Judge Arthur Garcia is the new presiding judge of the Santa Barbara Superior Court, replacing outgoing presiding Judge Brian Hill in the two-year rotating position. Garcia, who has been a North County judge since 2003, is joined by Judge James Herman, who will be the assistant presiding judge and will take over for Garcia when his two-year term is completed at the end of 2014.


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