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  1. The Wrecking Crew's Hit MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Santa Barbara Independent

    For every generation, there's an attic full of songs that magically captures the coming-of-age connection between the pineal gland, the heart, and the groin. In fabulous hormonal excess, these songs embody all the yearning, heartbreak, and wordless hope of youth.

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  2. Truck-Bicycle Death Charges FiledRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Santa Barbara Independent

    A 16-year-old - who struck and killed Matthew O'Neill as he bicycled west along a narrow, straight stretch of Foxen Canyon Road in Santa Maria last month - has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and two driving infractions. His name is being withheld as he is a juvenile, but he is known to be the son of former lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado, a Santa Maria resident.

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  3. Pini Sues CarpinteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Over the last 25 years, Dario Pini has been sued countless times by South Coast government agencies for health and safety violations, but in a major role reversal, the high-profile landlord is now taking the City of Carpinteria to court, accusing city administrators of gouging him on administrative fees. This Tuesday, the Carpinteria City Council met for hours in closed session to discuss if and how the suit could be settled.

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  4. Goleta Coast Oil Project Up for Another ReviewRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Venoco Inc.'s proposal to restart oil production off of the Ellwood coast near Sandpiper Golf Club returns for yet another review next Monday, when the State Lands Commission comes to Goleta City Hall to accept public comments on the updated environmental impact report. The commission was set to vote in April on whether to allow the Carpinteria-based oil company to carry forth with the project, which may reduce potentially dangerous pressure some believe is building in the historic oil field, would not involve fracking, and would result in the removal of one of the two existing piers.

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  5. Please Don't Kill Me; I'm Just Riding My BikeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | Santa Barbara Independent

    At this critical juncture in the history of humanity on Planet Earth, many cities are trying to reduce vehicular traffic and promote alternative transportation: mass transit, walking, cycling. Looking around, you'll see that our communities have thriving bike cultures.

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  6. Business: Savidge ApparelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Santa Barbara Independent

    When you work at a newspaper, you get all manner of hanger-on soliciting articles about their organizations.

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  7. Some Answers to Questions Concerning Measure SRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Recently, questions have been posed with respect to Measure S, the $288 million bond for Santa Barbara City College that will appear on the ballot this November.

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  8. Lawmakers Push for Truth in AdsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Photoshop falls into the category of nouns so widely used they become verbs. And in the advertising world, images of the female body are often photoshopped, eliminating imperfections and creating tiny waistlines.

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  9. The TAMI Show Rocks the PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In 1964, when I was still a Los Angeles grammar school kid, my next-door neighbor Armando got two free tickets to The basin to attend the taping, which included his favorite new band, called The Rolling Stones.

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  10. Miri Mara CeramicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    This unassuming storefront set back from Carpinteria Avenue was once a machine shop.

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  11. Get Your Tickets to the First Indy Live ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    According to last week's cover story , Carpinteria music makers are not only alive and well but also spawning the type of house-party-heavy scene and cross-band collaboration that only happens when a real movement is afoot.

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  12. Collective Chill Pill at CachumaRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Regional big wigs with the Bureau of Reclamation called an impromptu bureaucratic jam session with water agency chiefs throughout the South Coast this Thursday afternoon to riff collectively on the theme of "Kumbaya."

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  13. Retro Rock Rages in CarpinteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    So many important things begin at house parties. In your teenage years, the free-form, fun-time satori that a good and proper house-bound fiesta breeds is ripe for kick-starting things like the loss of virginity, your first real beer buzz, a boundary-testing fistfight, or perhaps your first confirmed sighting of a marijuana cigarette.

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  14. Schools See Lots of ConstructionRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    This summer is the biggest year for construction at more than a dozen schools thanks to a bond measure passed by voters in 2010.

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  15. Sprouting Sprocket Scores Big at Dwell on DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    For design industry insiders, it doesn't get much bigger than Dwell . Since launching in 2000, the magazine has become a sort of Holy Grail for architects, engineers, and gear nerds, offering exclusive looks at the hottest, weirdest, and most forward-thinking projects on the market.

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  16. Measure P Preserves and ProtectsRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Measure P bans specific, risky oil extraction techniques - fracking, acidizing, and steam injection - in Santa Barbara County used in new projects.

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  17. Farming the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Though bigger-city restaurants and chefs tend to get credit for sparking a broader movement, the farm-to-table aesthetic is deeply entrenched in the bloodline of everyday Santa Barbarans, who've been rejoicing in weekly Farmers Markets since the early 1980s and living off the region's thankfully reliable bounty for even longer.

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  18. Orlando by ElementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    " Orlando - isn't that the Virginia Woolf novel about some kind of gender switch?" That's what I asked Mary Plant-Thomas, who is directing the Elements Theatre Collective's upcoming production of Orlando , which has been adapted for the stage by playwright Sarah Ruhl.

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  19. Unemployment Rate Hits Pre-Recession LowRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Countywide, Santa Barbara's unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent in May, the lowest since before the Great Recession struck in 2007.

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  20. Was He Really the Murderer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    It was an old one, and I was too busy covering new crimes to dig into it. A girl was murdered back in the 1940s, I gathered, and apparently there was a problem with the casea I forgot about it until the other night, up at the Circle Bar B Guest Ranch Dinner Theatre, when I ran into Barry Liker, son of the late district attorney David Liker.

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