Melinda Burns

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Deadly Montecito Debris Flow Was Rare Event, But Could Happen Again

UCSB Geologist: “These Areas Are Very Vulnerable in the Next Two Years"

“These areas are very vulnerable in the next two years," says UCSB geologist.

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Home for Good Comes to Santa Barbara

United Way Taking Over Key Homeless Services from County's C3H Program

United Way is taking over key homeless services from the county's C3H program.

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Trump Effect: The Surge to Citizenship

Immigration Crackdown Drives Many Santa Barbarans to Become Americans

Immigration crackdown drives many Santa Barbarans to become Americans.

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Ready for Recycled Water?

It's 'Where the Future Lies,' South Coast Officials Say

It's "where the future lies," South Coast officials say.

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Can Giant Kelp Be Restored Off Goleta Beach?

A Surfer-Engineer Is Diving to Find Out

A surfer-engineer is diving to find out.

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Latino Businesses Struggling Under Trump

Across the Board, Owners Report Sales Are Way Down

Across the board, owners report sales are way down.

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Goleta Beach vs. Winter Swells

Boulders Protect Picnic Grounds, but What About the Beach?

Boulders protect the picnic grounds, but what about the beach?

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Post-Obamacare Jitters

What Would the Affordable Care Act's Repeal Mean for Santa Barbara?

What would the Affordable Care Act's repeal mean for Santa Barbara?

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As Isla Vista Bluffs Retreat, So Do Del Playa Apartments

Latest Cliff Collapse Will Force Removal of Four Units

Latest cliff collapse will force removal of four units, owner says

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Fifty More Inches of Rain Needed to Fill Cachuma

Santa Barbara's Main Reservoir Remains Driest in State

Santa Barbara's main reservoir remains the driest in the state.

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