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Das Williams Joins Board to Protect Coast

Assemblyman Das Williams accepted a position on the California State Coastal Conservancy Board earlier this week.
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SB Gas Tops Off as Nation’s Priciest

Santa Barbara County had the highest gas prices in the nation yesterday, according to online gas price monitor www.gasbuddy.com.
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Endowment Provides Funding to UCSB Music Department

UCSB’s Music Dept. received a $550,000 bequest to sponsor an ethnomusicology fellowship and fund a Scandinavian music scholarship.
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UC Affiliates Flee an Unstable Egypt

A group of 19 University of California students, five of whom attend UCSB, were evacuated from their study abroad programs in Egypt yesterday following the State Dept.’s release of a travel advisory...
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Missing Fishermen Turn Up Safe

The U.S. Coast Guard recovered a lost sailboat and two sailors from the Channel Islands yesterday morning after getting a little help from the seamen themselves.
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‘Geezer’ Robs Goleta BofA

An elderly man who robbed the Goleta Bank of America at gunpoint on Friday night is believed responsible for 12 other bank robberies in California since 2009.
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MTD To Regulate Resources

The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District and Teamster Union Local 186 are meeting today to discuss changes in union healthcare benefits.
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U.S. Funds Repairs in California

The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing federal aid to local governments in California to hasten recovery in areas afflicted by severe winter weather.
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Plans to Fix Damages on UCSB Coastal Trail

Construction began on UCSB’s West Campus bluff trail this week to counteract the effects of years of erosion and faulty drainage.
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Campus Renovation Continues

Construction crews made vast progress on infrastructural renewals over winter break and expect to move their work area northward from the Arbor toward Ellison Hall within a month.
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Landmark To Be Repaired After 70 Years of Ruin

Construction is underway once again on the Knapp’s Castle property after county officials halted all progress earlier this month, claiming the project violated zoning requirements.
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Regents Board Alters Reviews for Applicants

The University of California Board of Regents unanimously voted to amend the UC application process during yesterday’s meeting.
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Cops Charge Injured Shooter

After having shot two deputies and two civilians with a C02-powered pellet gun next to the Camino Real Marketplace on Saturday, Charles Peart Quinn is now facing several felony charges.
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Local Shooting Forces Critical Police Reaction

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Dept. deputies shot a homeless man next to the Camino Real Marketplace on Saturday after he opened fire on several people with a pellet gun.
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City To Plan Policy

The Goleta City Council will consider the possibility of purchasing the nearby Glen Annie Golf Club and discuss a city-wide ban on single-use plastic carryout bags at today’s weekly meeting.
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