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Strikers, Supporters March to  Storke Tower & Rally Participants
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Strikers, Supporters March to Storke Tower & Rally Participants

Hundreds of students, workers and community members rallied together at Storke Tower yesterday afternoon, as part of a UC systemwide strike by American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees 3299, a union that represents roughly 22,000 workers in the UC system.

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County Denies Appropriations for Bag Inquiry

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted down a motion to contribute $15,000 toward an Environmental Impact Report on banning single-use plastic bags in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties in its meeting this past week. The Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment, a cross-jurisdictional agency for the […]

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County Stops Commercial Weed Trade

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors approved a ban on all medical marijuana dispensaries in the county at its Tuesday meeting after months of deliberation and failed alternate proposals. The board voted 4-1 to prohibit storefronts in unincorporated areas of the county after placing a temporary moratorium on local […]

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County Supports Cannabis Ban

The Santa Barbara County and Montecito Planning Commissions voted to approve an ordinance to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of the county during last week’s meeting. On Oct. 4, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 against the Commissions’ prior proposal, which allowed storefronts to operate […]

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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 Lavignino made the motion to pursue a permanent ban after the board rejected the Santa Barbara and Montecito Planning Commissions’ recommendation to […]