Thursday, May 19, 2022     Volume: 23, Issue: 12

Santa Maria Sun / News

Cover Story

PRIDE 2022

Our annual Pride issue is coming a little early this year, but is it ever really too early to celebrate the activism and visibility of the LGBTQ-plus community? We talk to the Pacific Pride Foundation about the upcoming summer of in-person events, why it’s important to remember the activist roots of Pride, and the current legislative threats facing the LGBTQ-plus community, and we speak with a trans woman who found the solace and space she needed during the pandemic to become the person she is today. 2022 anti-LGBTQ-... [ Read Article ]


Santa Maria Sun / Opinion


South County exploitation of North County resources has been going on for more than 100 years

This is the story of how early Santa Barbara’s moneyed ranchers forced their will upon the more rural ranchers and farmers who lived and ranched in the Santa Ynez River watershed. It has long been acknowledged that politics and political advantage can be used to accommodate the powerful near the seat of government; the trend continues today. In the early 1900s, the leaders of Santa Barbara were faced with a problem... [ Read More ]

Weekly Poll
What type of vegetable would you grow in a free community garden?

Brussels sprouts, they are the best.
Broccoli because it can go with any meal.
Tomatoes, although I think those are technically a fruit.
French fries!

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