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SB Teachers To Possibly Receive Raise After Last Week’s Meeting

After months of negotiation between the Santa Barbara Teacher's Association and the school board over a possible salary increase, a tentative settlement was reached last Thursday.
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Truck Driver Gets Penalty for Fatal Bicycle Collision

Thirteen months after UCSB triathlete Kendra Payne was struck and killed by a truck while riding her bicycle, driver Marcos Almaguer has been sentenced on charges of trespass by a motor vehicle.
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Coastal Cycling Tour Races Into SB

Local enthusiasts of tandem transportation will soon be able to watch professional bike riding at its best, as cyclists from the Amgen Tour of California are set to race through two Santa Barbara Coun...
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Local Teachers Protest Small Wage Increase

Santa Barbara teachers marched and chanted up and down State Street last night, protesting the School Board's refusal to increase salaries to what they claim are more reasonable levels.
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Green Campus Program Gives Out Light Bulbs

It took Isla Vista residents less than seven days to bring light to their worlds this Saturday - and no rest was required the next day because of it.
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Preservation Fund Grants $5000 to Improve Recycling

Despite the massive mounds of beer cans collected after every weekend, Isla Vista has one of the lowest recycling rates in the state - something local organizations are trying to change.
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Conquest Denies Ownership of Coronado

Conquest Student Housing released its first public statement concerning the Cedarwood Apartments controversy on Monday, five months after tenants were evicted from the complex.
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New Station To Traffic Cleaner Fuel

Musician Jack Johnson, local government officials and environmentalists attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at USA Gas Station this past Friday to mark the opening of Santa Barbara's first biodiesel fi...
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Company Conserves Land Through Donation

After almost a decade of controversy, local government officials joined Bermant Development Company yesterday in dedicating approximately 200 acres of open space to be permanently preserved in the San...
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IVFP Awaits Approval for New Office

Within the next few weeks, the I.V. Foot Patrol may get the green light on its plans to build a new and larger station just a couple of blocks away from its current location.
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Environment Study Shows Pros, Cons of I.V. Master Plan

The Isla Vista Master Plan moved one step closer to implementation with the recent release of the Environmental Impact Report - a document outlining potentially positive and negative effects of the pl...
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Volleyball Pros Face Off at AVP Stop in SB

UCSB students will have the opportunity to watch - and even try their skills against - world-class volleyball players this weekend as the Association of Volleyball Professionals hosts the Santa Barbar...
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Pacifist Organization Honors Mothers, Protests War in Iraq

Over 500 people attended a unique Mother's Day celebration, featuring music and antiwar activism instead of cards and flowers, yesterday at Arlington West Cemetery. MotherHearts, a local organization ...
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Activists Make Strides With March

Thousands of local residents marched through downtown Santa Barbara yesterday to support the rights of immigrant laborers as part of the National Day of Action for Immigrant Rights. Protesters met at ...
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Benefit Concert To Aid Postal Victims’ Families

Three Santa Barbara County organizations are hosting a benefit concert on Saturday for the families of the seven people killed in a shooting at the Goleta Postal Processing Center in January.
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