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Semi Truck Collision on Hwy 101 North in Carpinteria

So, this just happened in Carp between Santa Monica and Santa Claus, northbound. Traffic was already bad, even on sideroads. I watched from a bus stop on Via Real. He was going too fast to stop with traffic in front of him.
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Santa Barbara Independent

Solstice to Take to Santa Barbara Street on Saturday

This year’s Solstice reunion with the public will see the wildly inventive floats and costumed Santa Barbarans parade up Santa Barbara Street on Saturday, June 25, from about noon through 3 p.m., from Cota Street to Micheltorena Street. Street closures will begin around the workshop at 631 Garden Street by around 7 that morning. Along the nine-block parade route, Santa Barbara Street will close to vehicles, which will be diverted to Anacapa or Garden streets.
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Santa Barbara Independent

Vigil at Santa Barbara Courthouse Protests Loss of ‘Roe v. Wade’

The Supreme Court ruled to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on June 24 in a 5-4 vote, a ruling that not only eliminates the federal constitutional right to an abortion but will also trigger laws in several states across the country to punish those who seek or perform abortions.
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Lompoc Record

'Go Wild' in Santa Barbara with your kids | Julia McHugh

It’s no surprise that today children spend far less time playing in nature than their parents and grandparents did. It’s not just the pandemic that is to blame — kids are looking at screens more than trees or their only time outdoors is on playing fields in organized sports.
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Noozhawk

Bill Macfadyen: Deadly Highway 101 Incident Takes an Unexpected Turn

Last year, I’m told, I saved 16 cents on my Fourth of July cookout. This summer, I might could pay 18 cents less for each gallon of gas I buy. At that rate of economizing, my wiped-out 401(K) will be replenished in something like 2,700 years. So I’ve got that going for me. Which is nice.
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Santa Barbara Independent

How Outside Dining Saved Downtown State Street

In the years leading up to the pandemic, we all began noticing the ever-increasing number of empty storefronts on downtown State Street, the high rents, homelessness, and a struggling retail economy brought on by online shopping. Adding to this, the creative rebranding of the Funk Zone brought increased vibrancy to that area and caused the business energy, particularly for restaurants and bars, to shift away from the downtown State Street corridor to the newly bustling waterfront area.
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Fearless Grandmothers Tell Newsom: No New Drilling

Source: Society of Fearless Grandmothers, Santa Barbara. On June 14, 2022, the Society of Fearless Grandmothers-Santa Barbara joined activists across the state from Sacramento to San Diego to send Governor Newsom a simple message: SAY NO TO BIG OIL’S GREED! Don’t allow corporate execs to exploit war and crisis for profit! No drilling in our neighborhoods!
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Independence Day Events Blast Back to the Waterfront

SANTA BARBARA, CA – June 24, 2022. If you are looking for somewhere to celebrate Independence Day, there is no better place than the Santa Barbara Waterfront. A full slate of fun, festive, family-friendly activities are planned throughout the day, including the return of free, live music and dance performances.
Santa Barbara Independent

Digit, Lucky, Maximus, and Tommy Bunhamma

“DIGIT” IS AT THE MONTECITO PET SHOP WAITING FOR HIS PURR-FECT PERSON TO ADOPT HIM!. “Digit” is a kitten lover’s dream in that he is a striking Russian Blue kitten with big green eyes and a purr that you just might be able to hear when you walk into the shop.
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Friday Night Lights flag football struggles to find field for kids to play

The start of the fall Friday Night Lights flag football season is just two months away and a dispute between the league and the Santa Barbara Unified School District is putting the season in jeopardy, leaving hundreds of kids without a place to play. The post Friday Night Lights flag football struggles to find field for kids to play appeared first on News Channel 3-12.
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Santa Barbara Independent

Reactions to Overturning of ‘Roe v. Wade’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:. “The right to an abortion is an essential right. But today, six right-wing justices on...
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