Tag Archive for Santa Barbara

California Needs High Speed Rail

Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talk about high speed rail expansion while traveling from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, PA on an Amtrak Acela train, February 7, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

It’s a holiday weekend and the highways will be jammed and the airports full.  Enjoy that middle seat in coach.  After experiencing the joy of traveling via high speed rail in Europe last week, I’d just like to know why its taking so long in California. We’re warned about long lines and spotty service of…

Beth Krom’s Son Noah Passes Away

“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of our son Noah in Santa Barbara on Friday night.  He was a senior at UC Santa Barbara.  We appreciate the kind thoughts, prayers and messages we have received from our friends, the community, and our colleagues, as well as messages from those…