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Weekend Refugio Events to Answer Questions and Raise Spirits

Oil spill forums provide explanations and rally for clean energy.

What's Shakin' at Diablo Canyon?

Friends of the Earth wins review of allegations that nuclear power plant is at seismic risk.

Gender Wage Gap Bill Moves Along

State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson's equal pay act passes the Senate.

City Sales Tax Pursued

Funding sought for about $450 million worth of infrastructure needs.

Music Abounds from Eureka! To FUNZONE

Grover Anderson returns to Santa Barbara; Katie Murray plays FUNZONE

Rodrigo Amarante’s Healing Songs

The Brazilian singer/songwriter will play tunes at The Goodland May 29.


Disney’s latest film makes an appeal for a better world.

Experiencing Barre3’s Blended Workout

New Chapala Street studio mixes Pliates, yoga, ballet, and more into efficient workout.

Toasting 40 Years of Brander Vineyard

Santa Ynez Valley’s sauvignon blanc stalwart Fred Brander plants for future on strengths of the past.

Chromeo Is Bowl-Bound

The electro-funk duo brings its dancing sounds to Santa Barbara.

UCSB Amplified Debuts

UCSB plugs into campus music scene with live performance series.

Gaviota Oil Spill Official Responders

Did the Gaviota official responders handle the cleanup operation in an efficient and timely fashion?

Déjà Goo All Over Again

The Refugio spill takes us back to 1969.

Track Stars Gun for Götzis

Santa Barbara–trained decathletes and heptathletes head to Austria for Hypo Meeting, plus UCSB baseball playoff update.

volume 29, number 489, May 28-June 4, 2015

Josh, one of many citizens outraged by the response time of the oil-spill cleanup and taking matters into their own hands, fills buckets just south of Refugio Beach.

Refugio Oil Spill: Timeline of Events

Here are the facts as we know them.

Citizen Responders Rushed to Save Beaches

Outraged by slow response, S.B. residents brave cops and crude.

Supes Gently Grill Feds over Refugio Spill Response

County asks for timeline; Plains All American mum on ‘emergency response plan.’

Refugio Oil Disaster Reminds There Will Be Spills

Santa Barbara County grapples with worst oil mess in nearly 50 years.

SPF 900 Required

The Angry Poodle may not be everyone's idea of the Madonna, but plenty of people walking by our pocket of i Madonnari last weekend immediately recognized her.

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