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  1. Breathing Life into Dad's Italian RecipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Santa Barbara Independent

    When Joseph Marinello was given a year to live in 1991, he didn't want his family's rich tradition of Italian cooking to die with him. So the first generation American, whose parents immigrated through Ellis Island in the early 1900s, picked up a tape recorder and shared everything he could remember about growing gardens, making meatballs, and perfecting pesto, among dozens of other techniques and recipes.

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  2. Suspicious Package Came From Mentally Ill Orange County ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Santa Barbara Independent

    A suspicious package that arrived at an East Anapamu Street police annex building on Tuesday and prompted an evacuation and street closure was sent by a mentally ill person living in Orange County who won't be charged with any crimes, said police spokesperson Sgt. Riley Harwood.

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  3. Cruiser Thief Takes Plea DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Santa Barbara Independent

    A Cayucos man shot by Santa Barbara Sheriff's deputies in a bizarre and violent confrontation last October has struck a plea deal with prosecutors and will be sentenced to five years in prison. Jeremy Leon Bordegaray, 30, pleaded no contest to charges of possessing methamphetamine, carrying a gun, and stealing a car.

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  4. Fired Up for World Food ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Washington caught the competitive-cooking bug bad, thanks in large part to this newspaper, having won The Santa Barbara Independent 's 2012 Sandwich Showdown by beating two professional chefs. Since then, this Carpinteria resident, who is originally from New Orleans, won a Contest, a Carpinteria Chili Cookoff, and took part in the Today show Father's Day Burger Battle, where she got to schmooze with Giada De Laurentiis.

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  5. Volunteers Needed for County Boards and CommissionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Santa Barbara Independent

    First District Supervisor Salud Carbajal is looking to his constituents to fill seats on four county boards: the Montecito Planning Commission, the Montecito Board of Architectural Review, the Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drug Problems, and the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council. Those interested in vying for the spots must live in the 1st District - which includes much of the City of Santa Barbara, Montecito, Carpinteria, and Cuyama - and must submit their applications by November 26 to either Carbajal's office or the Clerk of the Board.

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  6. Manna from HeavenRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | Santa Barbara Independent

    A beautiful rain fell Friday night and continued to spurt and sprinkle through Saturday. Around the county, rainfall gauges measured from a high of 1.61 inches at Twitchell Reservoir over the past 48 hours, to about 0.63 inches at and the Cuyama Fire Station.

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  7. Ellen DeGeneres Donates $10,000 to Santa Barbara Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Comedian and part-time Montecito resident Ellen DeGeneres, along with her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, recently contributed $10,000 to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. The two requested that the money - which was donated in cash in late August - go toward the department's Carpinteria station, including for bicycle gear for beach patrol and improvements to the station's common areas.

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  8. Yes on Proposition 1Read the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Why did The Indy get stuck on the word "dams," when building of dams isn't likely, but by definition is included in the meaning of "storage"? Right now we need reservoirs to hold recycled water; right now we should be de-silting Gibraltar and Jameson to hold more water when the rains finally come.

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  9. Measure S Is a Blank CheckRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    An excellent education is one of the keys to a successful future for youth. We support the Measure U bond for the capital improvements for the Carpinteria-Summerland School District on the current ballot, and we supported the Measure V bond for the capital improvements to Santa Barbara City College in 2008.

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  10. Measure P Deserves Your SupportRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Measure P proposes to ban new applications for high-risk oil production in Santa Barbara County. The purpose of Measure P is to prevent negative impacts such as toxic oil spills, permanently contaminated surface and ground water, increased local air pollution, new below-ground fractures increasing the risk of earthquakes, and expanded greenhouse gas emissions from happening in our communities.

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  11. Lacrosse Showdown in S.B.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Eighty lacrosse teams are descending on Santa Barbara this weekend to compete in the inaugural Santa Barbara Showdown held at the polo fields in Carpinteria. "This is a great event for youth lacrosse in Santa Barbara County to be hosting with local organizers," said co-director Paul Ramsey.

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  12. More Dough for Districts?Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Carpinteria and Montecito school districts have each placed bond measures on this November's ballot, hoping at least 55 percent of voters will approve the new taxes. In Carpinteria, Measure U is a $90 million facilities bond that would pay for building renovations and repairs.

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  13. Two School Districts Asking Voters for MoneyRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Carpinteria and Montecito school districts have each placed bond measures on this November's ballot, hoping at least 55 percent of voters will approve the new taxes. In Carpinteria, Measure U is a $90 million facilities bond that would pay for building renovations and repairs.

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  14. Why I Support Measure PRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    I ask because I serve on a water district board, and to me, water is pretty important. I thought it might be important to you, too.

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  15. Hiking, Dogs, and BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    While our three-year drought punishes the Santa Barbara backcountry as much as it does our urban "front country" enclave, the animals are getting the worst of it and behaving erratically as a result. Raccoons crawl over my Westside backyard nightly, a 15-pound bobcat attacked a woman at Solvang's Alisal Ranch in late September, and a bear attacked a Carpinteria woman out day-hiking with her two dogs on September 22. That Carpinteria black bear was munching on ripe avocadoes when Emily Miles's two dogs charged it, then led the irritated bear back to the woman, whom it promptly knocked down and bit.

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  16. Identity of Man Found Dead in Salt Marsh ReleasedRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Authorities have identified the man found dead on Saturday morning in the Carpinteria Salt Marsh as Michael Ornelas, who was 63 years old. According to Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kelly Hoover, Ornelas is believed to have killed himself; his official cause and manner of death is pending toxicology results.

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  17. Scene in S.B.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    "We're just here eating as much avocado as possible!" said Lindsey Richardson, while her kids, William, Lily, and Abby, munched on some tasty guacamole and chips. The Richardson family, along with thousands of others, descended upon Linden Avenue in Carpinteria this weekend to enjoy the 28th annual California Avocado Festival.

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  18. Ozone Shot Up This WeekendRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The weekend's hot weather caused ozone levels around the county to exceed health standards, according to the county Air Pollution Control District . Ozone is a principal component of smog.

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  19. Body Found in Carpinteria Salt MarshRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The body of a 60-year-old Carpinteria man was discovered Saturday morning in the Carpinteria Salt Marsh. A passerby found the deceased at approximately 10:30 a.m. and notified authorities.

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  20. SBCC Gets Water Polo TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    It's not easy starting a new team. Brian "Chuckie" Roth realized he made a mistake in his first effort to recruit players for a women's water polo team at Santa Barbara City College when only five showed up on the first day of practice.

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