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  1. Game of the WeekRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

    Tournament of Champions At halftime of S.B.'s opening-round game against Hanford, former Dons great Kristin Cole-whose 1,762 career points are second in school history and who went on to play for Notre Dame and is the current assistant coach at Texas-Arlington-will have her jersey retired. If the Dons defeat Hanford, they are likely to face Sierra Canyon, the defending Tournament of Champions ( Gold Division and another 16 in the Green Division.

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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  3. Big Jump in Water Bills?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  4. Made in Santa Barbara, Music EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  5. Bummer-to-Bummer Traffic GuaranteedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  6. 'Tis the Season 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  7. Lacrosse and RugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  8. Local Websites Provide Real-Time Weather InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Cruiser Thief Takes Plea DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | 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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  12. Fired Up for World Food ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  13. Volunteers Needed for County Boards and CommissionsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | 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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  14. Manna from HeavenRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | 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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  15. Ellen DeGeneres Donates $10,000 to Santa Barbara Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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