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Local governments must use powers to stop abuse of water resources

Our city and county governments located in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties are ignoring the water elephant in the dining room. While they are imposing restrictions on residential water usage, they are leaving untouched the groundwater (aquifer) overdrafting and permitting the conversion of nonirrigated lands into high-intensity water usage crop producers with no restrictions.

Letters to the Editor

Adam Hill deserves a D grade for civility

Adam Hill is a shame to his party in so many ways, yet The Tribune’s endorsement (“Adam Hill deserves another term in SLO County’s District 3,” April 24) minimizes glaring concerns over his bully behavior and affiliations and instead praises the several accomplishments he has, none of which are impressive.