Kelsey Brugger

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Lavagnino’s Sudden Victory

5th District Supervisor a Shoo-In as Filing Window Closes

5th District supervisor a shoo-in as filing window closes; Gregg Hart also unopposed for 2nd District.

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Social Workers Concerned With Increase in Babies Exposed to Meth

"We See It As A Crisis."

Caseworkers have described the trend as a countywide crisis.

Arrest Made in Multiple Drug Overdose Case

The Isla Vista man charged will selling the pills was booked in jail on a $250,000 bail.

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Damning Report Made on Santa Barbara County Jail

Lack of accreditation and policies not specific to Santa Barbara among the problems, also the structural 'maze' and inadequate drug and alcohol withdrawal protocols.

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Cannabis Profile: Elite Garden

Santa Barbara Native Graham Farrar Jumps from Tech to Cannabis

Santa Barbara native Graham Farrar jumps from tech to cannabis.

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Cannabis Profile: Kiva Confections

Scott Palmer and Kristi Knoblich Blend Chocolate and Cannabis for Therapeutic Effects

Scott Palmer and Kristi Knoblich blend chocolate and cannabis for therapeutic effects.

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown Challenged in Spring Election

Two Lieutenants Say "It's Time for a Change."

"It's time for a change," according to two lieutenants running for Brown's seat.

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Cannabis Profile: Canndescent

Santa Barbara–Based CEO Adrian Sedlin Works to Overcome Counterculture Stigma

Santa Barbara–based CEO Adrian Sedlin works to overcome counterculture stigma.

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Santa Barbara's Cannabis Laws Are Still Dazed and Confused

Update on the City and County's Efforts to Accommodate Recreational Marijuana

An update on the city and county's efforts to accommodate recreational marijuana.

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Most of the Santa Barbara City Cannabis Bidders Aren't from Santa Barbara

Applications for Santa Barbara Permit Due March 30

Applications for a Santa Barbara permit are due March 30.

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