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City crews are installing the last of 195 new, bigger street signs to help older drivers and tourists better navigate Santa Barbara's streets. Transportation engineer Derrick Bailey said the city was already planning to replace faded signs and add new ones, so it took the opportunity to rethink some design choices. Comment?
In a new book, A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions , Castillo says that archives prove that the missions were places of deliberate cruelty and death. Beginning in 1769, the Indians were enticed from their lands into missions where they and their descendants were imprisoned for 60 years of forced labor and beatings, according to Castillo, a former reporter for San Jose Mercury News and the Associated Press, holder of two degrees from San Jose State University, and a three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee. Comment?
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