Vol. 24, No. 33
Cuyama Valley residents who use less than 2 acre-feet of groundwater per year face an uncertain future due to a water rights lawsuit filed by corporations that combined use more than 28,000 acre-feet of water per year. Staff Writer Taylor O’Connor speaks to those de minimis users this week for a cover story about small farmers, the challenges they’ve faced in the past and are facing now, and the battle over a groundwater basin they rely on for sustenance .
In addition, you can read about Solvang’s new rules about camping in the city ; Nunsense at SLO Repertory Theatre ; and what Juniper on Fourth has to offer .