The story of one community's crusade to save the delicate balance of nature on California's pacific coastline from exploitation by big business.
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Dabney confronted the mayor with his ace-in-the-hole: "We're aware that you own a great deal of land in the path of the proposed freeway."
"So what, the mayor boomed defensively. "I've made no deals with the state concerning construction of the Serra Freeway."
What appears to be a simple political conflict becomes an all-out battle for survival against corporate forces that extend beyond the village and California.