Inferno In The Hills

An enormous blaze -- dubbed the Tea Fire --ripped through the hills above Santa Barbara last night, potentially burning over a hundred homes and threatening thousands more. As of press time, the fire ...
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Armchair QB

I’m Bill Simmons. I fill up my entire column with more obscure tangents than a “Family Guy” episode. Boston.
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Knife Fight Leaves Three in Hospital

Three individuals, including two juveniles, were stabbed during a gang-related mêlée in downtown Santa Barbara yesterday.
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Santa Barbara Grabs Conference Awards

Just a few days after winning the Big West Championship in an epic shootout, the UCSB women's soccer team now has a few more reasons to celebrate after five Gauchos received All-Big West honors.
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Out and About

One of the first films screened at OUTrageous! was "20 Straws: Growing Up Gay," directed by Liv Gjestvang and the Youth Video OUTreach Collective. The short film documents the experiences of nine gay ...
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Police Catch Prostitute Ringleader

The ten-year search for a fugitive Santa Barbara woman accused of running a whorehouse ended Tuesday when detectives caught up with her outside her Oakland residence.
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Strickland Stays Ahead in Votes

Tony Strickland's lead in the race for the 19th District State Senate has widened over his Democratic opponent Hannah-Beth Jackson, and he now leads by 1,560 votes. While this is the largest margin ye...
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Inmate Dies of Unknown Cause

A 59-year-old inmate was found dead in his cell at Santa Barbara County's Main Jail early Wednesday morning.
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The Lineup

As part of its annual fund drive, KCSB-91.9 will present the Santa Barbara premiere of the Flaming Lips' 2008 feature film, "Christmas on Mars." The screening will be held in I.V. Theater this Saturda...
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Yes… Yes… Yes!

Care to play a little game, compliments of Google? Type the words "screaming sex" into the search box, then sit back like a retired trucker at a Reno slot machine and listen to that jackpot clink: HOT...
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People, Not Obama Will Bring Change

"Let's vote for change," democrats have chanted for months now. The votes came in and they certainly showed that America wanted change.
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Armchair QB

Tim Lincecum won the Cy Young yesterday, but something about it doesn’t sit well with the QB. He’s like 160 pounds and throws it 97 mph. Steroids? Unlikely. Evil black magic voodoo? Look i...
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Newest Tally Puts Strickland Ahead

In the nail-biting race for the 19th District State Senate seat, Republican Tony Strickland has regained a slim lead over Democrat Hannah-Beth Jackson as ballots continue to be counted over three coun...
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Skip Class for the Vets

So Veterans Day is tomorrow, meaning all you students don’t have class, and we Nexites don’t have to make a paper. Hooray! But the ‘human has one quarrel with the whole ordeal: Who p...
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6 Days After Elections, Races Still in Limbo

The race for the 19th District State Senate seat between Democrat Hannah-Beth Jackson and Republican candidate Tony Strickland remains too close to call.
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