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September 14, 1994 | Special to The Times
Federal and local authorities have seized more than $51 million worth of Colombian marijuana and arrested seven suspects after they transferred 3 1/2 tons of the drug from a sailboat to a Santa Barbara County beach, officials said Tuesday. Bruce H.
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November 28, 2011 | By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times
For the family that once owned Santa Rosa Island, it was part Zane Grey, part "Robinson Crusoe. " Generations of Vail cousins would arrive from the mainland and take refuge for months at a time. They would explore places with pirate-map names: Skull Gulch, Abalone Rocks, China Camp. They were city kids, but they rode with the island's cowboys and knew the island lore — stories about ghosts, about shipwrecks, about a mythical temptress named Rita who supposedly awaited new cowboys.
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September 14, 1994 | GREG RIPPEE
Federal and local authorities have seized more than $51 million worth of Colombian marijuana and arrested seven suspects, including two Ventura County men, after they transferred 3 1/2 tons of the drug from a sailboat to a Santa Barbara County beach, authorities said Tuesday. It was the largest amount of marijuana seized from a ship in Southern California in more than a decade, said Special Agent Ralph Lochridge of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Bruce H.
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March 10, 1993 | KATHLEEN SHARP, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Four months after an election to decide political control over growth along the Santa Barbara coast, people here still do not know who won the pivotal 3rd District seat on the county Board of Supervisors. Rancher Willy Chamberlin was sworn into office in January, believing he had narrowly won the race by defeating Bill Wallace, the chairman of the Board of Supervisors.
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March 10, 1993 | KATHLEEN SHARP, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Four months after an election to decide political control over growth along the Santa Barbara coast, people here still do not know who won the pivotal 3rd District seat on the county Board of Supervisors. Rancher Willy Chamberlin was sworn into office in January, believing he had narrowly won the race by defeating Bill Wallace, the chairman of the Board of Supervisors.
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November 6, 1985 | EDWARD J. BOYER, Times Staff Writer
A San Diego initiative that would cancel a 5,100-acre development was approved in balloting Tuesday, but a Santa Barbara measure severely restricting onshore oil development lost as voters in scores of California communities went to the polls to decide races, including municipal offices and school boards. In San Francisco, voters soundly defeated another environmental measure that would have banned all high-rise development for three years, with 59% of the voters opposing it.
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November 7, 1985 | EDWARD J. BOYER, Times Staff Writer
An initiative aimed at stopping the "Los Angelization" of San Diego was approved by a wide margin in elections Tuesday, while a proposal to ban all high-rise development in San Francisco was defeated. And the most expensive election in Santa Barbara County history resulted in defeat for an environmental proposal that would have severely restricted onshore satellite oil facilities.
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