Tuesday, May 26, 2015     Volume: 16, Issue: 11
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Should Plains All American Pipeline face penalties following the Santa Barbara oil spill?

Government should follow current penalty procedure.
Damages should be payed to SB County residents.
They should pay for all coastal cleanup.
They don't deserve extra penalties.

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Should Central Coast produce pickers receive better wages and working conditions?


Nick Presher

Nick Presher

Central Coast resident

“Definitely yes to both. I believe companies can afford to pay their workers more.”

Robert Hill

Robert Hill

Allan Hancock student

“Technically yes and no. Publicly funded social assistance programs are better because if you give them more money, they’ll work less.”

Lisa Lansing

Lisa Lansing

Allan Hancock student

“I would say yes. I think there should be a minimum wage for them.”

Rachele Adkins

Rachele Adkins

student

“Yes, because they have a right to make it in the community like everybody else.”