Year in Review 2022

As we gaze back at what 2022 brought with it, the big issues that stick out include homelessness, opioid overdoses, and rural crime—all of which were exacerbated in the wake of the pandemic and are still waiting for solutions from public officials. As we head into 2023, expect those conversations to stay on the agendas at public meetings as well as continuing discussions about the cannabis industry and the future of downtown Santa Maria. You can refresh your memory about these things and more by checking out our year-in-review.