Gaviota Coast and Point Conception, looking northwest. Much of the land in the lower half of the photo is on the old Hollister Ranch. Photo via Creative Commons by Doc Searls

In summary

Hollister Ranch legislation: Pro: Jerry Brown has an opportunity to make good on that promise of ensuring equitable access to our public lands for all Californians, especially those who are least able to do so. Con: In an era where public confidence in politics and politicians is eroding, signing Assembly Bill 2534, would be short-sighted and dangerous. No policy outcome is worth undermining our democratic institutions and process of governing.

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