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‘High End’ Housing To Open This Fall

L.A.-based ICON general contractors and Chicago-based construction company Campus Acquisitions are developing the empty lot on the corner of Trigo Road and Embarcadero del Norte for a new multi-use st...
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Though you might want pumpkins, sometimes Life Gives You Lemons

Hundreds of local fruit fanatics flocked to Goleta’s 20th Annual Lemon Festival this past weekend in Girsh Park to delight in one of the region’s most abundant crops. Among carnival booths, live m...
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Latest I.V. Restaurant Hopes To Break Curse

South Coast Deli celebrated its grand opening yesterday at 6521 Pardall Road, featuring a wide variety of “Sammie” sandwiches and paninis for the Isla Vista community. Unlike the deli’s Goleta a...
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County Nips Dispensaries in Bud

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban all medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of the county during last week’s meeting. Fifth District Supervisor Steve Lavign...
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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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Freeway Displays Endorse Paul 2012

Local proponents of Ron Paul joined in yesterday’s worldwide “Sign Bomb” campaign and held vibrant demonstrations at several Santa Barbara freeway overpasses to express their support for the Rep...
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Crowds Feast on Feature Fruit

Avocado enthusiasts flocked to Carpinteria’s 25th annual Avocado Festival last weekend to celebrate and sample the local fruit in its many delectable forms. The free event is one of California’s l...
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Protestors Overstay Welcome

The Santa Barbara Police Dept. arrested eight SB Occupy Wall Street protestors for trespassing yesterday evening at the De La Guerra Plaza after warning the rally to vacate the premise. Police began m...
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Fundraiser Supports Fallen Soldier’s Family

The Santa Barbara Navy League and Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting a tabling fundraiser tonight at the State Street Farmers Market to honor fallen Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Louis...
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Festival Destigmatizes Mental Illness

The Mental Health Association of Santa Barbara hosted its 18th annual Mental Arts Festival last weekend to showcase the works of community members with mental illnesses. The event displayed the works ...
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SB Officials Brief Residents on Effects of Deportation

Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown and other police officials met with community members last night to discuss the misconceptions and local impacts of the nationally disputed Secure Communities d...
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Event Supports Marine Life Protection

The TransparentSea Voyage campaign will host its kick-off party tonight at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum to mark Saturday as the start of its four-week voyage along the California coast. The campa...
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War Monument Pays Tribute to Vietnam War Soldiers

The Santa Barbara chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America’s is bringing its “Moving Wall” memorial to Santa Barbara today as part of a statewide tour honoring the lives of the soldiers lost d...
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Public Voices Concerns at Plaza Project Hearing

The Santa Barbara City Planning Commission held an Environmental Scoping Hearing to hear a report and public comments on the potential effects of the Plaza de la Guerra Infrastructure Improvement Proj...
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Politicians Prepare for Local Election

As the Santa Barbara City Council’s Nov. 8 elections draw near, numerous community political groups are gearing up with candidate forums, public discussions and candidate celebrations. Three current...
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