Publication: Santa Barbara Independent

First reported 33 mins ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 1 reports

Dropping Digital Nukes in the Name of Education

There’s a tool on the web that’s both grim and enlightening, and it came onto our radar as we did research for this story and this story. It’s called NUKEMAP and lets users digitally model the explosions of nuclear weapons — from smaller bombs to massive ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 33 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Susan Russell Badone

Susan was born the oldest of four children to aviation pioneers John and Nancy Russell. She was born in San Francisco, California on October 15, 1948. She traveled the world as a young child living in Asmara Eritrea, Africa; Beirut, Lebanon; and Honolulu, ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Shannon Butcher

1972 - 2014, Santa Barbara aka Perris Knight Gage left her mom's arms to go to the light in the same SB house she was born in, leaving a sad Ryder, Wanda, Tim, Trevor, Cody, Ginger, Kevin, Yvonne, Sabrina, Donna, Dori, Byron, Pieter, Leslee, Al, Justin, ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Meeting Congressional Candidate Chris Mitchum

Paul WellmanCongressional candidate Chris MitchumThe newest spot for Republicans to wheel and deal this election season used to be a Ralph Lauren store in the Galleria shopping mall on upper State Street. Sitting in his campaign headquarters beneath a ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Feds Look to Quash Nuke Treaty Lawsuit

Courtesy NAPFPARADISE LOST: On March 1, 1954, the United States tested its most powerful nuclear device at the time, a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb (1,000 more powerful than those dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki) that detonated at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

The S.B. Questionnaire: Annmarie Rogers

Lucky for Santa Barbara, this contagiously upbeat lady born in Sweden is the director of the Santa Barbara Visitor’s Center on Cabrillo Boulevard, welcoming visitors to our city every day.She took time away from saying hello and guiding tourists to answer ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Isla Vista's Singularity

Cat NeushulTake, for example, the relatively innocuous problem of making sure bicyclists obey traffic laws, like stopping at stop signs. A police officer I talked to said such a ticket was thrown out of court one time because when the citation was contested, ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Falling to Pieces

Dario Castillejos, Diario La CrisisBicycle Master Plan Effort MisguidedMonday, July 28, 2014By Scott Wenz, President, Cars Are BasicClearly, the Bicycle Master Plan approved at the July 16 City Council meeting was a wall-papering job to cover up the ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. Helps Destroy Gaza

Amazing that 100 out of 100 U.S. senators approved the Israeli invasion (thanks to American Israel Public Affairs Committee lobby) and said that the rockets from Gaza were unprovoked. Unprovoked! Israel has imprisoned the entire population of Gaza for ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

A Look at Hamas

It is sad to once again see a flare-up of violence between Israel and the Palestinians. While we are deeply saddened by the loss of innocent lives on both sides, it is vital to remember some essential facts in this conflict.First, Hamas is an Islamic ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: HAMAS, Israel, Palestinian
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tomatoes and Peppers and Corn (Oh My)

Commercially grown tomatoes are the ultimate taste disappointment. So it’s no wonder that they are the most popular vegetable for home gardens. If you’ve ever had a good tomato, you won’t ever want a mediocre one again. It’s not too late to plant tomato ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Killer Dog

An incident occurred at the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter yesterday that resulted in the death of a dog. On Thursday, July 24, an employee accidentally left a kennel gate open, allowing multiple dogs to have direct contact with each other, including ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 26 2014]

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DrDan on "Mission & State Closes Down" "The news" can help make the world a better place. Too much of the modern news machine "privilege[s] factually accurate, technologically speedy, impersonal, ..."
DrDan on "Jews Against the War" ref is from a book after Torah, Joshua 6:20 and 21 -- "When the trumpets sounded, the army shouted, and at the sound ..."
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Dropping Digital Nukes in the Name of Education [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 33 mins ago]
Shannon Butcher [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 2 hours ago]
Susan Russell Badone [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 2 hours ago]
Meeting Congressional Candidate Chris Mitchum [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 3 hours ago]
Feds Look to Quash Nuke Treaty Lawsuit [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 3 hours ago]
The S.B. Questionnaire: Annmarie Rogers [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 13 hours ago]
Isla Vista's Singularity [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 18 hours ago]
U.S. Helps Destroy Gaza [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 18 hours ago]
Falling to Pieces [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 18 hours ago]
A Look at Hamas [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 27 2014]
Tomatoes and Peppers and Corn (Oh My) [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 26 2014]
Dog Killer [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 26 2014]
Killer Dog [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 26 2014]
Goleta Engineer Awarded $1.13 Million in Discri... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 26 2014]
Dog Mauled to Death at County Shelter [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 26 2014]
District System Fair [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 25 2014]
Wells Fargo to Open on Milpas [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 25 2014]
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Two-Day Crosswalk Sting Nets 144 Citations [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Jul 25 2014]
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