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Issues & Ideas: SLO County oil production, affordable housing and holiday traditions

On the December 17, 2018 episode of Issues & Ideas: SLO supervisor Adam Hill stops by the KCBX studio to talk about a new affordable housing plan, county residents worry about an oil field near their water supply and a 50-year-old fruit cake tradition.

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Today's show features more from our special reporting project, "Like Oil and Water." The series looks at the Arroyo Grande Oil Field and the factors state and federal regulators use to balance oil industry production with protecting public health. Also, on the housing and affordability front in San Luis Obispo County, county officials recently passed an affordable housing plan for the county. KCBX News talks with  SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill about the work that still needs to be done. These stories, plus a holiday-themed "Playing With Food" about a fruitcake tradition going back back at least 50 years.

Fr. Ian Delinger currently serves as Rector at St Stephen's Episcopal Church in San Luis Obispo. He was born on the Central Coast, and was raised in both rural western Nebraska and on the Central Coast. He studied Chemistry at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. Then, he moved to the Silicon Valley where he was as a project manager in a consulting firm which specializes in environmental, health and safety issues for the semiconductor manufacturing industry and other high technology industries, followed by a couple of stints in corporate events management and marketing.
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