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Police Apprehend Suspect at Nearby Market

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Dept. arrested a male suspect on Christmas Eve for allegedly stealing at least seven purses on different occasions at local grocery stores.
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Santa Barbara Museum to Display Roman Artifacts

The Museum of the Ancient Roman Soldier opens for its first major exhibition this weekend at the Karpeles Library Manuscript Museum in downtown Santa Barbara.
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Surf Films Aim to Save Coast

The Santa Barbara Drive-In will be a surfer’s paradise tonight, showing a double-feature of the classic 35mm surfing films “Big Wednesday” and “Riding Giants.”
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Beach Music Fest Draws Thousands

The West Beach Music and Arts festival went off without a hitch this weekend, featuring popular artists and a variety of activities for thousands of concert-goers.
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Parks Take Price Off of Nature

In celebration of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, the Los Padres National Forest has announced this Saturday as a “Fee Free Day,” inviting visitors to enjoy the park’s facilities free of ...
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SB Buses Brace for Student Influx

Bus transit authorities are concerned that the number of UC Santa Barbara students riding their routes may soon reach critical mass, should the university enroll any more students.
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Medical Robot Puts Doctors in Two Places at Once

Local health care firm InTouch Health received $10 million in new investments this month to improve its robotic telecommunications device that allows doctors to observe patients via webcam.
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City Council Urged to Take Action Against Homelessness

Members of the Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce debated funding of 10-Year Plan to end chronic homelessness.
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Strawberry Festival 2010


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Strawberry Festival Features Food, Art and Activities

The town of Oxnard was fruitier than usual this weekend with nearly 70,000 people packing the region for an annual strawberry festival.
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Closures Prove Efficient

Following the success of last weekend's crackdown on Floatopia, local officials have indicated they may rely on beach closures again in the future should public safety or environmental concerns arise.
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SB Considers Hotel Tax

Local hotels are pushing for the creation of a new tourism district to promote Santa Barbara, and they are willing to tax themselves to get it.
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SB Considers Hotel Tax

Local hotels are pushing for the creation of a new tourism district to promote Santa Barbara, and they are willing to tax themselves to get it.
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Master Plan To Bring New Multi-Use Facility

A private development company will begin construction of a building on the corner of El Embarcadero and Trigo Road this winter, the next step in the county's plan to redevelop Isla Vista.
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Female Festival Seeks to Lift Spirits

The International Women's Festival begins today at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, highlighting current issues facing women across the world.
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