Saturday, August 13, 2022     Volume: 23, Issue: 24

Santa Maria Sun / Opinion


Lompoc recently considered another emergency water-use proclamation, but we have no need

When is an “emergency” not really that emergent? Apparently, some of the “experts” in Lompoc can’t figure that one out as they tried to claim an emergency declaration was needed and then explained that none exists—at least in our city. On Tuesday, Aug. 3, the Lompoc City Council held a hearing to determine if a staff proposal to adopt an urgency ordinance to prohibit the use of potable... [ Read More ]

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What do you think about tree thinning as a form of wildfire management?

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