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SB Shelter Seeks To Give Dogs Their Own Spring Break

With finals looming around the corner, students are looking forward to spring break, a sentiment shared by the dogs at Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS).
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Renowned Photographer Speaks in Santa Barbara About New Project, Environment

Professional photographer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sebastião Salgado and author Pico Iyer spoke Wednesday evening at the Arlington Theatre about Genesis (2013), Salgado’s most recent phot...
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Goleta City Council to Restrict Parking During Deltopia Weekend

Goleta City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday to implement a temporary on-street, residents-only parking restriction in Isla Vista for Deltopia weekend.
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Downtown Bike Plan Approved

The Santa Barbara City Council approved the Bike Master Plan by a vote of 6-1 on Tuesday, moving forward a plan that will create more bike paths in downtown Santa Barbara. More than 300 community m...
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Das Williams Introduces Bill To Establish Uniform AP Credit Transfer Among Community Colleges

Assemblymember Das Williams recently introduced Assembly Bill 1985, which would establish a uniform policy for Advance Placement (AP) credit transfer from high schools to all California Community Coll...
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Special Olympics To Host Polar Plunge

Special Olympics of Santa Barbara will host the second annual Polar Plunge fundraiser at Leadbetter Beach on Sunday.
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Small Plane Crashes at Santa Barbara Airport

A small plane crashed Monday evening at Santa Barbara Airport when its single engine failed shortly after takeoff.
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County Allocates Funds for Additional Homeless Shelters

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors allocated $128,000 in contingency funds last week for additional shelter services for the approximately 1,400 homeless individuals seeking refuge from El ...
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Senate Bill Calls for Capping of Coastal Oil Wells

California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) recently introduced Senate Bill 900 (SB 900), known as the Coastal Oil Well Cleanup Act.
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Creator of Khan Academy Speaks About Education

Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy, spoke Sunday at the Granada Theatre about his nonprofit academy aimed at providing free, world-class education around the globe.
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Body Cam Program Progresses

Eight Isla Vista Foot Patrol deputies have been testing body-worn video cameras for about a year, and all 16 may be wearing the cameras in the spring according to Sol Linver, commander of the Santa Ba...
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Khan Academy Creator To Speak on Education Program

Founder of Khan Academy and the author of The One World Schoolhouse Salman Khan is coming to the Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara on Jan. 24 to speak about the education offered at Khan Academy.
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Nonprofit Hosts Concert to Benefit Children in Need

Student-run nonprofit Kids Helping Kids (KHK) hosted its annual Benefit Gala Concert featuring Grammy-nominated NEEDTOBREATHE and Johnnyswim at the Granada Theater this weekend.
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The Yes Store Hosts Annual Event Showcasing Artists

The Yes Store is an arts cooperative in Downtown Santa Barbara, open from November to December each year, which sells handmade goods from local artists. The pop-up store has operated since 1968 and is...
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AB 935 To Allow Special Identification for Veterans

Assembly Bill 935 took effect Friday, allowing United States military veterans to apply for a California driver’s license or identification card with a veteran designation. The designated cards woul...
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