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Santa Barbara Resident Discovered Dead on Beach

Authorities are investigating the death of local surfer Gordon Alan Jennell, 48, after his body washed ashore near Arroyo Burro Beach on Thursday displaying no apparent signs of injury.
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Car Loan Service Comes to I.V.

Zipcar, a car sharing program that allows people to rent cars by the hour or by the day, was introduced in Isla Vista last Friday, providing a new option for Gauchos without wheels.
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SB Alum Offers I.V. Bus Rides

A new late-night bus service between Isla Vista and downtown Santa Barbara will begin this week, providing an alternative means of transportation for students looking to visit local bars.
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SB Converts Grease to Energy

Fat and grease will soon turn into a source of electrical power for Santa Barbara thanks to a new waste management plan.
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Fiscal Woes Jeopardize Downtown Businesses

Fluctuating rent prices and a hostile economy are threatening to take the local flair out of State Street.
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Halloween Crowds Ebb

This Halloween's far from record-breaking crowds left many seasoned residents wondering what kept the masses away.
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Foot Patrol Lays Out All Hallow’s Eve Traffic Plan

Associated Students hosted an hour-long town hall meeting last night to discuss Halloween preparation in Isla Vista.
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Web Site Looks to Digitize Rent

Paying rent may be less of a hassle if Isla Vista landlords choose to make use of a new Web site designed to alleviate monthly payment problems.
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Measure To Restrict Building Size

An initiative set to appear on November's city-wide ballot has put the focus on an oft-ignored topic: building height restrictions.
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Officers To Enforce Super Bowl DUI Crackdown

As football fans across Santa Barbara County stock up on their favorite intoxicants in preparation for Super Bowl XLII this Sunday, county law enforcement agencies are polishing their breathalyzers, w...
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Dennis Miller Returns to TV Tonight

Sports enthusiasts will get a fresh and funny view on the world of sports this week as the Versus network premiers its new show, "Sports Unfiltered With Dennis Miller," tonight at 10 EST.
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Donors To Give Blood at Silvergreens

UCSB students and Isla Vista residents will have the opportunity to receive free sundaes and save a life this week by participating in the United Blood Services blood drive hosted at Silvergreens.
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SB Garden Plants Idea for Upgrade, Newer Facilities

After years of germination, plans for renovations to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - the oldest botanic garden in California - are almost in bloom.
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Airport Receives Grant for Upgrades

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport will receive over $10 million for safety improvements that will bring it up to federal standards and to give pilots an extra sigh of relief.
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UCSC-Hatched Plan Helps Newborn Falcons

Springtime is here and has brought with it the birth of a couple good-looking chicks - two baby peregrine falcons were discovered last Friday on Santa Barbara Island, the first of their kind to succes...
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