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48 min ago | Santa Barbara Independent

Dr. Roger McGrath Ph.D presents 'The Shot Heard Round the World".

The Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society holds its monthly general meeting on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance at State Street, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.

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4 hrs ago | Cal Coast News

Central Coast fish thieves arrested

Department of Fish and Wildlife wardens arrested two Santa Barbara County men Sunday for allegedly stealing from other fishermen and commercial fish markets to resell in Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Santa Ynez, CA, Buellton, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Noozhawk

African American Women's Luncheon Celebrates the Bonds of Sisterhood

From left, singer Malynda Hale, event chairwoman Wendy Sims-Moten, author Jackie Joice and keynote speaker Qiana Charles make connections by "Stepping Out and Stepping Forward" at the third annual African American Women's Luncheon held at Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort.

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Related Topix: Selma, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara Independent

Superior Court of Santa Barbara County honors graduates of the Santa Maria Veterans Treatment Court

On Friday, April 11, 2014, the Honorable Rogelio Flores will host a commencement ceremony to honor military veterans who have successfully completed the Veterans Treatment Court program.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Lois Capps, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Maria, CA

Noozhawk

Habitat for Humanity of Santa Barbara County Awarded AmeriCorps Position

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County has been awarded one AmeriCorps member position and is looking for a motivated and qualified candidate to serve locally during the 2014-15 service year, which begins this September.

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Noozhawk

Deltopia Reveler Pleads Not Guilty; Release Request Denied

The young Isla Vista reveler accused of assaulting a police officer during the Deltopia street party earlier this month has pleaded not guilty to charges.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA

Noozhawk

Lunar Eclipse Causes Spectacular 'Blood Moon'

A lot of eyes were turned skyway late Monday night to catch a glimpse of a celestial phenomenon known as a "blood moon."

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Related Topix: Goleta, CA

Business Wire

Payment Alliance International Partners with Ventura County Credit...

PAI will own and operate the ATMs reflecting VCCU's branding, giving Ventura County Credit Union members surcharge-free access to cash at these Rite Aid locations beginning late April 2014.

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Related Topix: Ventura County, CA

The Orange County Register

La Palma man admits killing uncle

Kirk Michael Galvin, 25, pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder and agreed to a sentence of 15 years to life.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Noozhawk

American Airlines Raffle Winner Flies with A Different Point of View

A Different Point of View , a nonprofit organization known for its innovative use of flight lessons to engage underserved youth in Santa Barbara County, conducted its American Airlines raffle drawing last Friday at the Santa Barbara Airport.

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Related Topix: Goleta, CA

Noozhawk

Sen. Jackson to Judge UCSB Grad Slam Finals; Public Invited to Talk Competition

California state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson will be among the judges for the UC Santa Barbara Graduate Division's Grad Slam Finals on Friday afternoon at Corwin Pavilion, it was confirmed Monday.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, Santa Barbara, CA

Noozhawk

Chumash Tribal Elder Reginald Pagaling Approved to Serve on Native American Heritage Commission

The California State Senate Rules Committee recently confirmed the nomination of Reginald "Reggie" Pagaling, a Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians tribal elder, to the state's Native American Heritage Commission.

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Related Topix: Santa Ynez, CA

Cal Coast News

Cartel hit man cops to nine murders in California

A Mexican drug cartel hit man confessed last week to killing more than 30 people, nine of whom he murdered in California.

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Related Topix: Richgrove, CA

Santa Barbara Independent

Have We Had Enough Yet?

Just a little more than a week ago, Isla Vista felt like a war zone during what is being called a riot.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA, Riot

Noozhawk

Three People Injured in Mission Canyon Crash

Three people were injured Sunday night when their vehicle ran off the roadway in Mission Canyon, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department .

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Related Topix: Mission Canyon, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Goleta, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Home Wine Competition Now Accepting Entries

You are invited to submit your wines to Santa Barbara County Fair Home Wine Competition to be held June 14th, 2014 at the Santa Barbara Fair Park in Santa Maria.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Santa Maria, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Noozhawk

Santa Maria High School Tuberculosis Case Sparks Flurry of Public Health Testing of Students

Within an hour of diagnosing a Santa Maria High School student with tuberculosis, Santa Barbara County public health workers had him isolated and under treatment, the county's health officer said.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Bakersfield.com

A murderer living in our midst

Nobody knew what "Mano Negra," the Black Hand, looked like until last week. But it was common knowledge in many small farm towns in Tulare County that when a debt wasn't paid or someone got killed, he was probably involved.

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Related Topix: Tulare County, CA, Earlimart, CA, Richgrove, CA, Kern County, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Noozhawk

Fracking Hearing Draws a Crowd, Along with a Wide Range of Views on Oil and Gas Drilling Technique

Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, makes a point during Friday's hearing on hydraulic fracturing operations in the Santa Barbara Channel.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Scotts Valley, CA

Noozhawk

Clear Skies in Forecast for Tuesday Night's Blood Moon Appearance

Westmont College invites public to view total lunar eclipse at campus observatory; phenomenon one of four total eclipses over the next year and a half At 12:07 a.m. Tuesday, the full moon will take on a coppery red appearance known as a blood moon.

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Related Topix: Westmont College, Science / Technology, NASA, Montecito, CA

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