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City 12-24

To save $200,000 a year in salaries, City Administrator Jim Armstrong opted not to fill the position of Joan Kent-the assistant city administrator who just retired-but instead decided to split up her duties three ways.

Health 12-24

Work began this week on the new Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, a $105-million project designed to meet current seismic requirements and expand the hospital into a 152,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility.

County 12-24

Friends of the Bridge, a civic group against the proposed Cold Spring Bridge suicide barrier, filed a report with Federal Recovery Board this week, alleging that Caltrans and the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments are attempting to illegally divert $1.5 million away from federal roadway projects to fund the project.

County 12-17

Congressmember Lois Capps and the House of Representatives voted this week to approve the Consolidated Appropriations Act.

City 12-17

A report distributed by the City Administrator’s department this week revealed that in 2008, the City of Santa Barbara generated 11,232 metric tons of carbon dioxide.

Business 12-17

Wind turbine maker Clipper Windpower, based in Carpinteria, sold 49.5 percent of the company to United Technologies Corp. for $270 million on 12/9.

Environment 12-17

Recognizing the potential energy that can be garnered from waves off Santa Barbara County’s weather-battered North Coast, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. made an agreement with the U.S. Air Force to study the area near Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Law and Disorder 12-17

Actor Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, for the fifth straight time, did not appear in Santa Barbara Superior Court, compelling Judge Clifford Anderson to forfeit their bail and issue a felony arrest warrant.

City 12-10

The bridge at the intersection of Haley and De la Vina streets, built in 1915, has been deemed “structurally deficient” by Caltrans and is scheduled to be replaced.


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