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UC Briefs: May 19, 2004

UC San Francisco, May 19 - Researchers have synthesized and then discovered in animals what appears to be a previously unknown neurotransmitter.
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Locals ‘Take Back the Night’ With Rally, March

The annual Take Back the Night rally drew over 200 people to Anisq' Oyo' Park on Thursday night, with members of Students Stopping Rape, Men Against Rape and Take Back the Night speaking out against s...
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Residents Speak Up to Protect Mesa

The Goleta City Council and Planning Agency heard public comment last night on the draft environmental impact review (EIR) for the preservation of Ellwood Mesa.
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Parade of Shoes Starts Month of Rape Awareness

Pink Rollerblades stood heel to toe with puppy slippers and timberland boots - 351 pairs of shoes forming a pathway and each pair representing a victim of sexual assault.
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Groups Mount Annual Fight Against Rape

Various groups are using everything from shoes to bright blue T-shirts to get the public's attention this week and kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
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UC Briefs: March 5, 2004

A team of astronomers working with UCSC's Center for Adaptive Optics has obtained sharp, twinkle-free images of the faint, dusty disks of distant massive stars using a recently mounted laser guide sta...
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Health Dept. Monitors Shelters

The recent outbreak of pneumococcal infections in Santa Barbara County homeless shelters is under control thanks to efforts from the county Health Dept.
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I.V. Hosts Candidates’ Debate

The candidates for 3rd District supervisor came to Isla Vista for the first time last night to discuss their policies on student issues. The Associated Students Committee on Public Safety hosted the d...
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Marshall Offers Advice for Her Replacement

Current 3rd District Supervisor Gail Marshall will retire from her office at the end of this year, but she is still working hard to address the needs of her constituents.
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Supervisor Race Heats Up in Buellton

The candidates for 3rd District supervisor met for another debate at Andersen's Pea Soup restaurant in Buellton. Approximately 250 people crowded into the restaurant building for the debate between Jo...
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SB Candidates Debate Local Issues

North County residents crowded into St. Mark's Episcopalian Church in Los Olivos on Friday night for a debate between the candidates for 3rd District supervisor.
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3rd District Hopefuls Debate

The candidates for 3rd District supervisor sparred last night at a forum sponsored by the Santa Ynez Valley Bar Association at Andersen's Pea Soup Restaurant in Buellton.
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Candidates Fire Up for 3rd District Debate

The candidates for 3rd District Supervisor will be debating the issues tonight at Andersen's Pea Soup restaurant in Buellton. The public forum is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
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Retrofits Aid Shake, Rattle, Roll Safety

For Santa Barbara County, earthquake preparedness is just one part of routine maintenance. The most common structural maintenance for an "at risk" building is a retrofit. Retrofitting entails modifyin...
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Firestone Chats It Up With I.V. Residents

Monday night, 3rd District supervisor candidate and longtime Santa Barbara county resident Brooks Firestone sallied forth into the wilds of Isla Vista to visit his prospective constituents in their na...
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