Bucolic Route 1

With all this endless kerfuffle and obstinacy, they should reroute the 101 freeway inland near Ojai to over the pass near Jameson Reservoir and down to Lake Cachuma and Los Olivos. Then the present highway could return to State Route 1, and Montecito to the bucolic state it used to be.

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