Property Owners Throw Wet Blanket on Art Project
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Santa Barbara is famous for its beaches and its real estate prices, and an art project about one got some there panicked about the other.
Activist Bruce Caron proposed to paint blue waves at dozens of intersections to show where the water's edge would be should global warming melt Greenland's ice sheets. He was forced to scrap the project after an outcry by those below the blue line, worried this future flood would drive property values down today.
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