies are participating in the effort to reduce speeds through Santa Barbara Channel. Read story.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

A Businessman’s Perspective on Measure P

Solar and wind energy costs are now equal to or less than those of natural gas or coal. Read story.

Sunday, September 7, 2014
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