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Evicted Tenants Rally, Protest

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors publicly announced yesterday that it will not be able to help the Cedarwood Apartments tenants in their campaign against being evicted.
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Measure P Fires Up City Officials

With an initiative on the ballot to make pot possession a "lowest-priority" crime in Santa Barbara, the city's weed smokers will have to clear their foggy memories and remember to vote in November's u...
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SB Schools Suffer Vandalism

With more than four incidents reported in the past few weeks, Isla Vista Elementary School has become one of many victims of an increase in gang-related tagging in the local community.
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Walkers To Raise Feet, Funds for HIV/AIDS

It's not too late to join the crowd and sign up for the 16th Annual Heart & Sole AIDS walk, scheduled for this Saturday morning.
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Union Upsets SB Newspaper Execs

Upper management at the Santa Barbara News-Press has filed an official objection with the National Labor Relations Board over the recent decision by the editorial staff to unionize, claiming the elect...
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House Passes Santa Rosa Island Hunting Provision

After more than 18 months of debate, a provision allowing trophy hunting on Santa Rosa Island to continue indefinitely passed in the U.S. House of Representatives last Friday.
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IVFP Arrests Suspects for Assaults

The Isla Vista Foot Patrol cited or arrested more than 100 people this weekend for various violations, and responded to two cases of assault, one of which landed a man in the hospital.
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Property Owner Attempts to Recover Local Rentals

After refusing to leave their long-held homes last week, the remaining Cedarwood Apartment tenants received unlawful detainer notices this Wednesday, calling for them to appear in court.
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IVFP, Bomb Squad Investigate Box

A bomb scare in front of the I.V. Foot Patrol office last Sunday shook up business as usual on Pardall Road, and could be tied to another investigation by the UC Police After observing a suspicious me...
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Isla Vista Eats New Restaurants Up

Between the newest place to eat a teriyaki bowl, the newest place to chow down on a burrito and the newest place to smoke some apple-mint hookah, Isla Vista's menu didn't expand this summer, but it ce...
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SB County Ordinance To Prevent Furniture Fires

Outdoor couches will soon be as scarce as keg parties have become in recent years, as the county cracks down on Isla Vista residents who have "indoor furniture" in their front yard.
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Residents Share Thoughts on I.V. Master Plan Options

Approximately 30 long-term Isla Vista residents and a handful of students met in the Linda Vista room of Francisco Torres Residence Hall yesterday to discuss the recently released I.V. Master Plan's D...
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CHP To Check Seatbelts, Drivers

The California Highway Patrol is upping enforcement of traffic laws and increasing the number of officers on duty to thwart drunk driving and speeding this Memorial Day weekend.
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Republicans Join Capps to Oppose Hunting Bill

The Santa Barbara County Republican Party reached across the aisle last week, joining local Democratic Congresswoman Lois Capps in opposing a measure that they fear could make Santa Rosa Island an exc...
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Three Vie To Fill Vacant D.A. Spot

With no incumbent for the first time in almost 25 years, the position of district attorney is under close contention by two UCSB alumni and a current assistant district attorney. District Attorney Tho...
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