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Retail Company Considers Potential Goleta Location

The City of Goleta is in deliberations with the Target Corporation regarding plans to open a prospective new store in the region. The American retail company approached the city’s staff in mid-March...
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Organizations Unite to Clean County Beaches

Volunteers will head to the Santa Barbara coastline this Saturday to obliterate litter from 28 of the county’s beaches, creeks and other environmentally sensitive sites during the 27th annual Califo...
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County to Actively Enforce Social Host Ordinance

As many incoming Gauchos may not know, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors passed the countywide Social Host Liability Ordinance on July 15, 2010, making it illegal for landlords or tenants ...
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Old Spanish Days Fiesta Comes to SB

The “Fiesta” festival in Santa Barbara is kicking off its 87th annual Old Spanish Days celebration today in downtown Santa Barbara to commemorate the community’s cultural heritage.
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UCSB Grads Bring in Bucks

A recent survey published by PayScale.com listed UCSB as the nation’s second best party school whose graduates continue to make it rain.
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Fair Celebrates LGBTQ Pride

The 2011 all-volunteer Pride Committee hosted the Santa Barbara Pacific Pride Festival this weekend at Leadbetter Beach to celebrate and support the LGBTQ community.
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SB Man Dies From Stab Wounds in I.V.

A 26-year-old Santa Barbara resident was fatally stabbed during an altercation on the 6600 block of Abrego Road around 12:00 a.m. on Sunday. Vincent Velasquez was taken to Goleta Valley Cottage Hospit...
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News-Press, Union Clash Over Contract

On May 5 the National Labor Relations Board blocked a petition requesting that the continued representation of Santa Barbara News-Press employees by a local union be brought to a vote.
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Divers Clean Up Dock Waste

Local volunteers rallied together to help remove hazardous debris from the Santa Barbara Harbor during Saturday’s fifth annual Operation Clean Sweep. Nine volunteer divers swept the sea floor undern...
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Community ‘Chills’ in Isla Vista Parks

Isla Vista’s seventh annual Chilla Vista festival took place at Ansiq’ Oyo’ and People’s Parks yesterday, providing locals with an afternoon of live music and environmentally minded entertainm...
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Extravaganza Restricted To Campus, Kept Private Event

Associated Students Program Board will keep the Extravaganza music festival local this year by banning all non-UCSB attendees. Extravaganza, slated for 1 p.m. on May 15, will be open exclusively to UC...
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City Suggests Keeping Plastic Bags

Santa Barbara’s City Council Ordinance Committee recommended that the city continue to allow disposable shopping bags in the area despite concern from local conservationists about detrimental enviro...
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I.V. Park Bridge Sees Repairs

The Isla Vista Recreation and Park District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Anisq’ Oyo’ Park yesterday in celebration of the bridge’s reopening. The district shut down the walkway in 2009 afte...
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SB Shores Up Defenses

Local authorities are preparing the county for tsunamis in the event of a nearby offshore earthquake.
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UCSB Hub Hosts A.S. Forums

Associated Students kicked off the Spring Election season with open candidate forums for A.S. Presidential and Internal Vice Presidential candidates at noon yesterday in the HUB.
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