The Indivisible Santa Barbara Mayor’s Questionnaire

The Santa Barbara Mayoral Election is one of the most hotly contested in recent memory. It comes when the stability of our federal government seems to threaten our local way of life. It has been said that “All politics are local.”

In that spirit, Indivisible Santa Barbara asked the five mayoral candidates – Cathy Murillo, Bendy White, Frank Hotchkiss, Angel Martinez and Hal Conklin – to respond to the following questions.

We hope to hear from the candidates! We will bring you their answers as they respond.

Be sure to mail in your ballot! Continue reading “The Indivisible Santa Barbara Mayor’s Questionnaire”

Climate Change Despair?  No – Take Action!

By DLW, ISB Staff Writer

On June 1, when President Trump announced his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, it was hard not to be overcome by feelings of despair. Given the compelling scientific evidence about the existence of human-caused climate change, and knowing the horrific future toll if emissions of greenhouse gases are not reduced, it seemed inconceivable that the U.S. would recklessly turn its back on the world and future generations.  Continue reading “Climate Change Despair?  No – Take Action!”