When I find myself fading, I close my eyes and realize my friends are my energy.

Down to the wire for the candidates

by lesliedinaberg on October 23, 2003

“Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then we elected them,” said Comedienne Lily Tomlin. Tomlin certainly wasn’t referring to this year’s crop of Santa Barbara City Council candidates, who were nothing if not sincere about their […]

Board extends comment deadline for county Draft Housing Element

by lesliedinaberg on October 2, 2003

The Hollister Area Neighborhood Association (HANA) scored a minor victory when the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors agreed to extend the deadline for public comment on the Draft Housing Element until Monday, Oct. 27. The deadline extension was at least partially in response to a petition circulated by HANA and signed by 1,300 to […]