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Terminal to be Named After John T. Rickard


The Santa Barbara Airport’s new terminal will be named after former mayor and judge John T. Rickard, the City Council decreed Tuesday with a 5-2 vote. Councilmembers Dale Francisco and Frank Hotchkiss cast the dissenting votes. The terminal was completed last summer and the choosing of its name had been a public and contentious process with a number of submissions made by community members. Rickard served as city attorney and mayor in the 1950s and as judge for 14 years beginning in the 1960s.

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