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June 4, 1987 | LARRY B. STAMMER, Times Staff Writer
Exxon and Santa Barbara County officials announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement to clear the way for the largest American offshore oil and gas development outside of Alaska's Beaufort Sea. Known as the Santa Ynez Unit, the $2.5-billion to $3-billion project covers 91,000 acres in federal waters seven to nine miles off Point Conception on the Santa Barbara County coast.
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November 9, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
A state appeals court upheld a civil jury's finding that Leonard Ross started the Painted Cave fire, clearing the way for the county to seek $2.75 million in damages from him. "Now we can move on to making him pay what he owes us, but it's not a quick process," Deputy County Counsel Jake Stoddard said after Thursday's ruling. "We have to identify his assets before we can attempt to seize them."
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January 28, 1988
Gov. George Deukmejian has proclaimed a state of emergency for storm-battered Santa Barbara County and the City of Ventura to allow residents of the area to qualify for state disaster relief. Deukmejian last Thursday made the declaration for Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. He said Southern California has suffered an estimated $49.4 million damage from the storm. The governor also asked President Reagan to make a similar federal declaration for the areas.
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July 18, 1988
Homeless advocates asked Santa Barbara city officials to change their policy on stray pets, because Bubba the dog is facing a possible death sentence if his transient owner cannot pay $350 to free him. Bubba, an 8-year-old German shepherd-Doberman mix, belongs to Larry Sheppard, 41, a homeless man who just spent three months in jail on a drunk driving conviction. "He's kind of my family," Sheppard said of Bubba. "I did mess up and I went to jail.
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November 9, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
A state appeals court upheld a civil jury's finding that Leonard Ross started the Painted Cave fire, clearing the way for the county to seek $2.75 million in damages from him. "Now we can move on to making him pay what he owes us, but it's not a quick process," Deputy County Counsel Jake Stoddard said after Thursday's ruling. "We have to identify his assets before we can attempt to seize them."
NEWS
June 4, 1987 | LARRY B. STAMMER, Times Staff Writer
Exxon and Santa Barbara County officials announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement to clear the way for the largest American offshore oil and gas development outside of Alaska's Beaufort Sea. Known as the Santa Ynez Unit, the $2.5-billion to $3-billion project covers 91,000 acres in federal waters seven to nine miles off Point Conception on the Santa Barbara County coast.
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