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Keith Hamm

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County Fire Spokesperson Capt. Dave Zaniboni Retiring

He served 33 years with the department.

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County Moves Toward All-Electric Fleet

Staff directed to squeeze more miles out of existing vehicles.

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Drought Is Officially Over, County Declares

Yet officials say a water shortage remains.

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Architect Chris Dentzel on Santa Barbara Homebuilding

Collaboration with Contractors Is Key, Early and Often

Collaboration with contractors is key, early and often.

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Bienestar Mental y Cuidado de Niños

Signos de Trauma Emocional y Encuentra Dónde Obtener Ayuda

Busca signos de trauma emocional y encuentra dónde obtener ayuda.

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Evacuation Checklist

Print Out This Page and Come Up with a Plan

Print out this page and come up with a plan.

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Mental Wellness and Childcare

Signs of Trauma and Where to Get Help

Look for signs of trauma and find where to get help.

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Best Emergency Information Sources

From Text Alerts to the Radio Ready System, There Are Options

From text alerts to the Radio Ready system, there are plenty of options.

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Evacuating Your Pets

Preparing Supplies and Arranging Transport Can Save Critical Time

Preparing supplies and arranging transport can save critical time.

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El Kit De Suministros

Empaque lo Suficiente para Sobrevivir por lo Menos 72 Horas

Empaque lo suficiente para sobrevivir al menos 72 horas.

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County Fire Rolls Out Protection Plan for San Marcos Pass, Painted Cave Region

Education, Defensible Space, and Roadside Maintenance Top Priorities

Education, defensible space, and roadside maintenance top priorities.

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Lista de Verificación de Evacuación

Imprime Esta Pagina y Haz tu Plan

Lista de verificación de evacuación

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Guía de Preparación Para Desastres Naturales

Lo Mejor es Planear para lo Peor

Lo mejor es planear para lo peor.

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Do You Live in a Red Zone?

And Do You Know the Difference Between a Flood Advisory and Flood Warning?

And do you know the difference between a Flood Advisory and a Flood Warning?

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Evacuación de tus Mascotas

Preparar Suministros y Organizar el Transporte Puede Ahorrar Tiempo Crítico.

Preparar los suministros y organizar el transporte seguro de mascotas por adelantado puede ahorrar un tiempo crítico durante un desastre o la evacuación.

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Involúcrate, Entrena

Recursos para las Capacitaciones en RCP y Primeros Auxilios, También Oportunidades de Voluntariado

Recursos para las capacitaciones en RCP y primeros auxilios, también oportunidades de voluntariado.

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The Go-Bag

Pack Enough to Survive On Your Own For at Least 72 Hours

Pack enough to survive on your own for at least 72 hours.

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¿Vives en una Zona Roja?

Y Sabes la Diferencia Entre un Aviso de Inundación y una Advertencia de Inundación?

Y sabes la diferencia entre un Aviso de Inundación y una Advertencia de Inundación?

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The Santa Barbara Disaster Prep Guide

It’s Best to Plan Ahead for the Worst

It’s best to plan ahead for the worst.

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Donde Obtener Buena Información

Desde Alertas de Mensajes de Texto a el Sistema de Radio Ready, Hay mas Opciones.

Desde alertas de mensajes de texto a el sistema de Radio Ready, hay mas opciones.

Old-Car Buy Back Now Accepts 1995 Models

County Program Pays Vehicle Owners $1,000

County Program Pays Vehicle Owners $1,000

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Judge Rules Against Vacation-Rental Ban

Santa Barbara Must Allow Rentals in Coastal Zone

Santa Barbara must allow rentals in Coastal Zone.

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Hollister Ranch Seeks to Disqualify Judge

Petition 'Misrepresents' Position of State Agencies

Petition 'misrepresents' position of state agencies.

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Remembering David and Jack Cantin

Memorial Benches Dedicated in Manning Park

Memorial benches dedicated in Manning Park

Lisa Plowman Named County's New Planning and Development Director

Her appointment came with a rare 3-2 split vote from the supervisors.

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A Fine Artist in the Trades

Tara Burnley’s Colorful Life

Tara Burnley’s colorful life.

Supervisor Peter Adam Not Running for Third Term

He instead announced his support of early candidate Bob Nelson.

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Skateboard Nostalgia Dominates ‘Back in the Day’

William Sharp Photo Book Captures Golden Era

William Sharp photo book captures golden era.

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Hundreds Turn Out to Remember Chris Brown

Paddle-Out Commemorates Life of Beloved Surfer

A giant paddle-out commemorated the life of the beloved surfer.

Montecito Updating Wildfire Protection Plan

There's a public meeting scheduled for February 20.

Supervisors Split on Planning Director Appointment

Consultant Lisa Plowman Served Previously in County Department

Consultant Lisa Plowman served previously in county department.

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Hollister Ranch Ruling Opens Legal Path for Trails Group

Court Battle Over Public Access Ongoing

Court battle over public access ongoing.

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The Da Ros Legacy

The Da Ros Legacy: Expert Stonework Dating Back 100 Years

The Da Ros legacy: Expert stonework dating back 100 years.

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Rain Totals Jump with Steady Procession of Storms

Flooding Closes Roads, Fills Debris Basins

Flooding closes roads, fills debris basins.

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Chris Brown Drowned After Falling from Bluff

Celebration of Life Planned for February 16

Celebration of life planned for February 16

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Wildlife Facility Preps for Nesting Season

Ojai Raptor Center Nonprofit Seeks Volunteers

Ojai Raptor Center nonprofit seeks volunteers.

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Crews Clearing Debris Basins Ahead of More Rain

Morning Downpour Carried Boulders from Montecito Canyons

Morning downpour carried boulders from Montecito Canyons.

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Donation Made of 35 Acres near Jalama Beach

County meets in closed session to discuss terms.

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County Considers Expanding Jalama Beach Park

Donated Acreage Stems from Coastal Commission Settlement

Donated acreage stems from Coastal Commission settlement.

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State Lands Surveys Hollister Ranch Tidelands

High-Tide Line Determination to Inform Beach-Access Plan

High-tide line determination to inform beach-access plan.

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Heart of the Home with Giffin & Crane

Architect Tom Henson Answers 20 Questions

Santa Barbara architect Tom Henson answers 20 questions.

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Carol Bartoli Named Bucket Brigade 2018 Volunteer of the Year

'Golden Shovel Award' Bestowed During Montecito Rising Fundraising Event

'Golden Shovel Award' bestowed during Montecito Rising fundraising event.

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Beach Driving Halted at Hollister Ranch

Coastal Commission Says It's 'Degrading' to Natural Habitats

The Coastal Commission says it's "degrading" to natural habitats.

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Award-Winning Sheriff’s K9 Retires

Aco Will Remain with Longtime Handler

Aco will remain with longtime handler.

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Santa Barbara Surfer Chris Brown Dies

Body found just east of Hendry’s Beach

Body found just east of Hendry’s Beach.

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Tough Urchins and Future Fisheries

Can UCSB Scientists Help 'Climate-Proof' Important Seafoods?

Can UCSB scientists help 'climate-proof' important seafoods?

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Court Battle Peaks for Picturesque Slice of Hollister Ranch

Case for Cuarta Beach Pits Private Ownership Against Public Access

The case for Cuarta Beach pits private ownership against public access.

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Gregg Hart Joins County Supes

Steve Lavagnino Picked to Chair the Board

Ceremonial swearing-in names Steve Lavagnino to chair the board.

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Montecito Remembers 1/9 with Candlelit Procession

'Raising Our Light' Draws More Than 1,000 to Manning Park

'Raising Our Light' draws more than 1,000 to Manning Park.

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Schwan Brothers Excavation: Four Decades in the Dirt

James Schwan Reflects on the Family Trade

James Schwan reflects on the family trade.