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1 hr ago | Noozhawk
An army of volunteers has been working to gather signatures outside of Trader Joe's and among crowds meandering through local farmers markets over the past few weeks, wearing bright blue T-shirts that read "Ban Fracking in Santa Barbara County."
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3 hrs ago | Noozhawk
Nearly 80 diligent students who have demonstrated excellence in career education will be recognized May 22 at Bacara Resort & Spa during a breakfast organized by Partners in Education , a nonprofit organization administered by the Santa Barbara County Education Office .
7 hrs ago | Noozhawk
Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal greets a young visitor to the South County Energy Efficiency Partnership booth at a previous Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival.
10 hrs ago | Noozhawk
Undercover police officers crashed some college parties over the weekend in Isla Vista, issuing more than 40 citations or arrests during so-called state-funded "party patrols."
14 hrs ago | The Daily Nexus
The camera towers placed along Del Playa Drive and Embarcadero Del Norte in the days leading up to Deltopia cost the University about $8,000, although a final price has not been agreed upon, and they were placed on public property and moderated by Santa Barbara County law enforcement.
The two candidates vying for Santa Barbara County sheriff in the June 3 election had their first debate Wednesday night, each making the case for why voters should choose them for the office.
Catch the wave and island vibe at Santa Barbara Middle School's "Gilligan's Island" annual dinner and auction at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at Rockwood's Women's Center.
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department successfully assisted more than 6,000 community members with their enrollment into Covered California.
The event will commence at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception and Adult Science Night followed by a silent auction, dinner and dancing.
The California Energy Commission awarded grants including $200,000 for the city of Davis to create a plan for additional plug-in electric vehicle charging stations.
The Santa Barbara gang injunction will go to trial May 5 as scheduled after the City Council took its first public vote Tuesday in favor of the civil suit, which would restrict alleged gang members from certain activities.
The business, family owned since its founding, continues its growth and has a little fun with its new 'penguin mobile' AJAX Santa Barbara Refrigeration & Air Conditioning owner Christopher Montigny, second from left, poses with some of his staff.
Santa Barbara City College senior Holly Highfill recently was selected as a 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar.
The Gaviota Safety Roadside Rest Areas on Highway 101 will be closed in both directions beginning Monday, April 28 for approximately nine months for a major project to improve this facility.
Sheriff Bill Brown and Rep. Lois Capps , D-Santa Barbara, met with federal and state authorities Monday morning to discuss strategy for stopping the influx of drug- and people-smuggling boats landing on the Central Coast.
ALL TIPS received as well the sale of our special edition "2014 Santa Barbara County Tip-A-Cop T-Shirt" and Special Olympics Southern California Fundraiser T-shirt for only a $ 10.00 donation will benefit the Santa Barbara County Chapter of Special Olympics.