Quotes of the Week

This ordinance is going to be developed by this board and our counsel-not by Greka Energy and its counsel.” - 1st District Supervisor Salud Carbajal, moments before delaying a decision on an oil ordinance.

Civil marriage has nothing to do with religious freedom.” - Santa Barbara City Councilmember Das Williams, speaking at an October 28 rally against Prop. 8, which would amend the California Constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman.

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