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  1. Resolution Against Cat DeclawingRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | 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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  2. Boys BBall: Royals Beat DonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | 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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  3. Ventura Gang Members Arrested in CarpinteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  4. Parasite ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  5. S.B. Doused with Weekend RainRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  6. DIJO Brings Brooklyn Boy to CarpinteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | 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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  7. Scene in S.B.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 'Tis the Season 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    It's easy to be burnt out by the holidays, but why do that? This year, let's take a breath, take a stroll, and take in what our enchanting city has to offer this time of year. There will be parades aplenty, lights in constant twinkle, choirs in harmony, music to soothe and inspire, movies and theater to pull the heartstrings, dance that amazes, area artisans selling their goods and wares, crafting workshops for the young and older, ugly sweaters, toys for tykes, generosity, community, and so much more that we had to lay it all out for you.

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  17. Lacrosse and RugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    TEAMING: Darwin Miguel is a lacrosse player who made the Laguna Blanca football team. The 5a 26a 3, 130-pound junior played cornerback for the Owls this fall.

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  18. Local Websites Provide Real-Time Weather InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    "The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it." ~Patrick Young You may not trust our local weather forecasters any more than I do but when a big storm like yesterday's approaches us, there are a few handy online tools that you can use to get up-to-date information about where it's raining, how much it's coming down and whether it is heading your way.

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

    Nov 21, 2014 | 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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  20. Suspicious Package Came From Mentally Ill Orange County ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | 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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