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  1. Sen. Jackson Slams Door on Offshore Oil DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Barbara Independent

    Just hours after President Donald Trump announced he would open the door to offshore oil drilling in federal waters - including in the Santa Barbara Channel - State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson asserted that she would slam it shut. Trump's executive order released Friday reverses an Obama administration moratorium on oil and gas drilling in federal lands on the Outer Continental Shelf, including beneath the Pacific.

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  2. Wadford Switches Plea to Guilty in Fatal StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Barbara Independent

    Two weeks into a trial that was supposed to last through May, Aubrey Wadford has pled guilty to second-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend Angela Laskey and admitted to the use of a deadly weapon. Laskey was found stabbed to death in her Santa Barbara home on October 29, 2014.

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  3. Lobero Honors George Burtness and Milt LarsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Barbara Independent

    On April 23, the Lobero Theatre held a marvelously entertaining affair on the stage of the Lobero Theatre for its Ghostlight Society members and their guests to celebrate the philanthropic and volunteer contributions of George Burtness and the artistic contributions of Milt Larsen. The Ghostlight Society is comprised of the Lobero's top tier donors who help underwrite the wide variety of performances and activities at the Lobero.

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  4. First of May Means Union ContractsRead the original story

    Friday | Santa Barbara Independent

    The immediate reasons are clear: the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, which represents clerical, grounds, and service staff across the University of California system, is negotiating an employment contract for its 22,000 members, 500 of whom work here in Santa Barbara. The Professional and Technical Employees union, which represents 150 workers on our campus, will begin negotiating its contract in September.

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  5. Chamber Orchestra Suspends Operations for 2017-18Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 27 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra announced on Tuesday that it would suspend operations for the 2017-18 season while its board of directors makes a decision as to the organization's ongoing financial viability. Led by music director Heiichiro Ohyama since 1983, the has earned a reputation as one of the finest chamber orchestras on the West Coast, attracting top international soloists and enlisting some of the best musicians in Southern California to its ranks.

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  6. School Drug Dogs NixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Surprise visits by drug-sniffing dogs to Santa Barbara Unified School District high schools will be a program of the past as administrators at Tuesday evening's Board of Education meeting revealed that "it's been intrusive" and has had "minimal impact" on deterring students from bringing drugs to school or showing up under the influence, according to Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Frann Wageneck. When the program started during the 2012-13 school year, 14 percent of anonymously polled students said they'd used drugs or alcohol on campus or showed up intoxicated; also, there was a three-year average of 260 drug/alcohol-related student infractions.

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  7. Where Have All Our Characters Gone?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 27 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In days gone by, our streets were festooned with characters, mostly harmless, some loveable, others just plain strange. We gave them names, chatted with them when we could, and tolerated their eccentricities.

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  8. Fun Funding the FoodbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Alas, we're in an age when it seems we need to donate to everything, as so much seems at risk - women's rights, the air we breathe, the arts, bear cubs in their den So it's great to see that the Foodbank continues a wonderful way to raise some funds with the Fork Cork Classic, celebrating what's good to eat and drink in Santa Barbara. This year's event happens Sunday, May 7, at Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort.

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  9. ArtBark International presents 'Alma.Sama.'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Alma.Sama. is a piece of contemporary dance theater featuring artists from across the globe.

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  10. Power to the PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Santa Barbara Independent

    On April 29, thousands will participate in a People's Climate March in Washington, D.C., and around the country to demand urgent action on the global climate crisis. Here in Santa Barbara , environmental justice groups, labor unions, youth organizations, members of the faith community, and small business owners will hold our own march for climate justice and a clean energy economy.

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  11. David Sedaris on Finding and Keeping StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In what is almost a yearly tradition now, the much-beloved writer, humorist, essayist, and orator David Sedaris will come back to Santa Barbara in an Arts Lectures-hosted evening at the Arlington Theatre on Wednesday, May 3 - and we couldn't be more grateful. After all, the man who has made his life's work of recounting his life in piercingly thoughtful, gently sweet, wryly wise, and outright hilarious memoirs and essays, after all these years, does not stop being great at what he does, and he's found quite the connection in Santa Barbara audiences.

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  12. Scores of Birds, Sea Lions Suffering Likely Domoic Acid PoisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Since the beginning of April, Julia Parker has seen 216 sick pelagic birds come into the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. There were only four in February, and three in March.

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  13. Surf FreedomRead the original story

    Monday Apr 24 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The posted open parking hours at Loon Point were recently cut back to "8 a.m. to Sunset." For three decades, the policy had been "Dawn to Dusk."

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  14. Santa Barbara Marches for ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Santa Barbara Independent

    For Santa Barbara's March for Science on Saturday, thousands crowded into De La Guerra Plaza, the surrounding street and sidewalks, and even up the stairways of the buildings facing the grass. "We haven't missed a march yet!" said Joanna Lampert, an Oxnard resident, speaking of the series of protests that have followed Donald Trump's election to the presidency.

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  15. Race for Congress 2018 Already BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Fourteen months before the 2018 primary election, a Morro Bay man filed papers to challenge Representative Salud Carbajal in the race to represent the 24th District, which spans Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, and includes a slice of Ventura. Michael Erin Woody, a Republican who appears to be an engineer and the owner of Struct One Engineering But Carbajal, known for being a skilled fundraiser, has not slowed down.

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  16. RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Copyright 2017 Santa Barbara Independent, Inc. Reproduction of material from any Independent.com pages without written permission is strictly prohibited.

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  17. Lawsuit Continues Over UCSB Student Cliff Fall DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Siobhan Markee and Lon Winkler initiated the lawsuit in May 2015 after their daughter fell to her death from the cliffs of Sea Lookout Park in Isla Vista on the evening of May 4, 2014. According to interviews conducted by the Sherriff's Office, Markee-Winkler had been drinking and partying throughout the afternoon and evening at the music and arts festival Chilla Vista.

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  18. Carbajal, Schneider Resist Trump CDBG CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Mayor Helene Schneider joins Mayors across the nation in support of federal Community Development Block Grant Program and to #Fight4CDBG...Speakers include Congressmember Salud Carbajal, Marsha Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, WomenA*s Economic Ventures , Fran Forman, Executive Director, Community Action Commission , Kathleen Baushke, Executive Director of Transition House, and Rob Fredericks, Executive Director, Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara Congressmember Salud Carbajal, Mayor Helene Schneider, and a bevy of representatives from Santa Barbara housing, career, and social service organizations descended on Ortega Park Monday afternoon to join cities across the country in denouncing President Donald Trump's "skinny budget" proposal to fully eliminate the $3 billion Community Development Block Grant program in favor of more national security spending.

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  19. Dr. Harry Brown, Founder of SEE Intl, Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Santa Barbara Independent

    International , died on April 16 at the age of 86, the organization announced. His nonprofit was among the early providers of relatively simple and free surgeries to prevent blindness and restore sight around the world.

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  20. Epic Views and Vines Atop Grimm's BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In a region where land is extremely expensive, water is scarce, and viticulturalists have scoured most available pockets, it's rare to find a slice of land that still may be truly unique, and rarer still to find someone with deep enough pockets and drive to bet on that chance. Meet Rick Grimm, proprietor of Grimm's Bluff, a new estate vineyard that's perched on a bench high above a bend in the Santa Ynez River, with unobstructed views of Lake Cachuma and the forested mountains beyond.

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