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Stories From the Files of the Isla Vista Foot Patrol

Thurs., May 8, 8:56 p.m. - Residents of multiple homes on the 6600 block of Del Playa Drive called on the Isla Vista Foot Patrol to help dispose of an unwanted male who had allegedly attempted to ente...
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City Officials Delay Planning Decision

The fate of the Naples property remains undecided as Santa Barbara County Planning Commission opted Wednesday to postpone their decision concerning the Transfer of Development Rights program until nex...
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Jugglers To Remember Rape Victims

Over the next three days, performers will fling balls, pins and rings in Robertson Gym and Isla Vista Theater all in an effort to raise funds for rape counseling and prevention programs.
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Oil Co. Presents New Coastal Drilling Plan

For the first time in our nation's history, an off-shore oil producer has agreed to put an end date to their its drilling in exchange for approval to develop untapped undersea oil reserves off the coa...
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Former UFC Champion Kicks It in I.V.

Those fortunate enough to be walking or riding down the 6500 block of Del Playa Drive early yesterday afternoon likely caught a glimpse of one of the greatest champions the Ultimate Fighting Champions...
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Frimpong Faces Six-Year Prison Sentence

Convicted rapist and former UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong was sentenced to six years in a state penitentiary on March 10, drawing scores of Frimpong's supporters and local media to the hearing.
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Judge Sentences Frimpong to Six Years in State Prison

Convicted rapist and former UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong was sentenced to six years in a state penitentiary today, drawing scores of Frimpong's supporters and local media to the hearing.
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Frimpong Defense Tests Bite Evidence

In the third day of Eric Frimpong's evidentiary hearing, dental experts from both sides of the courtroom continued to debate the importance of a bite mark found on the rape victim's cheek.
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Motion for Retrial Delays Frimpong’s Sentencing

Postponing sentencing once again, a Santa Barbara judge moved to hold an evidentiary hearing yesterday to decide whether or not former UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong deserves a retrial.
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Capps Helps Pass Green Energy Act

Lois Capps, 23rd District congresswoman, played a leading role in pushing new legislation through the House of Representatives yesterday that aims to aims to cut tax incentives to large oil companies ...
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Sheriff’s Dept. Offers Plans for Congested Jails

Last year, over 1,700 inmates in Santa Barbara County were released early due to jail overcrowding.
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Goleta May See New Shopping Center

The largest tract of open land in Goleta is one step closer to becoming a new housing development and shopping center.
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Greka Oil Stop Work Order May Result in Job Losses

With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency bearing down and a county enforced "cease work" order levied against it, Greka Oil & Gas, Inc. announced Friday that it may lay off up to 100 employees.
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Sentencing Delay May Allow Appeal in Frimpong Case

The sentencing of former UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong was postponed yesterday, allowing a presiding judge to now consider a motion for retrial of the felony rape case.
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Board Submits Beach Erosion Solution

The fate of nearby Goleta Beach, long a victim of destructive beach erosion, has created some controversy between the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors and local environmental groups this past...
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