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Educational Program Draws Mixed Reactions

Ahmed Mousa grew up hearing about Palestine every day. The soft-spoken second-year religious studies major is a half-Palestinian Muslim who, until recently, had never set foot in his father’s home c...
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Police Blotter

Following a somewhat high-speed chase through the streets of Isla Vista, I.V. Foot Patrol officers apprehended a suspect — dressed, painted and hair-sprayed entirely green — on suspicion of public...
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Students Seek Peaceful Solutions

Oren Ofer and Timna Medovoy both carry dual citizenship to the United States and Israel. Rojon Atapour is a first-generation Iranian American; Ahmed Mousa is a half-Palestinian Muslim. All five are al...
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Firemen Raise Funds With Flair

Montecito Fire Protection District employees are flaunting their facial hair during the second annual “Movember” charity contest to raise funds and educate the public about prostate cancer and oth...
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Campus Group Puts a Spin on Studying Abroad

“Our goal is to go on the trip and learn and meet people with different perspectives and open our own eyes,” graduate advisor for the Olive Tree Initiative, Mike Schwartz, said. “But we also can...
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Police Blotter

While trick-or-ticketing the fertile hunting grounds of Del Playa Drive this weekend, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s deputies stumbled upon an 18-year-old man in possession of a criminal quantity of Hallow...
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Police Defend Use of Force in DUI Arrest

Santa Barbara Police Chief Cam Sanchez announced yesterday that no further investigation will be conducted regarding allegations of excessive force by three officers in a contentious arrest last week....
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Contentious DUI Arrest Reviews Police Methods

The Santa Barbara Police Department is reviewing the case of a suspect who was detained on suspicion of driving under the influence, after several witnesses claimed the arresting officers used excessi...
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Police Blotter

During a nightly stroll through Camino Pescadero Park on the 6500 Block of Del Playa Drive at around 11 p.m. on Friday, deputies happened upon a young female giving a golden shower to the grass — an...
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Get the Skinny on Fat Mo’s

If you are looking to go big and burg hard this fall, look no further than Fat Mo’s Burgers and Car Wash. Granted, the Car Wash part only comes in a few times a year to raise money for charity, but ...
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Wall Street Demonstrations Inspire Local Rally

Santa Barbara community members “Occupied” De la Guerra Plaza Monday afternoon as part of the “Occupy Wall Street” protests against corporate greed. The rally is one of many grassroots movemen...
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I.V. Community Enjoys Street Fair

UCSB’s Associated Students hosted an afternoon of food and festivities on Saturday during its third annual Pardall Carnival. Several A.S. groups including the I.V. Community Relations Committee and ...
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Capps Speaks About Pending Federal Statute

Congresswoman Lois Capps hosted a press conference Tuesday at Adams Elementary School in Santa Barbara to advocate for the American Jobs Act that would increase employment opportunities and educationa...
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Inmates Transfer to County Jail to Reduce Crowding

The Santa Barbara County Jail system will begin accommodating several hundred former prison inmates once State Assembly Bill 109 takes effect on Oct. 1 in an effort to reduce overcrowding in state pri...
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Book Sale Raises Funding for Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood kicked off their 37th annual used book sale on Thursday at the Earl Warren Showgrounds in an effort to help fund the organization’s locations within the tri-county area. The volun...
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