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Tyler Hayden

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Ventura Farmworkers, Spanish Speakers Left Out of Thomas Fire Emergency Response

Many Laborers Forced to Work Without Face Masks; Westside Immigrant Residents Unaware of Warnings

Many laborers have been forced to work without face masks, and Westside immigrant residents were unaware of warnings.

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Mandatory Evacuations Issued Through Northern Montecito and Carpinteria Sunday Morning

Evacuation Orders Continue to Move Westward for Area North of Highway 192

Evacuation orders continue to move westward for the area north of Highway 192, east of Buena Vista Road.

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Evacuations from Carpinteria to Toro Canyon as Thomas Fire Grows to 115,000 Acres

Evacuation Warnings and Orders Clarified at Thursday Evening Press Conference

Evacuation warnings and orders were clarified at the Thursday evening press conference.

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Multiple Brush Fires in Buellton "Put to Bed" on Friday

Santa Barbara County and Los Padres Firefighters Have Full Containment

Santa Barbara County and Los Padres firefighters have full containment of the brush fires.

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Thomas Fire Creating ‘Hazardous’ Air-Quality Conditions in Santa Barbara

The county’s Reserve Medical Corps is now distributing free face masks.

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Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Montecito, Goleta, and Cold Spring Schools All Closed

Thomas Fire threatens Carpinteria and shrouds South Coast in smoke.

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Thomas Fire Continues to Rage ‘Out of Control’ in Ventura County

7,700 Homes Evacuated; More Than 150 Buildings Destroyed

Over 7,700 homes have been evacuated and more than 150 buildings have been destroyed in Ventura County fire.

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Body of Missing Santa Barbara Teen Found in Yosemite

Gerardo Cruz Hernandez, 18, was last seen November 22.

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‘Ten Commandments’ Sphinx Head Excavated from Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes

Latest Find Part of Massive and Mysterious Cecil B. DeMille Film Set

The latest find is part of the massive and mysterious Cecil B. DeMille film set from 1923.

Goleta Attorney Disbarred After Third DUI

John Darwin McCurdy, 73, was previously convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter in 1994.

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Santa Barbara Business Blogger Ray Estrada Convicted of Harassment

He Tormented ‘Pacific Coast Business Times’ Publisher Henry Dubroff for Nearly a Decade After 2008 Layoff

He tormented ‘Pacific Coast Business Times’ publisher Henry Dubroff for nearly a decade after his 2008 layoff.

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Complaint Filed over Seth Kunin Memorial Service

Santa Ynez Valley neighbor says too many people gathered to remember the beloved winemaker.

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Brown Boobies Nesting off Santa Barbara Island

It’s the first record of the seabirds multiplying on the Channel Islands.

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Cathy Murillo Will Be Santa Barbara's Next Mayor

In a Progressive Sweep, Kristen Sneddon, Eric Friedman, Gregg Hart, and 'Yes' on Measure C All Claim Victory

In a progressive sweep, Kristen Sneddon, Eric Friedman, Gregg Hart, and 'Yes' on Measure C all claim victory.

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In Santa Barbara, Art Means Money, Money, Money

The $200 Million Industry Supports More Than 6,000 Jobs

The $200 million industry supports more than 6,000 jobs.

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Santa Barbara Banning Styrofoam?

With No State Law, Cities are Crafting Their Own Regulations

With no state law, cities are crafting their own regulations.

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City Smoking Ban Now in Effect

Police still issuing warnings; tickets are $155.

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Santa Barbara Realtors Sue City over Property Inspections

Say Zoning Information Reports (ZIRs) Violate 4th Amendment

They say Zoning Information Reports (ZIRs) violate the 4th Amendment.

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Poll: Frank Hotchkiss Leading in Santa Barbara Mayoral Race

But 40 Percent of Voters Remain Undecided

But 40 percent of voters remain undecided.

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Follow the Money: Council Election Backers and Bucks

Who's Giving How Much in District Contests?

Who's giving how much in the district contests?

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Mayoral Candidates Answer Tough Questions in Packed House

Debate Veers into Religion, Reputation, and Climate Change

The debate veered into the topics of religion, reputation, and climate change.

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The Fab Five: Inside Santa Barbara’s Mayoral Race

In the Crowded and Competitive Field, Every Candidate Has a Chance

In the crowded and competitive field, every candidate has a chance.

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Diving into Santa Barbara’s City Council District 4 Election

Where Candidates Sneddon, Scafide, Higgins Convene and Converge

Where candidates Kristen Sneddon, Jim Scafide, and Jay Higgins convene and coverage

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District 6 Council Candidate Debrief

Where Do Gregg Hart, Jack Ucciferri, and Aaron Solis Land on Important Election Topics?

Where do Gregg Hart, Jack Ucciferri, and Aaron Solis land on important election topics?

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District 5 Council Candidate Brain-Pick

See Where Eric Friedman and Warner McGrew Stand on Key Election Issues

See where Eric Friedman and Warner McGrew stand on key election issues.

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Two Injured in Helicopter Crash at Santa Barbara Airport

The chopper went down Sunday morning.

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In First Forum, Candidates Tackle Housing

Discussion Centers on Density, Downtown, and Millennials

The discussion centered on density, downtown, and millennials.

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Alcox Awarded $1.3 Million for Losing Half His Life

State Attorney General, Victim Compensation Board Grant His Claim for Wrongful Imprisonment

The state attorney general and Victim Compensation Board grant his claim for wrongful imprisonment.

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Martinez Relinquishes Deckers Chair to Focus on Mayoral Campaign

He’ll remain on the board as a director.

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Downtown Office Tenants Flee as Rents Skyrocket

El Centro's New Owner Says Spiking Rates Simply Meet Fair Market Value

El Centro's new owner says the spiking rates simply meet fair market value.

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Conservative Frank Hotchkiss Has Path to Mayor's Seat

Low Turnout and Split Democratic Field Could Pave Him the Way to Victory

A low turnout and a split Democratic field could pave him the way to victory.

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Deckers' Investors Worry Over Martinez's Mayoral Run

Stockholders Share Concern the Company Lacks Leadership and Focus

Multiple stockholders share concerns that the company lacks leadership and focus.

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Meet Your 2017 City Council Candidates

Eight Hopefuls Are Skirmishing Across Three Districts

Eight hopefuls are skirmishing across three districts.

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VICE Captures Charlottesville

Web News Outlet Shows Fascinating, Disturbing White Supremacy

Web news outlet shows fascinating and disturbing trip through the inner sanctum of white supremacy.

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Swastika, "Trump" Graffitied Near Goleta

Separate spray paint in same area has "local Hispanic gang connotation," authorities say.

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Council Caps High-Density Housing

Votes to Put Brakes on Successful and Controversial City Program

Votes to put brakes on successful and controversial city program.

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Vitamin Angels Bring New Hope to Forgotten People

How Distributing Vitamin A to Small Mexican Villages Changed Lives

How distributing Vitamin A to small Mexican villages changed lives.

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Vacation Rental Conversion Denied

Council shoots down third appeal in four weeks.

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Twelve-Unit Housing Project Approved for Westside

Developer Ed St. George building five duplexes and two single-family homes.

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Skids Greased for State Street Tenants

City Improves, Streamlines Permit and Review Process

The city is improving and streamlining its permit and review process.

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The Great Vacancy Rate Debate

Landlords Ask: What Housing Crisis?

Landlords ask: What housing crisis?

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Former Deckers CEO Angel Martinez Running for Mayor

He Has Big Plans for State Street, Santa Barbara Business

He has big plans for State Street and Santa Barbara business.

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Santa Barbara’s Bee Whisperer

Nick Wigle Saves Hidden Hives with Love and Kindness

Nick Wigle saves hidden hives with love and kindness.

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One UCSB Student Sexually Assaulted, Another Fatally Overdoses at Same 4th of July Party

Incidents Appear Unrelated

The incidents appear to be unrelated.

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Home-to-Hotel Conversion Shot Down

Council Denies Proposal to Turn Condo into Short-Term Rental

Council denies a proposal to turn a condominium into a short-term rental.

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Resistance Grows Against Vacation-Rental Conversions

'We Have Enough Hotel Rooms and Not Enough Housing' in Santa Barbara

'We have enough hotel rooms and not enough housing,” said Bill Mahan, Santa Barbara Historic Landmarks commissioner.

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More Money for Rocky Roads?

Sales Tax Increase Goes to a Vote

Voters will decide on a sales tax increase to fund street repairs.

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Flight of the Santa Barbara Food Trucks

Mobile Vendors Fold and Flee Before Pending Regulations

Mobile vendors fold and flee before pending regulations.

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The Habit’s Secret Sauce

What Makes the Santa Barbara–Grown Burger Chain So Darn Successful?

What Makes the Santa Barbara–Grown Burger Chain So Darn Successful

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Copper in Water Conundrum Continues

New Tests Suggest Health Scare Is Isolated to Four Downtown Developments

New tests suggest the health scare is isolated to four downtown developments.