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Vigil for 43 Missing Mexican Students

Justice demanded for young victims of state-sponsored terrorism.

Adoptable Pet of the Week

Bambi is a smiley two-year-old Pit mix who is known around the shelter for her silly wiggle dance.

UC Regents Approve Tuition Increase

Annual costs predicted to jump from $12,200 to about $15,600 by 2019.

The Homeless Bill of Rights

Capitalism works with advertisements that stoke our hunger for bigger, better, faster, more, all the while shielding our eyes from the real human costs.

Beacons of Home

Families move into new Habitat for Humanity housing on Canon Perdido.

Breathing Life into Dad’s Italian Recipes

La Cucina Marinello celebrates three generations of Italian-American cooking.

The History Behind Street Names

How Salsipuedes and Quarantina streets got their names.

Cate’s Girls Vball

Playing for a CIF title was a goal for Cate volleyball team since the season began.

Inmate Briefly Escapes Custody at County Courthouse

Cristian Otey manged to run up Carillo Street and strip off some of his jail clothes.

KCSB Makes a Mixtape

UCSB’s resident radio station compiles the best of a year of in-studio performances.

Monopoly Despondency

It’s a shame that good service is not the work ethic of Cox TV cable service.

Judge Dismisses Slander Lawsuit Filed By Gang Crackdown Defendants

Rules city is also entitled to recover attorney's fees.

Suspicious Package Came From Mentally Ill Orange County Resident

Tuesday's delivery prompted evacuation, street closure, and big public safety response.

Student Left Paralyzed After Fall from IV Balcony Last Month

Tanner Gage dropped 40 feet to the beach.

[UPDATE]: Nine Righetti High School Students Arrested

Multiple fights and a riot broke out on Wednesday.

Bus Accident Near Goleta

A bus t-boned a car on the Patterson Avenue overpass; one "moderate injury" reported.

MediCal Enrollments Surge

Number of new Affordable Care Act patients far exceeds expectations.

Maldonado Son Sentenced for Vehicular Manslaughter

The 16-year-old son of former lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado admitted to charges of vehicular manslaughter this week in connection with the death of 33-year-old bicyclist Matthew Troy O’Neill on Foxen Canyon Road in August.

Carbajal and White House Climate Task Force Submit Recommendations

A White House–appointed task force composed of 26 members, including Supervisor Salud Carbajal, presented approximately 50 recommendations this week for how the federal government can help state and smaller governments prepare for the effects of climate change.

Eminent Domain Proceedings Commence Against Waterfront Property

The City Council voted to initiate condemnation proceedings against Virginia Castagnola-Hunter, owner of a key waterfront property needed for the construction of a new Cabrillo Boulevard bridge to cross Mission Creek.

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