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UCSB Strives to Improve Electrical Effeciency During Power Alerts

The UC system consumes enough electricity per hour during peak usage to power over 300,000 homes for the same amount of time.
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Governor Davis Opens Bids to Out-of-State Energy Suppliers for Long-term Contract

The state is hoping to receive bids as low as 5.5 cents per kilowatt-hour, compared to the 40 or 50 cents Edison and PG&E have been paying.
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Student Health Provides Coverage for Mandatory Health Insurance

Beginning Fall Quarter 2001, students in the University of California will be required to have health insurance.
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Carrizo Plain Grassland Receives National Monument Designation

A long struggle by Rep. Lois Capps to protect an environmental and cultural refuge was brought to a successful conclusion by one of former President Bill Clinton's final executive actions.
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Sheriff Announces Decision Against Seeking Re-election

Three County Law Enforcement Veterans Declare Candidacy, Begin 2002 Campaigns
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A.S. Hears Funding Requests, Dispenses Money To C.O.D.A., College Republicans

Superman, the NRA and too many people needing too much money led to a four-hour Associated Students Finance Board meeting Monday.
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True Stories of the Isla Vista Foot Patrol

Real crime, real dumb.
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UCSB Professors Build Communicative Device With New Photon Applications

Three UCSB faculty members reported building a device which emits individual photons on demand. This machine could be the first step toward building a new type of computer that operates using photons ...
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Santa Barbara County Officials Appeal to Stop Chumash Casino Growth

The Chumash Indian tribe was dealt a blow last week after Santa Barbara County's Board of Supervisors voted to request Gov. Gray Davis' help to halt an expansion of the tribe's casino.
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Three Part Lecture Series To Address Ocean of Trouble in Santa Barbara Channel

The Continuing Education Division of Santa Barbara City College has called upon three specialists to answer the public's concerns over the deterioration of local coastal waters.
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Research Focus Pays Off; What Does It All Mean?

The school's scientific strength has grown in the last 20 years, as committed researchers, such as Nobel Laureates Alan Heeger, Walter Kohn and Herbert Kroemer, changed the way the school practices sc...
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Locals Purchase KDB Radio Station, Plan to Sell to UCSB

A group of local investors purchased one of the largest classical music stations on the West Coast with plans to sell it within the year to UCSB.
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I.V. Foot Patrol Releases Holiday Crime Stats

On Thursday, the I.V. Foot Patrol released its annual burglary report for Nov. 23 through Jan. 17, which showed an increase in residential burglaries and decline in vehicle burglaries.
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Ceremony Opens New Rooms for Juvenile Rehabilitation Program

The Santa Barbara County Probation Dept. and the Villa Esperanza Counseling and Education Center opened a new modular group room Thursday off of Hollister Avenue.
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The Information Age’s Father: UCSB’s Herbert Kroemer

Electrical and computer engineering Professor Herbert Kroemer invented the last 10 years. His work is at the core of everything from cellular phones, to satellites, to the fiber-optic cables rewiring ...
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