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  1. Fundraiser Saturday for Deputy Hurt in Freak AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Santa Barbara Independent

    What were once acts performed with mere muscle memory - walking, eating, holding a Styrofoam smoothie cup - are now hurdles for Senior Deputy Dan McSkimming. Even smiling, said his wife, Staci, has presented a learning curve.

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  2. Help Close the Poop LoopRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The time has come to Close the Poop Loop. The city's Creeks Division, in partnership with the County of Santa Barbara and the cities of Buellton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Guadalupe, Santa Maria, and Solvang are calling on all pet owners, dog lovers, and volunteer stewards to properly clean up after their polluting pups.

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  3. Health Coverage Deadline LoomsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Santa Barbara Independent

    With the deadline of February 15 fast approaching to sign up for health-care coverage, Santa Barbara's Public Health Department will hold two meetings at which people can ask questions about and enroll in comprehensive health insurance. Lompoc Health Care Center hosts the first on Saturday, February 7, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and the second takes place at Santa Barbara's Eastside Library on Monday, February 9, 1:30-7 p.m. ), and Medi-Cal enrollments will be available at the two meetings.

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  4. Rincon Classic Concludes in Fine FashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Drenched in unseasonably warm weather and blessed by a consistent and occasionally sizable swell, the 31st Annual Rincon Classic was held late last month. The ultimate battle for bragging rights amongst area surfers, the Classic got underway Friday, January 24th and concluded at sundown on the 26th, crowning champions from young to old.

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  5. Dennis Miller Sells Montecito HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Comedian and political commentator Dennis Miller recently sold one of his Montecito homes for $11.5 million, Variety reported today. The 3.76-acre estate, designed by Gilded Age architect Stanford White and built in 1895, has eight bedrooms and nine full bathrooms.

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  6. Resolution Against Cat DeclawingRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    For the past 18 months, Carpinteria's residents have advocated the city pass a legally nonbinding resolution against cat declawing, an inhumane amputation of an animal's toes at the last joint. But, phoning city hall, residents were told: "The law doesn't allow us to do that" and "Legally, there is nothing we can do."

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  7. Boys BBall: Royals Beat DonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    It was the Channel League opener against a crosstown rival in a jam-packed, loud and energized Thunderhut. The San Marcos boys basketball team handled the environment beautifully against visiting Santa Barbara, which struggled until late in the second half.

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  8. Ventura Gang Members Arrested in CarpinteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Santa Barbara Sheriff's deputies arrested Martin Trujillo and Anthony Gomez in Carpinteria on Monday after the two reportedly stole a vehicle from a Ventura home they burglarized last week. Trujillo, 30, and Gomez, 35, are known Ventura gang members, said Sheriff's spokesperson Kelly Hoover.

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  9. Parasite ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    's Carpinteria Salt Marsh Natural Reserve, it's easy to forget the surrounding homes, train tracks, and highway. In the previous century, the marsh was much larger, but development has chipped away at it.

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  10. S.B. Doused with Weekend RainRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Those looking for an excuse to hole up and watch football all weekend found one Friday night, when drizzle descended on the South Coast and lasted off and on through Sunday morning. According to measurements from the county's Public Works Department, the Carpinteria Fire Station received 1.59 inches, the downtown County Administration Building 1.42 inches, and the Ellwood area 1.23 inches.

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  11. DIJO Brings Brooklyn Boy to CarpinteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Brooklyn may be New York City's most protean borough. Once a byword for street-smart authenticity and home of the tough-sounding dialect known as "Brooklynese," today multifaceted Brooklyn is more often employed as shorthand for hipster.

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

    Jan 6, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Alex Darville and Jack Leach wait for a friend in front of Stearns Wharf before heading on a leisurely ride to Carpinteria. Darville, a professional cyclist, recently rode 147 miles from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, which included a stretch through the Santa Monica Mountains.

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  13. Training Courses for New Adult Literacy Program TutorsRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The second week into the new year, the public library's Adult Literacy Program will offer training courses for new tutors. Three courses will be held on Sunday, January 11, from 1 to 5 p.m., Monday, January 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Tuesday, January 13, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. New volunteers must attend all three classes, which meet in the Faulkner Gallery at the main library on Anapamu Street.

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  14. Warming Centers Open Wednesday and ThursdayRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Four of the county's 18 warming centers will open their doors Wednesday and Thursday nights, offering indigent residents shelter on Christmas Eve and Christmas. Activated this week will be the Unitarian Society in Santa Barbara, Veterans Memorial Hall in Carpinteria, University United Methodist Church in Isla Vista, Peace Lutheran in Lompoc, and the Salvation Army in Santa Maria.

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  15. City Holiday ClosuresRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Though police, fire, harbor patrol, and 9-1-1 services will operate throughout the holidays, most city administrative offices will be closed from Wednesday, December 24, thought Friday, January 2, reopening on Monday, January 5. City public works offices will also be closed, but repair requests will be responded to as necessary: 560-7505. The librarians are taking the holidays off, too, with Central, Eastside, Solvang, Goleta, Montecito, and Carpinteria libraries closing on Christmas and New Year's day.

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  16. Game of the WeekRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    There will be eight games per day. The host Dons, 9-1 through last weekend, have been a hot-shooting team, topping 90 points in two of their last three games.

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  17. Warming Shelters Continue to OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    As the rain continues to pour early this week, warming centers continue to activate, with locations open Tuesday and Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Barbara, Veterans Memorial Hall in Carpinteria, University United Methodist Church in Isla Vista, Peace Lutheran in Lompoc, and Salvation Army in Santa Maria. A handicap shuttle service will run to the Presbyterian Church from the Unitarian Society starting at 6 p.m. According to organizer Maria Long, 90 people stayed in warming shelters on the South Coast on Monday night, and she estimated about another 30 or so people visited shelters in North County.

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  18. Big Jump in Water Bills?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Should the Santa Barbara City Council pull the trigger next April to reactivate the city's long-dormant desalination plant, the average ratepayer will experience a $22 increase in monthly water bills, bringing the average monthly cost for water to $100. This proposed rate increasea Before the desal plant can be authorized, the new rate structure must go into effect.

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  19. Made in Santa Barbara, Music EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    It's a sentiment shared by anyone who's ever thrown a truly epic bash, and it's precisely what happened in the wake of Halloween 2014 at Playback Studios. "It was a blast," recalled GrooveShine frontman Mike Mchugh.

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  20. Bummer-to-Bummer Traffic GuaranteedRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    What could be worse than the two-lane bottleneck on the 101 from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria? Spending hundreds of millions of dollars to widen it to three lanes and then making the new third lane usable to cars with passengers only !?!? Most of the drivers who use the 101, Monday through Friday are drivers going to work who work different hours than their family and friends.

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