Thursday, May 19, 2022     Volume: 23, Issue: 12
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Santa Maria Sun / Opinion

Commentary

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 ]










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