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January 2, 1999 | Special to The Times
A grass-roots effort to save the oceanfront Carpinteria Bluffs from development succeeded when escrow closed this week on the 52-acre, $3.95-million property. The Land Trust of Santa Barbara County closed escrow on the property and will soon turn it over to Carpinteria for a park. Carpinteria had a Dec. 31 deadline to buy the property from former owner Shea/Vickers Development LLC. Campaign leaders said they were delighted. "The contributions have been coming in so fast.
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January 2, 1999 | Special to The Times
A grass-roots effort to save the oceanfront Carpinteria Bluffs from development succeeded when escrow closed this week on the 52-acre, $3.95-million property. The Land Trust of Santa Barbara County closed escrow on the property and will soon turn it over to Carpinteria for a park. Carpinteria had a Dec. 31 deadline to buy the property from former owner Shea/Vickers Development LLC. Campaign leaders said they were delighted. "The contributions have been coming in so fast.
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March 27, 1994 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was a lot of work, but Chet Dotter has fond memories of the spring of 1992 when he and Michael Huffington drove throughout the rolling green hills of California's Central Coast and talked politics with local ranchers. Huffington, a Republican and former Texas oilman, was the citizen candidate with fresh ideas that Dotter thought was desperately needed in Congress.
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March 27, 1994 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was a lot of work, but Chet Dotter has fond memories of the spring of 1992 when he and Michael Huffington drove throughout the rolling green hills of California's Central Coast and talked politics with local ranchers. Huffington, a Republican and former Texas oilman, was the citizen candidate with fresh ideas that Dotter thought was desperately needed in Congress.
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January 18, 2003 | William Overend, Times Staff Writer
Undaunted by political defeats dating back a quarter century, leaders of a movement to split the rural northern half of Santa Barbara County from the urbane south have launched a new petition drive to place the issue on a countywide ballot. Notice was given to county officials this week that a group of northern separatists known as the Citizens for County Organization wants to collect about 20,000 signatures necessary for a feasibility study of whether such a division could work.
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