Publication: Santa Barbara Independent

First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Chester "Chet" Brown

He had a love of fishing and boats and bought his first boat the "Dead Battery" in his mid-twenties. It was 22 ft. long. The next boat he bought was the "Pronto", a 30 ft. Chris Craft that could reach a speed of 40 knots an hour. He started a charter ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 5 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Fire Official Admits to Stealing Union Funds

Paul WellmanFormer County Fire Department employee Robert Joseph Perez, (left) with attorney Steve Balash, pleads not guilty to embezzlement charges (Oct. 1, 2013)A former insurance administrator for the Santa Barbara County Firefighters Union pleaded ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Janice Tolotti Chelini

, the light of Janice Ann Tolotti Chelini was extinguished. Janice passed away after a long battle with cancer at the age of 77. As a long-time resident of Santa Barbara, CA, she touched the lives of many with her loyalty, generosity, spirit, and her ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 5 hours ago]
Entities: John Leo, Cancer
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Wolf, Aceves Square Off During First Candidates' Forum

The nine questions posed to the two candidates for 2nd District Supervisor at their first forum on Wednesday provided one picture of the issues likely to absorb their attention in the dwindling weeks until the June 3 primary. A second debate is planned ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Santa Barbara's Cafeteria Queen

Enter Nancy Weiss, an unlikely cafeteria lady who spent 13 years in the private sector ​— ​she launched SOhO Restaurant &Nearly 40 percent of district students receive a free or reduced lunch. Weiss blends government subsidies ​— ​75 percent of her budget ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Solvang Bomb Scare Diffused

SBSOThe discovery of this unexploded military ordnance led to the evacuation of downtown Solvang Wednesday nightJust after midnight, approximately nine hours after a potentially explosive military ordnance was discovered in the 1600 block of Copenhagen ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 9 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Luis Goena: 1928 - 2014

Charismatic, ramrod-postured, always dressed in a white, wide-brimmed hat and red scarf, the seemingly unstoppable Goena died from pneumonia complications after vocal-cord surgery just one week before his 86th birthday last February 9. “The hardest thing ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Dance as a Path to Excellence

courtesy SBDIParticipating in dance gives children a new opportunity to learn to persevere and excel.School Program Inspires Children with the ArtsThursday, April 17, 2014By Kalia MacKenzieFor more than 500 schoolchildren each year, a dance arts program ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

From the Mouths of Dogs

Angry PoodleThree years ago, when Police Chief Cam Sanchez first proposed the injunction, he argued it would provide cops an additional crime-fighting tool to target the 30 “worst of the worst” gang-bangers in S.B., carefully selected after hours of painstaking ​— ​and ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Follow Your Memes

Kashkari, a political moderate and Goldman Sachs hack, is competing among Republicans against Tea Party champion and Inland Empire Assemblymember Tim Donnelly. The latter is running second to Democratic incumbent and prohibitive favorite Jerry Brown in ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Fracking Freak-Out Justified?

Paul Wellman Line in the Sand: Hillary Aidun (right) with the Center for Biological Diversity speaks out against fracking.The boogeyman of oil extraction ​— ​hydraulic fracturing, better known as “fracking” ​— ​was the subject of a public hearing put ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Goleta Opposing Venoco, Scraps Deal

Paul WellmanVenoco Oil PiersSend a letter to the state opposing Venoco’s proposal to resume oil production from an old pier off Sandpiper Golf Course? Or, if the State Lands Commission approves the project, make a preemptive deal with the Carpinteria-based ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 20 hours ago]

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Fire Official Admits to Stealing Union Funds [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 4 hours ago]
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Chester "Chet" Brown [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 5 hours ago]
Wolf, Aceves Square Off During First Candidates... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 6 hours ago]
Santa Barbara's Cafeteria Queen [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 7 hours ago]
Solvang Bomb Scare Diffused [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 9 hours ago]
Luis Goena: 1928 - 2014 [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 13 hours ago]
Luis Goena: 1928 - 2014 [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 16 hours ago]
Dance as a Path to Excellence [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 16 hours ago]
From the Mouths of Dogs [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 18 hours ago]
Follow Your Memes [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 19 hours ago]
Edgy Frustration Over Drought [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 20 hours ago]
Commercial Fishermen Arrested for Theft [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 20 hours ago]
Goleta Opposing Venoco, Scraps Deal [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 20 hours ago]
Fracking Freak-Out Justified? [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 20 hours ago]
Downtown Solvang Evacuated After Discovery of E... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 22 hours ago]
UCSB Hosting Affordable Care Act Symposium [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 17 2014]
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Animals: Pet Trusts [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 16 2014]
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No Look Pass [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 16 2014]
Farmers Fear Oil and Water Do Mix [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 16 2014]
Santa Barbara Public Market Opens [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 16 2014]
Free Lunch? How 'Bout Free Wi-Fi? [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 16 2014]
Discovering the S.B. Zoo’s Discovery Pavilion [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 16 2014]
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