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Cautious PXP Confidence

California’s Legislative Analyst calls revenue projections “overly optimistic.” Read story.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Dick Thomas Passes

Former city manager oversaw development of Paseo Nuevo. Read story.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Jesusita Attorneys File Briefs

Attorneys for Craig Ilenstine and Dana Larsen, accused of illegal actions that may have led to the start of the devastating Jesusita Fire, plan to file briefs addressing what sort of activities require a hot work permit. Read story.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Acosta Sentenced

German Acosta, 35, convicted last year of molesting his 12-year-old niece, was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison after listening to his older brother tell Judge Brian Hill how the incident has impacted both his life and the life of his daughter, Acosta’s victim. Read story.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Soccer Coach Quits Amid Allegations

Chris Fernandez, who had been an assistant coach for UCSB’s women’s soccer team for less than a year, resigned amidst allegations he had inappropriate relations with a 15-year-old while he worked as a coach in Arizona. Read story.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Goleta Woman of the Year Named

Goleta resident Bonnie Sanabia was chosen by Assemblymember Pedro Nava as his district’s Woman of the Year for caring for her deaf, blind, and severely handicapped adult son. Read story.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Capital Improvement Projects Stalled

The County Board of Supervisors, facing a $30-something million deficit, decided to postpone taking action on requests from county staff for two capital improvement projects, citing the need for more information and more time to process the requests. Read story.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Jury Selection for D’Sant Angelo

Jury selection is underway in the trial of Denise D’Sant Angelo, a woman accused of stealing $2,800 from a group she chaired that was trying to raise money to help evicted nuns. Read story.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Montecito House Fire Contained

The blaze was extinguished in 20 minutes and the cause is still under investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Review Board Examines BevMo!

Plans to open a BevMo! liquor outlet at the site of a former furniture on the corner of State and De la Vina Streets were indefinitely continued by the Santa Barbara Architectural Board of Review pending redesign of the project. Read story.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Pot Panga Crash

Mexican drug runners are shipwrecked and arrested on Santa Rosa Island; 2,248 pounds of marijuana is seized. Read story.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Not Your Normal Cloud

Indy readers pass along their snapshots of recent funnel clouds and water spouts. Read story.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Beach Sampling Results, March 8

Two beaches at warning level in this week's Channelkeeper report. Read story.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

New Bus Shelters in Old Town

Goleta Mayor Eric Onnen and other dignitaries celebrate new structures on Hollister Avenue. Read story.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Saving Otters By Doing Taxes

California Otter Conservation Fund must raise $258,563 to stay on 2011 tax forms. Read story.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
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