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  1. Public's Help Needed in Accident InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who witnessed a traffic accident Tuesday in Goleta that left a woman with severe injuries to call investigators at 961-7518. Officials did not elaborate on why they're asking for the public's help in the investigation.

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  2. Goleta Resident Killed in Hollister Avenue CrashRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Santa Barbara Independent

    A 26-year-old Goleta man died in a traffic accident just before midnight Saturday when he crashed into a tree along Hollister Avenue. Michael Moore was driving westbound in the 7900 block of Hollister Avenue near Las Armas Road when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road, said Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kelly Hoover.

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  3. Fourth Annual Paddle for SorelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Sorel Kolendrianos is a Santa Barbara girl living with Rett syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder that generally causes a slowing of development, loss of certain functions, and often seizures. At 18 months, Sorel lost hope of walking, talking, and using her hands in a purposeful way.

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  4. King Zero's Reggae-Rock-Rap FusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Muisc Club with Fayuca, Ease Up, and True Press, but don't call them a white-boy reggae band. "Genre, genre, genre - I just play music," said band mastermind and rhythm guitarist Keith Cain.

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  5. Lou Ann Smith's Quilt to Travel CountryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Lou Ann Smith recently returned home from the Quilt National 2015 at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Ohio, where her beautiful abstract quilt known as "Leaf 2" was one of just 86 quilts selected for the annual exhibition out of nearly 1,000 submissions. It was the first stop for "Leaf 2" on what will be a two-year journey through galleries and museums across the country.

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  6. Refugio Oil Spill Cleanup Costs Top $64 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Twenty-four days after the Refugio Oil Spill, fewer boats can be seen from the shoreline, and skimming operations have stopped. The size of the cleanup crew has decreased to about 1,000 personnel on the ground, with about 100 people occupying the Unified Command post.

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  7. Coastal Trident 2015 Simulates Power Grid OutageRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Santa Barbara Independent

    An "asymmetric warfare" exercise set for Friday morning will test the mettle of several county emergency agencies and private sector utility providers following a simulated explosion aboard a seagoing vessel that somehow ends up turning off Santa Barbara's power. The explosion part of the exercise happened on Thursday in Ventura, explained Alan Jaeger with the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Asymmetric Warfare located in Pt.

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  8. Isla Vista: Investor's ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Santa Barbara Independent

    For decades, Isla Vista's been branded a "youth ghetto," and in some ways, the label fits. Of 15,000 residents, nearly 13,000 are students who endure urban blight, overcrowding, and a high crime rate amid a jumble of old apartment buildings and tract homes.

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  9. Gamers Donate $1 Million Toward Nepal ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Last Thursday, Bungie, the Seattle-based video game developer that created Halo, Destiny, and other fan favorites, presented Direct Relief with a check for more than $1 million that will go towards Nepal recovery efforts. After the devastating earthquake last month that flattened entire villages and killed nearly 9,000 people, more than 50,000 of Bungie's players donated towards Nepal relief by purchasing special t-shirts and accessories for their in-game characters.

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  10. Goleta Company Grows the Roots of Future FarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Santa Barbara Independent

    We all face a grim outcome when our bodies are deprived of water. At first, your muscles cramp.

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  11. ExxonMobil Submits Emergency Application to Truck OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Santa Barbara Independent

    On Thursday, ExxonMobil submitted an emergency application to truck oil out of a storage tank at Las Flores Canyon throughout the state pending the repair and restoration of Plains All American's pipeline at Refugio. Within days, the county's Planning and Development director Glenn Russell is expected to grant or deny the application by determining if Exxon's request constitutes an "emergency," a decision that will be closely scrutinized by environmentalists.

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  12. Chromeo and Glitch Mob at the BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Santa Barbara Independent

    It's no surprise Chromeo, Glitch Mob, and Com Truise amazed fans at the Santa Barbara Bowl last Saturday night. The evening opened with the "excavator of slow-motion funk," Com Truise.

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  13. Bureaucrats Talk to Public About Refugio Oil ResponseRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Twelve days after the Refugio Oil Spill, questions still linger about the cause and official response effort to clean up the sand and water. But what is crystal clear is that oil spills in Santa Barbara are a big deal.

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  14. Santa Barbara Dog Trainer in National ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    When she's not teaching at Channel Islands High School in Oxnard, Marla Cooper can be found training with her four competitive boarder collies or organizing dog agility workshops across the country. Cooper is a serious dog lover who has become an expert in dog training through experimentation and studying with professional trainers and competitors around the world.

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  15. Weekend Refugio Events to Answer Questions and Raise SpiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Both the official and a local response to the Refugio spill are planning get-togethers this weekend, and both hold opportunities for everyone to get involved. The Unified Command's Community Open House meets at Elks Lodge #613 in Goleta on Saturday, May 30, from 11 a.m.-2p.m. as a general question-and-answer session.

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  16. Official Refugio Cleanup Order IssuedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    From the air, the land near the broken oil pipeline at Refugio resembles a parking lot of bins containing thousands of cubic yards of oil-soaked sand, soil, and vegetation. The owner of the ruptured crude transport line, Plains All American Pipeline, today received an official order from the Environmental Protection Agency and Coast Guard requiring Plains to continue its ongoing cleanup work at all areas where oil and petroleum contamination has occurred until a work plan is written.

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  17. Rufugio Oil Spill a Crime Scene?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    As a crew prepared to excavate the pipe that had spilled hundreds of barrels of oil into the Pacific, Santa Barbara's District Attorney Joyce Dudley was on the spot Monday, of a mind to consider it a "potential crime scene." Her office has prosecuted multiple environment-related cases in the past, she said, and could possibly take on the Refugio spill, though she could not comment on the particulars.

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  18. Pedaling with Velo WingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    I've been writing about Santa Barbara's Velo Wings Awards since the first group of women cyclists was honored. Each year the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition recognizes three inspirational women.

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  19. Refugio Oil Spill Timeline Still MurkyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    County firefighters thought they were responding to a call about burning petroleum near Refugio State Beach when they were dispatched on reports of gas odors in the area. It was just after 11:42 a.m. on Tuesday morning when a 9-1-1 call first came into the Gaviota Fire Station, and the crew went out to find the culprit.

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  20. Teen Falls from Goleta CliffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    On Monday morning just before 11 a.m., a 16-year-old girl fell 30 feet from a cliff at Santa Barbara Shores county park located near Ellwood Beach. County firefighters and Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene, according to County Fire spokesperson Dave Zaniboni.

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