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Posted on July 9 at 1:43 p.m.

Salaries for Transitions staff are paid by the college. The rest of the funding comes from private donations. The Fund for Santa Barbara has granted Transitions $10,000 the last two years.

On SBCC Parolee Class Wins Award

Posted on May 31 at 5:11 p.m.

Peabody has its own board. It's kind of like a little district within the district.

On Award-Winning Peabody Educator Laid Off

Posted on May 3 at 1:40 p.m.

A couple bits of information that I did not gather until after our print deadline:

Lance Shoemaker, President of the West Valley College Academic Senate, said of Gaskin, "We’re pretty devastated that she’s leaving. She’s been excellent to work with." He called her a "great collaborator and also a great leader."

Trustee Villegas told me via email, "Frankly, I just felt another candidate offered more of what, in my opinion, SBCC needed at this time."

On Hug Me, I’m a President

Posted on May 3 at 1:22 p.m.

A couple bits of information that I did not gather until after our print deadline:

Lance Schmitt, President of the West Valley College Academic Senate, said of Gaskin, "We’re pretty devastated that she’s leaving. She’s been excellent to work with." He called her a "great collaborator and also a great leader."

Trustee Villegas told me via email, "Frankly, I just felt another candidate offered more of what, in my opinion, SBCC needed at this time."

On Hug Me, I’m a President

Posted on April 19 at 2:57 p.m.

My article says half the layoffs were were rescinded. The exact number is 33. Thirty-seven teachers are still waiting to find out if they will be given positions next school year.

On Teachers Grieve Seven Days Without Pay

Posted on April 6 at 10:32 a.m.

I just added a link to the ACCJC's letter explaining its ruling. Just click on the words "final decision" in the second paragraph of this article.

On City College on Warning

Posted on April 4 at 9:36 a.m.

I believe the current location is the hardware store's third.

On San Andres Hardware Owner Dies

Posted on March 13 at 9:09 a.m.

I am writing a story about the SBBT acquisition today. If you are a former employee or someone who was/is otherwise involved with SBBT, feel free to contact me. brandonATindependent.com or call the paper.

sbmom78--According to George Leis, Pres and CEO of SBBT, and Time Wennes from Union at the press conference yesterday, decisions on job cuts have not been made yet.

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On Union Bank to Buy Parent Company of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust

Posted on February 21 at 10:19 a.m.

On the timing: Paul Cordeiro, superintendent of CUSD, said he wanted Kingston to begin sooner, but she insisted she stay at Harding until the end of state testing.

On Sally Kingston Leaves Harding

Posted on February 16 at 3:40 p.m.

To clarify, Larimore-Hall did not notify The Independent about this matter, nor did he want it covered. He said he was "terrified" in court, not to the press.

On Larimore-Hall Attacked By Roommate

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