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30 min ago | Noozhawk

Library Adult Literacy Program Volunteer Linda Solin Shares the Gift of Reading

Imagine being unable to read your child's report card, fill out a job application, read a bus schedule, or vote.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA

4 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Mike Hale, The Grub Hunter: Fifi's and Calvin's - a fine pairing

Back in 2008, with the stock market in a free-fall, Calvin Wilkes looked at his sagging portfolio and did something bold and seemingly reckless: He pulled out all the money he could and bought a substantial hoard of wine.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Pacific Grove, CA

8 hrs ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

Pay Raises for Recent College Grads Fall Short of Average

Salaries for recent college graduates have risen at less than half the pace for all U.S. workers since the recession, an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

13 hrs ago | WDOV-AM Dover

The Supreme Court's Coming Paralysis

It's a question that's roiled the liberal universe for years: Why won't 81-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg resign from the Supreme Court and give President Obama the chance to pick her successor, in case the Senate turns Republican after the mid-terms? Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe, one of the left's jurisprudential ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Noozhawk

Isla Vista Self-Governance the Focus of Town Hall Meeting

Creating a consensus among neglected college students, families, property owners, undocumented residents and other Isla Vista stakeholders won't be easy - maybe even impossible - but those groups got together Monday to give it a try anyway.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Neatorama

The Long Shadow Of The Manhattan Project

World Science Festival published a two-part article about the Manhattan Project.

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Noozhawk

Conference Showcases UCSB's Actuarial Program

Actuaries from around the world gathered last week at UC Santa Barbara for the 49th annual Actuarial Research Conference .

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA

Editor & Publisher

Editorial: All News Needs Coverage

Thankfully, it's not often that a tragedy reported in the news hits directly home.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Isla Vista, CA, Opinion

Noozhawk

Judy Foreman: Kathryn and Michael Graham's C'est Cheese Has Even More on Its Plate

For Kathryn and Michael Graham, their C'est Cheese is a whole lot more than the remains of a dairy.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, World News, Germany, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

OregonLive.com

Reminder to women: We aren't a group of victims

Sometimes we're victims of a crime or mistreatment and we happen to be women, just as men are sometimes victims of crime and mistreatment and they happen to be men.

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The Daily Republic

Fairfield man wins Mr. USA United Nations pageant

Pageant winners, scholarships, professional honors and a significant donation milestone are among the items in this week's collection of good news from around the region.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, World News, Jamaica, Vacaville, CA, Cal State San Francisco

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Berkeley Daily Planet

How Homelessness Happens - Under Your Nose

The guy who managed to convince this supposedly green community to build ugly, only-a-student-could-stand-it condos and apartments on toxic former gas station sites wants to up the ante on one of Berkeley's neighborhoods that suffers the most - southside of campus.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Wall Street Journal

Skeptics Question Wal-Mart's Love Affair with...

"I'd be more impressed by a bigger number," says Scott N. Paul , president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing , which advocates for U.S. producers.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Noozhawk

In Search of Elusive Dark Matter: UCSB Physicists Part of International Collaboration

While scientists have long known that dark matter exists, they have never been able to touch it.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Physics

Switched

5 Great Reasons To Zone Out

On any given day, studies show, you're likely to spend as much as half your waking hours lost in la-la land.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Noozhawk

Eight More Suspects Arrested in Connection with Deltopia Street Riots

Sheriff's Department uses tips and video footage of April's disturbance in Isla Vista as part of its months-long investigation Eight additional suspects have been arrested in connection with April's Deltopia street party in Isla Vista.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA

State Press

Jewish Arizonans on Campus welcomes new rabbi

Rabbi Mitch and Chana Goldstein welcomed a group of young Jewish men for Friday night Shabbat dinner with open arms, homemade popsicles and a greeting from the new Jewish Arizonans on Campus rabbi's 5-year-old daughter, Mimi.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Religion, Judaism

Noozhawk

SCEEP Finds Santa Barbara Businesses Save Thousands of Dollars By Going Green

A new study from the South County Energy Efficiency Partnership finds that 76 businesses in Santa Barbara County have collectively saved an estimated 1.15 mWh - or $154,153 in annual electricity expenses - by participating in a free, voluntary countywide Green Business Program .

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

National Geographic

First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic

There's less than expected on the surface. Scientists are trying to find where in the ocean it's gone.

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Related Topix: Science, Oceanography

Edhat

Giant Sea Bass Census

Fished nearly to extinction in the recent past, giant sea bass are starting to make a comeback.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA

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