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2 hrs ago | Edhat
Beginning September 2nd, 2014, visitors to some Santa Barbara County beaches will have to give the "brush off" to sand as they leave recreational areas, as outdoor showers on county beaches have been turned off in an effort to save water during this critical drought period.
3 hrs ago | Edhat
Following months of work to identify state drought funding for a Lake Cachuma emergency pumping project, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assemblymember Das Williams announced today that significant progress is being made.
5 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent
The canopy of 90 historic stone pine trees that so dramatically define a five-block stretch of East Anapamu Street is currently under serious stress by the state's prolonged drought.
9 hrs ago | Stereogum
Last year, TV On The Radio released two pretty outstanding songs, " Mercy " and " Million Miles ," both of which suggested the band had a lot left to say.
September is National Preparedness Month and the County of Santa Barbara is joining the nationwide effort to encourage individuals, families, businesses and organizations to prepare for emergencies by getting a kit, making a plan, staying informed and getting involved in their local community.
Ending a half-century of geological speculation, scientists have finally seen the process that causes rocks to move atop Racetrack Playa, a desert lake bed in the mountains above Death Valley, California.
I visited my first museum at the ripe old age of three. My grandfather took me to the Museum of Natural History in my home town of Santa Barbara, where we also regularly visited the Old Mission, the Art Museum, the Botanical Gardens, the pony rides and the train station .
Shelley Rouillard was named director of the California Department of Managed Health Care in December 2013 after serving as the agency's chief deputy for two years.
Does it bother anybody else that 350.org of Santa Barbara, a legitimate organization, would create a sub-organization and name it Water Guardians? Is it trying to mask its true identity? Why couldn't its members just tell it like it is and say their concern is about air quality? Are they using the name Water Guardians to play on people's sympathy ... (more)
How many white, heterosexual male historical figures can you name? How many scientists, politicians or artists can you think of who reflect this image? Now consider how many historical figures you know who were, or are, women, people of color, people with disabilities, or lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender .
The 53-year-old actor is set to marry Amal Alamuddin next month in Italy and his friends are keen to throw the hunk a sexy stag do at a strip club near his home in Santa Barbara, California, to celebrate.
The California Senate has passed AB 1014, which would allow law enforcement or family members of a person who is displaying signs of violence to petition a court for a restraining order.
The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.
Judges would be able to temporarily take firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Days after the families of those killed in the Isla Vista shooting pleaded for action, California lawmakers sent to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk a measure that allows parents to obtain a restraining order barring gun use for someone displaying mental instability.
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Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:09 pm
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