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Search Continues in Missing Person Case

Four days after she disappeared, Reno police still have no new leads concerning 19 year-old Santa Barbara City College student Brianna Denison.
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Governor Addresses Budget in Visit to SB

Nearly a week after he first announced a fiscal emergency, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger met with elected officials and business owners in Santa Barbara on Friday to discuss his new statewide budget plan...
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Frimpong Trial Ends; Jurors Find Former Soccer Player Guilty

On Dec. 17 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the 12 jurors responsible for determining the veracity of Eric Frimpong's legal defense came back from deliberation and handed down a guilty verdict for one coun...
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Frimpong Faces Up to Eight Years in Prison

On Monday at approximately 3:30 p.m., the twelve jurors responsible for determining the veracity of Eric Frimpong's legal defense came back from deliberation and handed down a guilty verdict for one c...
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Alleged Assault Victim Recounts Rape to Trial Jury

After a week of witness testimony, the prosecution finally called upon the alleged rape victim Friday afternoon to testify before the jury at Eric Frimpong's trial.
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Witnesses Testify in Frimpong Rape Trial

The prosecution continued its case against Eric Frimpong yesterday, providing witness testimony regarding the alleged rape of a UCSB student.
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Victim of Alleged Assault Speaks in First Day of Trial

Jurors listened to opening statements as well as testimony from an alleged sexual assault victim yesterday during the first trial date of former UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong.
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Group Proposes Suicide Prevention Cameras

A local citizen-based group, Friends of the Bridge, along with former UCSB environmental studies professor Marc McGinnes, have submitted an alternative to the California Dept. of Transportation's ...
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Ex-Soccer Player Eric Frimpong’s Pre-Trial Begins

The trial of former UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong begins today, nearly nine months after he was arrested for allegedly raping a woman on an Isla Vista beach.
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SB Authorities Link Drug Bust to Recent Murder

Investigations into a local homicide have led Santa Barbara detectives deep into a world of illegal narcotics, with millions of dollars worth of seized marijuana as a result.
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County To Repair Beach Access Stairs

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors put the final stamp on the Isla Vista Beach Access Stairway Repair Project yesterday - allocating $200,000 to the stair-fixing program.
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DEA Places Brief Ban on New Pot Shops in Goleta

The City of Goleta, responding to possible interference by the federal government, has placed a temporary moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries, preventing the establishment of any new pot shop...
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Isla Vista Expects Comedy Acts to Stand Up to Previous Performances

Humor is making its comeback to Isla Vista this Saturday night as I.V. Standup returns to Embarcadero Hall with a double headliner.
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Sumo Wrestlers Showcase Skills at Santa Barbara Expo

Sumo wrestlers and jujitsu masters delighted a crowd of hundreds this past Friday as part of TsunamiXF's Martial Arts Expo which included dangerous stunts involving beds of nails and flaming hammers.
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Professor Questions Suicide Data

In contradiction to a number of local agencies, one UCSB professor created controversy this week when he challenged the validity of studies concerning suicide barriers on large bridges.
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