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  1. Dos Pueblos High School Student Arrested for Threatening Teacher and AdministratorRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Santa Barbara Independent

    A 15-year-old Dos Pueblos High School student was arrested Thursday morning for sending threatening emails to one of his teachers and a school administrator. According to Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kelly Hoover, the student sent a series of emails at around 10 a.m. School staff immediately notified the Sheriff's School Resource Deputy on campus, and the student was soon identified, taken into custody, and transported to the Juvenile Detention Center in Santa Maria, where he was booked on charges of making criminal threats.

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  2. New Cult on the Block: Levo WinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Roots: Originally from Idaho, Urness worked at a winery in high school, where he mostly set up weddings. "I really liked the whole thing even though I wasn't into wine," he said, noting that the winery made cab, merlot, and syrah but did best at riesling.

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  3. Deltopia 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Santa Barbara Independent

    There was a big buildup to this year's Deltopia celebration in Isla Vista. Santa Barbara County officials, the police, and residents did not want a repeat of the violence and mayhem that occurred last year. 1 comment

  4. Bay Club Buys SpectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Santa Barbara Independent

    All 11 Spectrum Athletic Clubs in Southern California - including the two in Santa Barbara and one in Goleta - are now owned and operated by The Bay Club Company. The San Francisco-based corporation acquired Spectrum earlier this month and plans to spend $10 million revamping the 11 gyms to fit its high-end, "modernized country club" model.

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  5. Glass Half FullRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Governor Brown has declared a severe drought emergency and will mandate a 25 percent cutback in water usage. This will be a challenge for homeowners, businesses, and municipalities, but it presents an opportunity for those of us in the landscaping profession in Santa Barbara.

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  6. Deltopia Not a DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Considerably fewer people showed up Saturday to Isla Vista's sixth annual street party known as Deltopia, but the number of arrests and citations - mostly alcohol-related - were close to the figures from last year when hundreds of rioters chucked bricks and bottles at cops firing tear gas and rubber bullets. While about 10,000 people were present on Saturday, authorities deemed Deltopia tame compared to last year's turnout of 25,000.

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  7. New Subdivisions Going Up in Goleta ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    It's been seven years since the project was approved by the County of Santa Barbara, but the bulldozers are now clearing a North Patterson Avenue property to make way for The Knoll, a subdivision that will include 12 new homes and the existing historic mansion on about five acres. "The market has healed," explained Jeff Nelson of the Oak Creek Company, a development outfit based on State Street in downtown Santa Barbara, "so now we're starting up."

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  8. Adoptable Pet of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    My name is Kobe, and I am a four-year-old doberman/cattle dog mix. I am looking for my forever home with a family that wants to take me on hikes, runs, beach walks, and give me some good love.

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  9. Acing the All-Star Academy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Those were the words of celebrity chef Michael Symon, who picked Craig for his team during episode one of Food Network's new All-Star Academy . At the end of this competition's eight-week run, one home cook will walk away with $50,000.

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

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  11. Inside the Tiny House ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    What began as an art project in the cozy backside Suite C at 5860 Hollister Avenue morphed from an all-purpose secondhand operation into The Control Lab, the area's only store that specializes in buying, selling, and trading retro video games. In case you don't already know, old-school consoles like Nintendo, Super Nintendo, and Sega Genesis are, as the saying goes, "a thing," and The Control Lab has got them by the score.

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  12. Adoptable Pet of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Piper is a happy, young gal who is looking for a loving family. In a home environment, she is a calm, quiet, and all around well-behaved girl.

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  13. Help Close the Poop LoopRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | 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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  14. The S.B. Questionnaire: Brent AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Once a year, almost all nonprofit barbershop harmony chapters in the country perform "Singing Valentines," in which they surprise your loved one on Valentine's Day with a very special performance. The expected donation for this annual fundraiser is $50 per performance.

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  15. Ice in Paradise Gets $225,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians recently donated $225,000 to Goleta's Ice in Paradise skating project, providing a funding boost for the long-sought skating rink slated to open its doors in September. The multi-year grant commitment will aid in construction costs for the 46,500-square-foot facility, which will be featuring the tribe's name on the arena's main rink scoreboard.

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  16. IV Tenants Union Protests EvictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Isla Vista Tenants Union launched a campaign this week to highlight the plight of six Latino households that were served 60-day eviction notices at their apartments on the 6700 block of Abrego Road last August. The notices came shortly after the apartments changed ownership and a new management company took over.

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  17. Boy Scout Abuse Trial BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In a Boy Scout abuse trial with national implications, a former Scout testified in Santa Barbara Superior Court on Monday that he was traumatized and fearful to leave the house after a 400-pound, 29-year-old volunteer molested him. The case is being watched closely in national legal circles to see if the jury awards actual and punitive damages and, if so, how much.

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  18. Jordano's Gets $10.6 Million PropertyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Pacific Beverage, the sister company of Jordano's Inc., announced last week it purchased a $10.6 million, seven-acre property at the Cabrillo Business Park in Goleta, according to the Pacific Coast Business Times . About to celebrate its 100th anniversary, Santa Barbara-based Jordano's Inc. is a food and beverage distributor that has mushroomed from a small family business to a powerhouse that employs more than 500 people.

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  19. Showdown at Slippery RockRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In an unprecedented move, the Goleta Water District served notice last week it intends to sue owners of the Slippery Rock Ranch, a 725-acre avocado operation located in the Goleta foothills, to stop the ranch owners from selling their water to the Montecito Water District. The declaration of legal war came just two days after a delegate from the water-strapped Montecito District addressed the Goleta Water board, beseeching its boardmembers to work cooperatively with the agency to explore the Slippery Rock deal.

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  20. Don't Discount Isla VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Winston Churchill is credited with saying, "The victors write the history." Now, unlike Churchill's time, history is being constantly rewritten or reinvented by online bloggers, blowhards, and bilious lurkers who are uninformed at best and biased at worst.

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