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Question: Carpinteria has a long-held reputation for being a charming beach community, however, as the population rises and housing prices increase, the City faces profound questions regarding commercial and residential development. First, what is your position on the development of more res…

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WEEK 3 QUESTION: Question: The City of Carpinteria must constantly tackle financial needs for public services such as the Sheriff’s Dept., City employee pension plans and the Carpinteria Library.* What specific measures do you think the City needs to take to secure economic stability and sus…

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Week 2 Question: Over the next two years, City Council will face a range of environmental issues. What is your stance on fracking in the Carpinteria Valley? What actions do you think the City should take to adapt to sea level rise?

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Water is always a hot topic in Carpinteria, and it has grown even hotter as drought years pile up and each predicted El Niño disappoints. This year voters will choose two directors for the Carpinteria Valley Water District. Three candidates, including incumbent Polly Holcombe, vie for two se…

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If the City of Carpinteria were a body, its hardworking departments would be the hands while the City Council would be the decision-making brain. In this year’s election, Carpinterians will vote-in two councilmembers from among the three candidates competing for the seats. Wade Nomura and Fr…

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Decisions that affect kids provoke high passion and strong opinions. As a result, school board members can be lauded as champions or criticized as villains. This year’s three candidates for school board are fresh faces to the challenges now facing the CUSD. Incumbents Terry Hickey Banks, a b…

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If the City of Carpinteria were a body, its hardworking departments would be the hands while the City Council would be the decision-making brain. In this year’s election, Carpinterians will vote in two councilmembers from among the three candidates competing for the seats. Wade Nomura and Fr…

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Decisions that affect kids provoke high passion and strong opinions. As a result, school board members can be lauded as champions or criticized as villains. This year’s three candidates for school board are fresh faces to the challenges now facing the CUSD. Incumbents Terry Hickey Banks, a b…

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Water is always a hot topic in Carpinteria, and it has grown even hotter as drought years pile up and each predicted El Niño disappoints. This year voters will choose two directors for the Carpinteria Valley Water District. Three candidates, including incumbent Polly Holcombe, vie for two se…

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If the City of Carpinteria were a body, its hardworking departments would be the hands while the City Council would be the decision-making brain. In this year’s election, Carpinterians will vote in two councilmembers from among the three candidates competing for the seats. Wade Nomura and Fr…

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Decisions that affect kids provoke high passion and strong opinions. As a result, school board members can be lauded as champions or criticized as villains. This year’s three candidates for school board are fresh faces to the challenges now facing the CUSD. Incumbents Terry Hickey Banks, a b…

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Water is always a hot topic in Carpinteria, and it has grown even hotter as drought years   pile up and each predicted El Niño disappoints. This year voters will choose two directors for the Carpinteria Valley Water District. Three candidates, including incumbent Polly Holcombe, vie for two …

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If the City of Carpinteria were a body, its hardworking departments would be the hands and the City Council would be the decision-making brain. In this year’s election, Carpinterians will vote in two councilmembers from among the three candidates competing for the seats. Wade Nomura and Fred…

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Water is always a hot topic in Carpinteria, and it’s grown even hotter as drought years pile up and each predicted El Niño disappoints. This year voters will choose two directors for the Carpinteria Valley Water District. Three candidates, including incumbent Polly Holcombe, vie for two seat…

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Decisions that affect kids provoke high passion and strong opinions. As a result, school board members can be lauded as champions or criticized as villains. This year’s three candidates for school board are fresh faces to the challenges now facing the CUSD. Incumbents Terry Hickey Banks, a b…

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