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  1. Measure P Preserves and ProtectsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | 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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  2. Farming the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | 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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  3. Orlando by ElementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Venoco Lays Off 10 Percent of WorkforceRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Last week, Venoco Inc. laid off a number of administrative positions, and the oil company - which has offices in Carpinteria and Denver, and runs offshore operations in the Santa Barbara Channel as well as onshore wells in Beverly Hills and elsewhere - cited the shift away from Monterey shale exploration as one reason why.

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  7. Grazing GoatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    If the torrid heat of recent weeks and the lack of rain have you worried about wildfire, you're not alone.

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  8. Where Rail & Road CrossRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Dept. of Energy data shows train travel per passenger mile is 34 percent more efficient than by automobile and 16 percent more efficient than planes; as a result, trains contribute far fewer greenhouse gases that both auto and air travel.

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  9. South Coast Math Superbowl Draws 358 Local StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade students from Goleta, Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Carpinteria competed in the South Coast Math Superbowl at the Earl Warren Showgrounds on Thursday, May 29. Over 350 students from 33 different schools were present to participate in the 25 multiple-choice, five individual problem-solving, and five group ... (more)

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  10. TV Santa Barbara on the Fritz?Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Santa Barbara is tightening its belt. Last week, talk circulated that the staff of seven would be laid off and asked to reapply for new positions with new responsibilities - some with pay cuts.

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  11. Pini Attorney Argues Bad Press Would Mean Unfair TrailRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In connection with a slip-and-fall personal injury complaint filed by a Carpinteria tenant, Judge Colleen Sterne rejected arguments by landlord Dario Pini's attorney that Pini could not get a fair trial anywhere in Santa Barbara County because of negative media coverage about the substandard quality of his properties.

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  12. Addressing Mental Health IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Following the shootings in Isla Vista, the community, and people throughout the nation, are playing a blame game.

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  13. Foreigners Flock to S.B.Read the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Though the petite school typically attracts more students during the summer months, this season it will see 1,400 students - 300 more than last summer - from 50 countries.

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  14. Sports Highlights: May 20-31Read the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Southern Section boys volleyball semifinals. The winner between the top-ranked Royals and Esperanza, the defending champion, will advance to the finals on Saturday at Cerritos College.

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  15. Unemployment Rates Reach Pre-Recession LevelsRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Santa Barbara County's unemployment rate has fallen to a level not seen since July 2008, before the Great Recession hit, according to the county's Workforce Investment Board .

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  16. Water Conservation All WetRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Efforts by Santa Barbara City Hall to cajole voluntary reductions in water consumption have proved disappointing, generating only a 5 percent drop in the month of April.

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  17. Santa Barbara County ADMHS Initiates Mental Health Outreach Program in CarpinteriaRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Beginning May 8th, the Santa Barbara County Department of Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services will offer new mental health outreach services in Carpinteria.

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  18. Seven local elementary schools named Distinguished SchoolsRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Seven elementary schools in Santa Barbara County are among the 424 statewide that have been named California Distinguished Schools for 2014.

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  19. Lecture: Living and Thriving with Asperger's SyndromeRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Alix Generous is unlike most college seniors at the University of Vermont. She lives in family housing; although she is single, doesn't drink because of her fragile body chemistry; and won't go clubbing because the noises in bars are likely to freak her out.

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  20. Lorenzo 'Dal' Dall'Armi: 1922-2014Read the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Lorenzo "Dal" Dall'Armi passed away on March 8, 2014. He was 91 years young. He was born at the San Ysidro Guest Ranch to Italian immigrant parents, Lorenzo and Giuditta Dall'Armi, who worked at the ranch as a stonemason and a domestic.

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