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  1. Manhattan Beach section closed by mysterious oil globsRead the original story

    20 min ago | KTVN Reno

    A stretch of Manhattan Beach is closed as U.S. Coast Guard scientists investigate mysterious balls of tar or oil that have washed ashore. Fire officials say it appears to be about a barrel or two of oil - nothing like the spill from a pipeline that created a 10-square-mile slick off the Santa Barbara County coast last week.

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  2. Pipeline Company Ordered to Continue Cleanup from Refugio Oil SpillRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Noozhawk

    The pipeline company responsible for the oil spill near Refugio State Beach was formally ordered to continue clean-up work inland near the ruptured pipe, the shoreline and the ocean by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Coast Guard , which are co-leading the response effort on the Gaviota Coast. The Clean Water Act order was issued to Plains All American Pipeline , which operates the ruptured pipeline in southern Santa Barbara County, and requires the company to continue extensive clean-up operations and make a work plan for future response.

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  3. Proposal for Four-Story Mixed-Use Project in Downtown Santa Barbara Raises ConcernRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Noozhawk

    A proposed four-story mixed-use development project for a high-profile corner of downtown Santa Barbara has been met with wide disapproval by the members of the city's Planning Commission. Architect Jan Hochhauser presented a conceptual plan at last Thursday's Planning Commission for the corner of Santa Barbara and De la Guerra streets.

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  4. Geraldine FriesenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Minot Daily News

    HARVEY Geraldine Friesen, 79, Fresno, Calif., formerly of Santa Barbara, Calif., and the Harvey area, died Monday, May 18, 2015, in a Fresno hospital. She was born Sept.

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  5. Cumberland | $525,000Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

    ... a move into a new community, selling their home to move on, or even a move across town. Originally from Santa Barbara, Ca, I have also lived in Colorado and Massachusetts. Committed to my communities, I have been involved with school PTO, private ...

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  6. 5 Officers Treated After Exposure to Suspect's BloodRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Noozhawk

    Five Santa Barbara police officers were being treated for possible blood exposure on Wednesday after subduing a violent man they believed had injured himself while high on psychedelic mushrooms. The incident began at about 12:20 p.m. in the 1800 block of Chino Street on the city's Westside, according to police Sgt.

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  7. Official reports on Santa Barbara oil spill understate affected animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Officials from Plains All American Pipeline scrambled today to excavate a broken section of their oil pipeline that ruptured along the California coast near Santa Barbara, spilling 105,000 gallons of crude oil and leaking about 21,000 gallons of oil into open waters. Conservationists on the scene contend the damage to wildlife is being underreported.

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  8. Federal government orders pipeline company to clean California oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... dumped as much as 2,400 barrels (101,000 gallons, or 382,000 liters) of crude onto a pristine stretch of the Santa Barbara coastline and into the Pacific, leaving slicks that stretched over 9 miles (14 km) along the coast. "Our action today is to ...

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  9. USC catcher Garrett Stubbs packs big game into small bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Paradise Post

    ... and this year we finally did that." The Trojans (37-19) are in the Lake Elsinore regional, hosted by UC Santa Barbara, and will play Virginia (34-22) on Friday. UCSB (40-15-1) faces San Diego State (40-21). He was named the Pac-12's Defensive Player ...

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  10. NOAA: Santa Barbara oil spill won't affect Monterey Bay water qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KION 46

    ... oil on its feathers, then shows up here," Kathey said. No oiled birds have been found here so far. However, in Santa Barbara, more than a dozen birds have died. Another two dozen have been found covered in oil. The concern is for all transient birds ...

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  11. US gives order for pipe company to finish oil spill cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... found Friday at Refugio Beach near Goleta, Calif. The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the Santa Barbara coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shutoff valve because of a court fight ...

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  12. Police Say Man Stabs Ex-girlfriend's New BoyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

    A 24-year-old Santa Barbara man was booked in County Jail after he allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. Police say Daniel Jasso showed up just before midnight on Sunday night to his ex-girlfriend's house on the 400 block of West Padre Street to confront her and her current boyfriend, who also lives in the apartment.

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  13. Vaino A. Korpinen, 93Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... her passing. He attended the Finnish American Church, Wareham. Survivors include a nephew; Neil Korpinen of Santa Barbara, CA; two nieces, Cheryl Korpinen of New York City, and Brenda Chase of Plympton; a sister-in-law, Mary Korpinen of South ...

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  14. More Animals Arrive at SeaWorldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Diana Gailband, Adam Segal, Hannah Webster and Mike Woodruff wash a sea lion affected by the oil spill in Santa Barbara. A young California sea lion is washed at SeaWorld San Diego's Oiled Wildlife Care Center (Monday, May 25, 2015). The animal was ...

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  15. More oil-covered mammals brought to SeaWorld San Diego from spillRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    SeaWorld San Diego rescue specialists wash a young elephant seal oiled by the spill in Santa Barbara County. Eleven sea lions and six elephant seals are being cared for at the park.

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  16. County Water Agency, Partners Offering Residents Free Water-Efficient ShowerheadsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    At its May 5 meeting, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors recognized the continuing drought emergency in California with a resolution proclaiming May 2015 as Water Awareness Month. With the past four years being the driest consecutive four years ever recorded in Santa Barbara in more than 100 years, the county urges its residents to increase drought awareness and encourages residents to take individual actions to reduce water use.

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  17. Historic Solvang Hotel Reopens with New Name, LookRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    A Santa Barbara property management company has revitalized an historic inn located in the heart of Solvang in the Santa Ynez Valley, renovating it inside and out. The Landsby hotel at 1576 Mission Drive reopened under its new name in late April after closing for renovations in January.

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  18. Laguna Blanca School to Celebrate 81st Commencement and Closing CeremoniesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... Ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, June 5 at the Hope Ranch campus' Ruston Amphitheater, at 4125 Paloma Drive in Santa Barbara. Laguna Blanca School's 81st Commencement Ceremony for the graduating Class of 2015 will be held Wednesday, June 10. The event ...

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  19. Oil Spill Beach AssessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Edhat

    Professional and volunteer clean-up crews have been deployed for oil removal activities across beaches in Santa Barbara County including Arroyo Burro Beach and other Santa Barbara area beaches. These individuals are appropriately trained and wear personal protective equipment, to prepare for potential direct contact with oil products.

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  20. Activists urge officials to file civil and criminal charges against Plains All AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    In breaking news, Avaaz revealed that Plains All American CEO Greg Armstrong raked in over $5 million in compensation last year and is guaranteed $29 - $87 million in golden parachute cash. Plains All American is the company responsible for drenching 9 miles of Santa Barbara County Shoreline in oil from a shoddy pipeline rupture.

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