Vote Wisely

Two out of three voters in 2014 votedno on Measure P to not shut down the oil industry in Santa Barbara County. That result came through loud and clear. Now we have several candidates running for political office who do not support the people they represent and what was voted for. Citizens of Santa Barbara County, you need to ask yourself if you want these candidates to represent you.

Today we are producing oil in Santa Barbara County with the most stringent standards in the nation, if not the world. We are producing more oil with less damage to our environment than ever.

Let’s vote for the candidates who will work with the oil industry so we can save good paying jobs, have clean fuel, plus the 6,000-plus products made from petroleum that we use and need every day.

North County supports Jennifer Christensen, Bruce Porter, Peter Adam for supervisors, Katcho Achadjian for 24th District U.S. Representative, Duf Sundheim for U.S. Senate.

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

City Loses Trip-and-Fall Verdict

The injured woman wins $105,000.

Phone Scams Spike Countywide

Callers are claiming to be IRS and Homeland Security agents.

Longtime Fiesta Soldados Given the Boot 

Ousted Marc Martinez said Old Spanish Days has become "less inclusive."

Los Padres Forest Officials Ban Unpermitted Campfires

Wildfire conditions prompt caution.

County Out $2M Annually on Recycled Paper

A changing world market is to blame.