Tag Archives: Santa Ynez Mountains

Hiking Is Not A Crime; Hiker’s PreCheck Forest Entry Pass

Why is the Forest Service treating us like this? The Transportation Safety Administration treats people differently when conducting security screenings. Thousands of lives are on the line. Not just on planes. In buildings all across the country. Not throughout any … Continue reading

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Hiking Is Not A Crime; Bull Moose and Titmouse

“As a result of his 1903 visit to California, Roosevelt was to create the Santa Barbara National Forest out of the Pine Mountain and Zaca Lake Forest Reserves. This was the land that McKinley had set aside on March 2, … Continue reading

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Hiking is Not A Crime, Let Forest Be Thy Medicine

Ranger: Howdy, sir. Sorry, the forest is closed.Hiker: Why?Ranger: Well, there’s been some slides and wash outs and rockfalls and trees fallen over and we heard tell of a big rut. Hiker: Oh. So you mean it’s a forest. You’ve closed … Continue reading

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Hiking Is Not A Crime

Santa Barbara Women’s March Expands Beyond Abortion Hundreds join 7th annual rally marking what would have been 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade ruling, but speakers emphasize issues are ‘bigger than Roe’ —Noozhawk They gathered and marched in Santa Barbara … Continue reading

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Foreclosure

They outlawed walking in the forest. They said it was too dangerous. They told me it was “critical” that I didn’t walk in the woods for my “own safety” and that of others. They said the conditions in other places … Continue reading

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