Noozhawk: Santa Ynez Valley Ranch Promises Lawsuit If County Allows Fee-to-Trust for Chumash Property

By Gina Potthoff, Noozhawk Staff Writer | @ginapotthoff | Published on 02.16.2016 6:46 p.m. Santa Barbara County’s legal counsel doesn’t have a response for a local attorney’s implied intent to file a lawsuit if officials allow the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to annex land without going through certain planning channels. Well-known Santa Barbara attorney Barry […]

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Southern California Beach Colony Rejoices Over Land Deal

After three years of litigation, arbitration and mediation, a settlement has been reached between homeowners in the oceanfront community of Seacliff Beach Colony in Ventura County, Calif., and the land company that owned the property on which their homes were built. The agreement enables homeowners to purchase the property from the land company,Seacliff Land LLC, for a confidential purchase price.

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