Do conflicts of interest exist at water district?



The Santa Monica Mountains are an unnatural place for wine vineyards because the water required for grape growing must come from Lake Shasta and Lake Oroville in Northern California, which is more than 500 miles away, via the California Aqueduct.
Normally, water-use intensive commercial vineyards are located either close to a river or have access to good quality ground water. But here in the Santa Monica Mountains, we have property owners who have torn down and denuded natural vegetation and cr...

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