UCs Win Big in Energy Fraud Case

Seven years after joining in a class action lawsuit against Enron, the University of California will finally receive its chunk of the $7 billion settlement from the now bankrupt energy firm.
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Turds and Tulips

Correction added Puffy-chested, proud tulips to the firefighters who kept the Tea Fire from lighting all of Santa Barbara County on fire, and to the community members, groups and businesses who opened...
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Fox News

Being on a liberal, pink-o commie campus all the time, sometimes I feel like I don't get enough propaganda from the other side. Thus, I occasionally frequent foxnews.com. It gives me my share of real,...
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Tour de Finals


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A Holiday Poem

So I don’t know about you, but the ‘human is still recovering from Thanksgiving lunch, dinner and subsequent leftovers dispersed throughout the weekend. Thusly, I think instead of being cl...
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DNA Links Suspect to Crimes

Ten months after she was first abducted, a suspect has been arrested in connection to the kidnapping and murder of Santa Barbara City College student Brianna Denison.
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Police Jail Man for Exposing Genitals

A 29-year-old Santa Barbara resident was arrested for indecent exposure after revealing himself to two female Santa Barbara City College students.
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Strickland Takes 19th District

Hannah-Beth Jackson conceded the race for the 19th District State Senate seat to Republican Tony Strickland Wednesday after three weeks of counting ballots left the two opponents less than a thousand ...
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The Cream of the Crop

Having lived less than 10 minutes from the ocean for two decades, one might assume the sight of the rolling waves and endless expanse of sand doesn't spark the same excitement as it once did. Wrong.
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Flood Fears Lead To Local Evacuations

In response to increasing rain levels and the high potential for flooding and mudslides, the County and City of Santa Barbara have issued mandatory evacuation orders for residents living in the Tea Fi...
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The Hungry Gaucho: 11/26/08

Hi again! To all you UCSB students, I am known as the Hungry Gaucho. To all of you new readers, I'm visiting a new restaurant every week and reporting the highlights of my trip. Last week, I tried Ta...
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Armchair QB

Mmm mmm mmm.
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Police Blotter

Approximately 10 males at the corner of Embarcadero Del Norte and Segovia Road who were surrounding a young woman with her back against a fence sparked the interest of patrolling officers.
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Thank Yous, Odessey Years and Russian Bribery

In the Daily Nexus blogs this week, Health Guy Michael Takahara doles out thank yous for his health (and his final post!). Career guru Micael Kemp reassures 20-somethings that all that wandering after...
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Officers Jail Tennis Star

Tennis great Jimmy Connors was arrested outside the Thunderdome Friday as the Gauchos hosted top-ranked University of North Carolina.
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