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Sara Serena: Spain’s Rising Pop Star Stops in Santa Barbara

From Opera Halls to Talent Contests to Hollywood

From opera halls to talent contests to Hollywood

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Santa Barbara Humane Society Executive Director Fired

Animal Advocates Complain About Lackluster Services Despite Large Budget

The executive director was fired amid advocate complaints about poor treatment of animals despite a large budget.

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Fleet Foxes Return to Santa Barbara

Robin Pecknold Talks New Album, Walt Whitman, and Music as Escape

Frontman Robin Pecknold talks the new album, Walt Whitman, and music as an escape.

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Mariel Bildsten and Phillip Menchaca Share SOhO stage

Santa Barbaran Trombonists Channeled J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding

The Santa Barbaran trombonists channeled J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding for their lively set.

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A Trip to Totality Town, North Carolina

A Small Appalachian Town and the Economic Uplift of Eclipse Tourism

A small Appalachian town sees eclipse tourism as step toward economic uplift.

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S.B. Getting First Protected Bike Lane

The route will connect the Eastside to downtown.

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James Vincent McMorrow Plays the Lobero

Irish Singer/Songwriter Gives Passionate Performance

Irish singer/songwriter gives a passionate performance to rapt S.B. audience.

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Santa Barbara Denounces White Supremacy

Sunday Rally Held in Response to Charlottesville Violence

The Sunday rally was held in response to the Charlottesville violence.

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‘Stepping into the Unknown’ Explores Political Anxiety

Silo118 Gallery Features Nine S.B. and D.C. Artists

Silo118 Gallery features nine S.B. and D.C. artists.

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California Hate Crimes Increase by 11 Percent

931 Incidents of Racism and Homophobia Reported in 2016

931 incidents of racism and homophobia were reported in 2016.

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