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  1. Goleta Warned to Evacuate Robin Hill RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Robin Hill Road area of Goleta opposite the airport is under evacuation warning, and Sheriff's deputies are in the area asking people to voluntarily leave. Drivers throughout the area are warned to avoid standing water and not to drive through the pools.

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  2. Storm Claims Stone Pine; Apartment Complex EvacuatedRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Friday's storm continues to hammer Santa Barbara with rain and wind triggering mudslides and toppling trees all over town. Shortly before 1 p.m., a large Italian Stone Pine Tree on Anapamu Street came crashing down on parked cars.

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  3. Storm Damage WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The storm battering Santa Barbara has already wreaked serious damage up and down the South Coast, from toppling trees into parked cars in Goleta to creating a large sinkhole in the 800 block of Olive Street. As the day progresses, we'll be updating this story with photos and videos of these incidents.

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  4. Game of the Week: February 17thRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Play-Off at Dos Pueblos After winning their first league championship since 2008, the Chargers were awarded a bye into the 2A Division round of 16. They ended the regular season with a 21-4 record, 8-0 in the Channel League, and are ranked No. 7 in the division.

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  5. Housing: A Conversation with Rob PearsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Like the weather, people complain a lot about Santa Barbara's excruciatingly unaffordable housing market. For 36 years, Rob Pearson has actually done something about it.

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  6. Venoco's Expansion Plans Dead in the Water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Santa Barbara Independent

    At the tail end of this week's California State Lands Commission meeting, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom appeared to effectively deep-six Venoco oil company's proposed lease expansion in the Ellwood oil fields off the coast of Goleta. Responding to members of the public who spoke against Venoco's proposal, Newsom - who serves as one of the three voting members of State Lands Commission - stated, "That project's dead."

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  7. Continued Oil Platform Shutdown Forces Venoco LayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Nearly two years after the Refugio Oil Spill, which caused seven offshore oil platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel to shut down indefinitely, Venoco Inc. laid off at least seven of its workers this week. The company said these employees mostly worked on the South Ellwood platform, and made up seven percent of its total workforce.

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  8. Start-Up Dreams @ The SandboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Santa Barbara Independent

    For the better part of the past decade, Kyle Ashby has been Santa Barbara's entrepreneur enabler. Using his own web development background, the Goleta native and grad connects budding business owners under the StartupSB umbrella and was integral in creating the Impact Hub on State Street.

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  9. Pools at The PlaygroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Many know The Playgrounds, perched high atop Goleta off West Camino Cielo, as just that: a Mother Nature-made playground of sandstone boulders, dark caves, and narrow ravines, familiar to rock-hoppers, revelers, and relaxers. After recent rains, though, the familiar becomes unfamiliar, when usually dry rock bowls capture the sky's offerings.

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  10. Slavery in Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Slavery still exists in the United States, though most Americans believe the Civil War firmly ended the practice. Sadly, you may walk right by someone enslaved without realizing it.

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  11. City Attorney and Chief Planner Leave GoletaRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Santa Barbara Independent

    By the second week of the new year, the City of Goleta lost two of its high-ranking officials. On Tuesday, City Attorney Tim Giles resigned, and the week before, Jennifer Carman, head of Planning and Environmental Review, did the same.

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  12. Six Reasons to Rethink the South Coast's Transportation PlanRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Almost 10 years ago, Santa Barbara County voters overwhelmingly supported a half-cent sales tax to pay for "a lane and a train." The agencies in charge of implementing those projects are now on course to deliver us the lane without the train.

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  13. Package Thief Caught on VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Santa Barbara Independent

    One of the thieves who were stealing deliveries off porches during the holidays was caught on video. After being notified by a relative that they'd sent some sentimental items, a Goleta resident viewed surveillance tapes and saw the theft on the tape from December 30. The video stills show a woman with dark hair taking a package from a home on the 500 block of Carlo Drive, the Sheriff's Office reported.

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  14. Goleta Slough Reaches the SeaRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The rain and tide early on 1/9 finally breached the mouth of the Goleta Slough, which had risen to about 7 feet from summertime levels of 3.5 feet, and prevented parts of Old Town Goleta and the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport from flooding. City crews had worked on 1/6 to "groom" the sand berm to allow such a breach, and Andrew Bermond, project planner for the City of Santa Barbara, which owns the airport, said the slough has not only filtered through the berm but also along the natural slough outlet alongside the cliff.

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  15. The Resistance Brings the Action To DPHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Wham! Bam! Pow! - and lots of laughter. Expect to hear these and more when The Resistance, the A1 4ber-exciting improv troupe from L.A., comes to Elings Performing Arts Center at Dos Pueblos High School on Saturday, January 14. Before your very eyes, the group will create an entirely original action/adventure/comedy based on your suggestions, complete with the cinematic magic of live music and lighting.

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  16. Odell Runs 50 Charitable Miles For 50thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Dave Odell's footprints are spread far and wide as a businessman, a college athletic director, a father of three, and a dedicated trail runner, but for almost nine hours last Friday, his steps were circumscribed on a 400-meter oval. To celebrate his 50th birthday, Odell ran 50 miles - 201 and 1/3 times around the Westmont College track.

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  17. Game of the Week: 1/12-1/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Division 1 teams are in the tournament. The top five in the rankings are Laguna Beach, Dos Pueblos, San Marcos, Orange Lutheran, and Mater Dei.

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  18. A Footbridge Too Far?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    At its last meeting, the California Coastal Commission spent a large part of a day considering the case of Dr. Warren Lent. Dr. Lent has a house on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.

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  19. Chihuahua Killer Sentenced to ProbationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Kyle Barbre, charged in June with animal cruelty after fatally injuring his one-year-old Chihuahua named Floyd, was sentenced Tuesday to three years of felony probation. Barbre is also not allowed to own an animal for 10 years and continues to undergo mental health and anger management counseling.

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  20. Highway 101 Widening Forum ScheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Santa Barbara's 101 Highway-widening project has reached its public comment period, again, as its second draft Environmental Impact Report is now available at Caltrans' website . To start the conversation, Caltrans has scheduled a meeting for Thursday, December 15 on the draft Revised : Chase Palm Park Center, 236 East Cabrillo Boulevard in Santa Barbara, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Copies of the draft The comment period ends January 31, which gives readers less than two months to page through the 151-page report and its appendices, not to mention the eight technical traffic studies linked at the site.

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