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News-Press Layoffs Spark Protest

The Santa Barbara News-Press continued making its own news yesterday, firing three more staff writers, bringing the toll up to six terminated employees in 48 hours.
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Service Remembers Postal Shooting

The Goleta Postal Distribution Center observed several moments of silence and mourning yesterday, as 150 employees, family members and public officials gathered in remembrance of the violent events wh...
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Weather Washes Out Contest

The rain dampened more than just spirits this weekend, causing an accident on U.S. Highway 101 and forcing the UCSB chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws to postpone it...
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Capps Looks to Future for Dems

The Democrats' "first 100 hours" in the House ended Thursday with the passage of their sixth major piece of legislation this year - a bill to repeal $14 billion in oil company subsidies.
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Recent Company Purchase of Local Coastline to Affect Surfing, Wildlife

Nearly 25,000 acres of pristine coastal uplands and a fair share of surf spots were sold last week when a Los Angeles-based corporation purchased the Jalama and Cojo ranches.
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Officials Charge Three With Fabrication of Woman’s Will

Last week, the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Dept. arrested one man and two co-conspirators for allegedly forging the Will of Beverly Graham, who was killed by postal employee Jennifer San Marco in the Gole...
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National Championship Sparks Rally

When the final seconds ticked off the clock at the College Cup game in St. Louis, Gauchos across Isla Vista and Missouri erupted in a spontaneous series of "Ole's," celebrating the men's soccer team's...
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Man Shoots Own Hand, Invents Fake Gunfight

One embarrassed Santa Barbara resident learned the value of honesty - as well as handgun safety locks - this weekend after blaming his accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound on the hand of an imagin...
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Purported Hazing Mishap Leaves SB Student in Hospital

University officials confirmed yesterday that the man who appears to have been involved in a hazing incident that occurred last Thursday is a member of a local fraternity.
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Hospital Treats Local for Suspicious Case of Alcohol Poisoning

One Isla Vista resident had a near death experience last Thursday when he was admitted to the Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital with acute alcohol poisoning as a result of what Isla Vista Foot Patrol Off...
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House Bill Aims to Allow Hunting on Islands

The provision to allow hunting on Santa Rosa Island to continue indefinitely may not go through as planned, as the U.S. Senate passed a counter-amendment on Tuesday.
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Don’t Drink the Water

As part of a whirlwind tour of Southern California and Las Vegas, Dave Matthews - minus his titular band and plus guitarist extraordinaire Tim Reynolds - stopped by the Santa Barbara Bowl this weekend...
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Water District Race Boils Over

One race this election season will have far-reaching effects on the costs of showers, car washes and water fights in Isla Vista.
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Capps, Tognazzini Heat Up Congressional Race

The race for California's 23rd Congressional District is not as heated as in years past, but two candidates are still vying for the ribbon-shaped district's votes. Republican Victor Tognazzini, a farm...
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Measure Seeks Tax Increase for Transportation

Voters will have to deal with their commitment issues this November and decide whether or not they should continue to support the 17-year-old Measure D - along with its new baggage. The proposal would...
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