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Tyler Hayden

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Gavin for Governor?

Newsom Covers Lots of Ground in La Casa De La Raza Visit

Newsom covers lots of ground in La Casa De La Raza visit.

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Goodbye, East Beach Grill

After 33 Years, Owner Francisco Aguilera Is Leaving with a Twisted Arm and a Broken Heart

After 33 years, owner Francisco Aguilera is leaving with a twisted arm and a broken heart.

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Ancient Chumash Artifacts Found on Santa Rosa Island

This Week’s Discovery Supports New Theories on Chumash Ancestry

This week’s discovery support new theories on Chumash ancestry.

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Backyard ‘Black Gold’

The Why and How of Composting in Santa Barbara

The why and how of composting in Santa Barbara.

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Santa Barbara Votes for 100 Percent Renewable Energy

The Goal Is to Go Completely Clean by 2030

The goal is to go completely clean by 2030.

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Nukes of Hazard: Vandenberg, Star Wars, and North Korea

Is Vandenberg Air Force Base Our Best Defense or Our Greatest Risk?

Will the Star Wars program at Vandenberg Air Force Base make us a North Korean target?

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Cold Spring Barrier Five-Year Checkup

Cited as a 'Big Success'

The barrier is being cited as a 'big success.'

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Bomb Scare at UCSB

Abandoned backpack prompts student evacuation on I.V. killings anniversary.

“Alien: Covenant’

Prequel Has Nothing Left to Hide

This prequel has nothing left to hide, but does offer legitimate spookiness.

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Dog Mauling Victim Speaks Out

Rema Rainsford-Hunt Is On the Mend and On a Mission

Rema Rainsford-Hunt is on the mend and on a mission.

City Expands Smoking Ban

15-Year-Old Ordinance Overhauled With More Restrictions

Beaches, parks, sports fields, Stearns Wharf and other areas now off-limits.

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Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

Profiles of Cool Careers, and the Latest Employment Trends in Santa Barbara County

Profiles of cool careers and the latest employment trends in Santa Barbara County.

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Hotchkiss Hops into Mayor's Race

The Republican Currently Stands Alone Against Two Democrats

The Republican currently stands alone against two Democrats.

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Carbajal, Schneider Resist Trump CDBG Cuts

Are Joined By Large Group of Nonprofit Leaders and Service Providers

They're joined by a large group of nonprofit leaders and service providers.

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Sales Tax Proves Popular

Poll Reveals Voters Mostly Support a One-Cent Increase

A poll revealed voters mostly support a one-cent increase.

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High Copper Levels Detected in Drinking Water

Four Properties Test Far Above Health Standards

At least four properties have tested far above state and federal health standards.

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Santa Barbara, Goleta Go Toe-to-Toe over Airport Development

Cities Can't Agree on Who Should Pay for Traffic Impacts

The cities can't agree on who should pay for traffic impacts.

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Police Pressured Over State Street Homeless

Pushing Back, Chief Luhnow Says Department Will Not 'Promote a Culture of Bullying' Among Officers

Pushing back, Chief Luhnow says her department will not "promote a culture of bullying" among officers.

‘Ghost In the Shell’ Fails Beloved Japanese Franchise

Scarlett Johansson’s Stilted Delivery of Dumb Dialogue Never Rings True

Scarlett Johansson’s stilted delivery of mostly dumb dialogue never rings true.

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Zipcar Coming to a Corner Near You

City Orders Ten Cars to Be Placed In and Around Downtown

The city orders ten cars that'll be placed in and around the downtown corridor.

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Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants Make Roads Safer

Stanford Study Details Benefits of State Law AB 60

Stanford study details benefits of state law AB 60.

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Entangled Whale Expected to Pass Through Santa Barbara Channel

The gray whale is stuck in a metal fishing frame.

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Hal Conklin Enters Mayor's Race

Announcement Comes After 22-Year Hiatus from Politics

His announcement comes after a 22-year hiatus from politics.

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In Case of Deportation

'How To' Forum Fills Trinity Church

The "how to" forum filled Trinity Church.

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Meet the New Crop of Santa Barbara Resisters

Tough and Energized, They're Swinging High and Hitting Hard

Tough and energized, they're swinging high and hitting hard.

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Landlords Resist Tenant Protections

With Greater Urgency, Renters Mobilizing Against Housing Crisis

With greater urgency, renters are mobilizing against the housing crisis.

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Caffe Primo Closed Amid Fraud Charges

State Street Eatery Allegedly Part of Multimillion-Dollar Scam

The State Street eatery was allegedly part of a multimillion-dollar scam.

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Retail-Office Buildings Planned for Site of Old Greyhound Station

The Depot, Targeted by Vandals, Was Demolished Last Month

The depot, targeted by vandals, was demolished last month.

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Starting Gun Fires in Mayoral Race

Cathy Murillo Is Officially In; Hal Conklin Feels Not Far Behind

Cathy Murillo is officially in; Hal Conklin feels not far behind.

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Bills of Resistance

Proposed State, Federal Laws Push Back Against Trump Agenda

Proposed state and federal laws push back against the Trump agenda.

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Santa Barbara Anti-Immigration Group Hit with 'Hate' Label

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) Previously Employed Two White Nationalists and Recently Hired a Neo-Nazi

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) previously employed two white nationalists and recently hired a neo-Nazi.

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S.B. Anti-Immigration Group Finds New Life Under Trump

Californians for Population Stabilization Aim to Win the Numbers Game

Californians for Population Stabilization aim to win the numbers game.

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UCSB Grad Pens Pocket Coach to College Success

'Take Off!’ Interactive Journal Helps Students Manage Their Time and Lives

‘Take Off!’ interactive journal helps students better manage their time and lives.

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The Lasting Effects of a Temporary Travel Ban

Fear and Uncertainty for Muslims Could Spell a Santa Barbara Brain Drain

Fear and uncertainty for Muslims could spell a Santa Barbara brain drain.