June 27, 2022
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Voters to decide Ventura County growth

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Ventura County voters have the power to control growth, for now, and a pivotal ballot measure will determine if they keep it. It will likely be up to the voters to decide how much their county can grow over the next three decades. If proponents of the Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources initiatives collect…

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1 Comment

  1. Mark Burley says:

    Mr Kacik has failed to do some basic research before publishing this article. HIs contention that high housing prices in Ventura County are the result of restricted growth and urban boundaries created by SOAR is fallacious. One only needs to look to Orange County which is completely built out (and has destroyed its agriculture) to realize that uncontrolled urban sprawl does not lead to lower housing prices. The median house price is $100,000 more in Orange County than it is in Ventura County.