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I've been a reader of The Independent for as long as I can remember and always looked forward to reading the Angry Poodle Barbecue; however, last week's article was an eye-opener.
On Friday morning, Santa Barbara City College pre-nursing student Billy Spencer has two things on his to-do list.
Two people were arrested Wednesday after Santa Barbara police said they discovered methamphetamine and an assault weapon in the couple's Mesa home, all within reach of their 9-year-old son.
An associate professor of feminist studies at UC Santa Barbara on Thursday pleaded no contest to three misdemeanor charges - including battery - related to a confrontation she had with an anti-abortion group on campus in March.
Latinos in the United States represent a wide variety of cultures. In the Santa Barbara community, Mexican heritage is the most predominant.
The new company helps people protect their family, business and wealth with customized life, long-term care and disability insurance strategies, according to Tisdale, who is certified by the Corporation for Long-Term Care and the Institute of Business and Finance.
Blue whales , the world's largest animals, frequent waters off California that overlap with some of the United States' busiest shipping lanes, according to a new study that suggests ship strikes are contributing to the whales' stagnating population numbers.
It always does. The second someone starts spouting off how we ought to have district elections, someone else starts effluviating about the evil twins of "horse trading" and "logrolling."
Owner Jill Shalhoob says she's grateful for loyal customers who appreciate the restaurant's new look after an extensive renovation Jill's Place owner Jill Shalhoob was happy to get her restaurant back up and running this summer after a devastating fire nearly a year ago.
Iconic television star Carol Burnett is once again lending her unique gifts to the Music Academy of the West's Cabaret gala , serving as creative director of the annual fundraiser benefiting the Music Academy's full-scholarship program.
The Junior League of Santa Barbara is currently in the process of recruiting for its 2014-15 new member class and will be hosting an information session for prospective new members on Sunday, Aug. 3. The JLSB is open to all women who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to volunteerism.
Santa Barbara residents reduced water usage by 15 percent in June, putting the city closer to its conservation goal put in place for the region's extreme drought, officials announced Wednesday.
Locations utilized consist of both marked and unmarked crosswalks. Unmarked crosswalks are often overlooked by drivers, resulting in injury traffic collisions.
On July 22 American singer, songwriter, and guitarist Ryan Adams announced in an issued press release headlining tour dates for the fall of 2014.
In what the ACLU calls the first successful defense ever of an injunction, the ruling finds the city failed to prove 'unreasonable' gang activity Santa Barbara City Attorney Ariel Calonne expressed disappointment Tuesday with a judge's decision to deny the city's proposed gang injunction, but says he is analyzing the decision and will advise the ... (more)
A Santa Barbara judge has accused attorney Darryl Genis of contempt of court, alleging that Genis "fiddled" with a prosecutor's notes and took pictures of documents during a recess in court last month.
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Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 07:43 am
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