Santa Barbara County 2nd District Supervisor Janet Wolf and her challenger, Goleta City Councilman Roger Aceves, met at Bacara Resort and Spa on Wednesday for a public forum hosted by the Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of the Santa Barbara Region.
I research the county budget every year because I believe the temptation of the Board of Supervisors is to just rubber-stamp the business-as-usual status quo approach as they take but a casual glance at more than $800 million in expenditures. I always ask the question: What are we accomplishing, ... MoreĽ
Thank you for the informative series by Peter Lance re: the death of Mallory Dies following the DUI hit-and-run by Raymond Morua, former district representative for Rep. Lois Capps.
I am profoundly disappointed with our Congresswoman, Mrs. Capps. ... MoreĽ
Many first-time buyers with good jobs and the incomes they believe are sufficient to swing mortgage payments are finding it tough to get the buy-in from lenders to purchase entry-level homes.
A bake sale? That idea has gone stale. Car wash? That scheme's all washed up.
Some forward-thinking moms have instead dug into Santa Barbara High School's rich baseball past in hopes of turning up a better future for the gem that is Eddie Mathews Field.
Well-known locally as a food writer, teacher and passionate cook, Pascale Beale was asked once what she would like to have if she were stuck on a desert island and could have only one thing to eat.
Her immediate response?
"A warm goat cheese salad. I adore goat cheese. ... MoreĽ