ACLU President Susan Herman thinks Americans might be waking up from more than a decade of surrendering civil liberties for security.
By Joe Donnelly, Mission and State, and Brandon Fastman, The Santa Barbara Independent
Veteran journalist Joshua Molina has joined Mission and State as staff reporter as its Executive Editor Joe Donnelly transitions out. Molina is an award-winning journalist who has worked for the San Jose Mercury News, the Santa Barbara News-Press, The Daily Sound and other publications.
It has been a three-year dry stretch for Santa Barbara County, which received 8.98 inches of rainfall from 2012-13 and 11.64 inches from 2010-11, according to the county’s Flood Control District. Prior to the storm that rolled into town Thursday night and lasted through Sunday afternoon, most areas of the county had around 15 percent of its typical rainfall this water year, which spans September to August. That jumped to 46 percent on Monday.
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