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Wednesday, August 12th 2020

Holiday Fire Issues State of Emergency for Santa Barbara County

Annette Ding News Editor Under high temperatures and gusty sundowner winds on the Santa Barbara County Coast, a fast-moving fire on Holiday Hill Road erupted into...

Six Questions with Sofia Collin, Candidate for 37th District Assemblymember

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer This coming June, UCSB students will have the opportunity to vote in a candidate to represent them and the 37th District in...

Proposed SBMTD Changes Will Affect UCSB and SBCC Students Alike

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District is considering reducing service lines 15x, 20, and 21x. If approved, the changes would go into...

Charting the Financial Damage of the Thomas Fire

Annette Ding Staff Writer It has been three months since the Thomas Fire spread through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, charring a record high of 281,893...

New Commuter Train Poses Transportation Alternative for UCSB Staff

Peter Bayerle A new commuter train service running through Santa Barbara and Ventura County opened up on Mon., April 2, making public transit an increasingly...

County Continues Debate Over Marijuana Dispensaries

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer A recent letter addressed to the Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors suggests there remains interest among community and student leaders in bringing...

Local Health Warning to Avoid Raw Fish May Not Be a Threat in I.V.

Nicholas Torrano In response to mudslide debris being dumped into local oceans, Santa Barbara County has announced a public health warning advising residents to avoid...

Locals Criticize Carbajal for Government Shutdown Vote

Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter Congressman Salud Carbajal, who represents Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, came under fire for voting for a spending bill...

Trains, Planes, but Not Cars

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer Severe mudslides devastated the Montecito area earlier this month, leaving at least 21 dead and more missing. The destruction of the area...

Chancellor Announces Emergency Fund for Travel Costs

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief As public safety officers work to clean up debris following the Montecito mudslides, which killed 20 and left many more homeless, many UCSB...