R.I.P. Gunbarrel? (April 1 edition)
April 1, 2018
Has Gunbarrel seen its day? These words are reverberating throughout the area, as the forces of change swirled around the historic region.
“Violence, we see violence everywhere,” said one community member, who wished to be anonymous. “The name is horrible. I’m embarrassed. Why should I be reminded of it every time I tell my doctor to call in my prescriptions to the pharmacy in Gunbarrel.”
Maizey Camarillo, a recent California transplant who has a long career in urban planning said, “I could hardly believe my ears when he said the name. What planner in his right mind would name...