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  1. Amber Alert Suspect Shot in SolvangRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Barbara Independent

    Santa Barbara Sheriff's deputies exchanged gunfire at around 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon in Solvang with a man suspected of abducting a teenage girl out of Solano County the previous day. Fernando Castro, 19, was reportedly shot, though Sheriff's officials have yet to comment on the unfolding incident.

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  2. The People's Demonstrated RepRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Joan Hartmann, candidate for Santa Barbara County 3rd District Supervisor, has already demonstrated her ability to represent the people's best interests in our neighborhoods and communities. As county planning commissioner and chair, she has dealt with the complexities of protecting our health, safety and well-being.

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  3. The S.B. Questionnaire: Kenny OsehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Santa Barbara Independent

    To Kenny Osehan, co-founder with Chris Sewell of the Social Shelter Club, it all started as "an accident." Wanting to meet people and be inspired by artists, she admits, "It started to fulfill our selfish social needs."

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  4. David Crosby Plays Solo at the Granada TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    "I am a very happy guy," reported David Crosby during a recent phone interview. The 74-year-old rocker could barely contain himself, in fact, as he was itching to ditch the phone and dip right back into the studio.

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  5. Los Olivos Wine District ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    This week, vintner Fred Brander's decade-old dream came true: the federal government granted his widely supported request to create a brand new wine-growing appellation called the Los Olivos District. That was made official on Thursday, when the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau released its rule establishing the 22,820-acre Los Olivos District American Viticultrual Area, or .

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  6. Adult Literacy Volunteers SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Reading, writing, and conversation skills can be taught many ways, but the Santa Barbara Public Library makes a special effort to have them taught by community volunteers. The free tutoring at the library helps adults reach invaluable goals such as helping their own children with homework and building job skills - and the program is looking for new volunteers at all the library branches: Buellton, Solvang, Montecito, Goleta, Carpinteria, and Santa Barbara's central and Eastside libraries.

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  7. The S.B. Questionnaire: Phoebe BrunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    I can stare at a painting by Phoebe Brunner for days. She perfectly balances familiar vistas with a magical quality that inspires both my reverie and meditation.

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  8. Nonprofits Prep for Fast Pitch Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    "When I first started I was pretty monotone - it wasn't good," said Bethany Markee of Solvang's Viking CafA , last year's winner of both the Grand Prix Award and the Audience Choice Award of Fast Pitch Santa Barbara, a two-month training program connecting local nonprofits with potential funders and offering cash prizes for the best three-minute business pitches. But, after many hours of individual and group coaching in public speaking - led by area nonprofit leaders who volunteered their time - and almost nightly drives from Solvang to Santa Barbara, Markee gained confidence speaking in front of large groups.

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  9. Solminer Dances on Wine Country's FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    GrA1 4ner veltliner, blaufrA nkisch, and see-through syrah aren't wines that come to mind when you think of the Santa Ynez Valley, which is exactly why Solminer just might be the most boundary-busting brand in Santa Barbara wine country today. The two-and-a-half-acre vineyard and adjacent home near downtown Los Olivos are owned by recovering electronic music producer David deLaski and his Austrian wife, Anna deLaski, who left her homeland 15 years ago to work as a sustainability-minded timber engineer in Canada.

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  10. Wandering Dog's Private Wine LabelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Williams in 2007, Wandering Dog in Solvang is Santa Barbara wine country's oldest wine bar, and the county's only green-certified one, as well. They initially wanted to focus on small wineries that didn't have tasting rooms, but over the past eight years, many of the producers the bar once featured became big enough to open their own.

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