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Two Cents and More with Measure P

Oil companies raise $5.6 million to stop drilling ban. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

More Dough for Districts?

Carpinteria and Montecito ask voters to approve bond measures. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Two Candidates Running for SBCC Board

Ethan Stone and Jonathan Abboud vie to represent IV and Hope Ranch. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

FAIR Act Needs Work

School board hears about “Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful” education initiative. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Goleta Managing Halloween Weekend Parking

The City of Goleta will issue two temporary on-street parking permits per household in certain neighborhoods with restrictions going into effect over Halloween weekend, between noon on 10/31 and 6 a.m. on 11/2. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

World Leaders Back Anti-Nuke Suit

Sixty-eight civil leaders from 22 countries around the world have thrown their support behind a lawsuit filed by the Marshall Islands against nine countries for allegedly breaching a 46-year-old treaty to dismantle their nuclear arsenals. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

S.B. School District Endorses Measure S

In a somewhat unprecedented move, the Santa Barbara Unified School District board unanimously endorsed Measure S, the $288 million Santa Barbara City College facilities bond. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Train Accident Victim Identified

Mingyue Yuan, 26, was a Chinese visiting scholar at UCSB. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

County Sees 'Alarmingly High Number' of Parvovirus Cases

Majority of incidents found in Santa Maria and Orcutt. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Grand Jury Indicts Holzer on Murder Charges

He's scheduled for arraignment October 28. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

S.B. High’s Student Newspaper Celebrates 100 Years

Events for students, former Forge staffers, and the public scheduled this Friday and Saturday. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

County Abandons Jail Labor Union Agreement

Instead considers contract for recidivism-reducing wing construction. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Man Pleads Guilty to Home Insurance Scam

Many of the victims live in high fire risk areas, authorities say. Read story.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Five-Car Accident Near Glen Annie Onramp

Three people hospitalized; traffic stalled. Read story.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Vandenberg Preps for Landing of Top Secret Space Plane

The mysterious X-37B has been in orbit for 22 months. Read story.

Monday, October 13, 2014
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