SB County Seeks To Improve Disaster Preparedness

In the wake of the Jan. 9 mudslide that devastated Monetico neighborhoods, Santa Barbara County has unveiled new disaster preparedness policies to improve communication between the county and citizens...
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Looking Back: The Thomas Fire’s Impact on Santa Barbara Air Quality

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the APCD issued an Air Quality Warning on Dec. 5 and the impacts from the Thomas Fire continue to affect the community.
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UCSB Seniors Gift Annual Donation to Sexual Assault Survivor Fund

UC Santa Barbara seniors will donate their senior gift to the Sexual Assault Survivor Fund, which will be handled by UCSB’s Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education Center (C.A.R.E.).
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Edible Campus Program To Double Produce Output with New Farm

The Edible Campus Program hopes to break ground on a student farm by the end of the year, which would double the amount of produce grown by the program.
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Stricter Dog Leash Regulation May Come to Some I.V. Parks

The Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District will hold a meeting next month to discuss an ordinance that could require certain dogs to wear leashes in many I.V. parks.
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Cute, Not Cuddly: Isla Vista Raccoon Numbers May Be in Decline

The furry masked bandits that prowl Isla Vista are known to steal the vulnerable hearts of Isla Vistans, but they leave in their wake something far less lovely: assorted parasites and diseases.
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