Central Coast

At the Ventura County Fair, one of the most exciting events is the annual table setting competition.

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The city of San Luis Obispo is divided on what its public art should look like going forward.  The city has plans to erect a sculpture of Theodore Roosevelt in a local park.…

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In the wake of    increased ICE raids   , some undocumented immigrants are desperate to correct their immigration status.

Fraudulent lawyers target undocumented immigrants

In the wake of increased ICE raids , some undocumented immigrants are desperate to correct their immigration status.

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Pacific Standard, known for its global and in-depth coverage of social and environmental issues, will officially shut down in mid-August.

Financial backer of Pacific Standard magazine abruptly pulls the plug

Pacific Standard, known for its global and in-depth coverage of social and environmental issues, will officially shut down in mid-August.

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Research shows that some products marketed to women cost more than the same products marketed to men. Women could be out $64,843 over their lifetime.

'Pink tax' payers see red

Research shows that some products marketed to women cost more than the same products marketed to men. Women could be out $64,843 over their lifetime.

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Chris Kallmyer’s art piece,    Ensemble   , is now on display at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. It's filled with eight microtonal chimes meant to be played by eight different people.

Artist Chris Kallmyer plays his Ensemble

Chris Kallmyer’s art piece, Ensemble , is now on display at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. It's filled with eight microtonal chimes meant to be played by eight different people.

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Following the deadly Thomas and Paradise fires, which were triggered by high winds sparking electrical lines, PG&E and SoCal Edison are now taking pre-emptive measures.

Is Diablo Canyon safe during fire season?

Following the deadly Thomas and Paradise fires, which were triggered by high winds sparking electrical lines, PG&E and SoCal Edison are now taking pre-emptive measures.

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The Santa Barbara Natural History Museum’s new exhibit    “Saving the White Abalone”    follows local conservation efforts to reintroduce the large sea snails to the wild through…

Sea Center exhibit: efforts to save the endangered white abalone

The Santa Barbara Natural History Museum’s new exhibit “Saving the White Abalone” follows local conservation efforts to reintroduce the large sea snails to the wild through…

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Apricot Lane Farms in Ventura County is the subject of the popular documentary film titled    “The Biggest Little Farm.”

Ventura-based documentary follows life on a regenerative farm

Apricot Lane Farms in Ventura County is the subject of the popular documentary film titled “The Biggest Little Farm.”

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For nearly a century, Santa Barbara has celebrated its Spanish heritage through Old Spanish Days or “Fiesta.”

Will Santa Barbara's Old Spanish Days celebration go green?

For nearly a century, Santa Barbara has celebrated its Spanish heritage through Old Spanish Days or “Fiesta.”

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The Van Wingerden family has a robust farming legacy of growing cut flowers and avocados in the coastal city of Carpinteria.

Flower and fruit farming family embraces California’s 'green rush'

The Van Wingerden family has a robust farming legacy of growing cut flowers and avocados in the coastal city of Carpinteria.

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The Van Wingerden family has a robust farming legacy of growing cut flowers and avocados in Carpinteria with their Ever-Bloom brand.

A conservative farming family embraces California’s “green rush”

The Van Wingerden family has a robust farming legacy of growing cut flowers and avocados in Carpinteria with their Ever-Bloom brand.

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Ted Nash took home several Grammys in 2017 for his compositional work on presidential speeches.

Grammy award-winning Jazz saxophonist improvises to famous paintings

Ted Nash took home several Grammys in 2017 for his compositional work on presidential speeches.

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The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, outside of the quiet beach town of Oceano, has been making headlines this summer following six deaths at the park this year.

Controversies continue over the use of Oceano Dunes park

The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, outside of the quiet beach town of Oceano, has been making headlines this summer following six deaths at the park this year.

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Blenheim apricots are a beloved Californian fruit, though  orchards have been in decline for years   .

Blenheim apricots are a treasure worth preserving

Blenheim apricots are a beloved Californian fruit, though orchards have been in decline for years .

from Good Food

The State Lands Commission recently held a local meeting to update the public and generate ideas for the future of Platform Holly.   
  Following the 2015 Refugio oil spill, and the…

State regulators hear public opinion on decommissioning Platform Holly

The State Lands Commission recently held a local meeting to update the public and generate ideas for the future of Platform Holly.  Following the 2015 Refugio oil spill, and the…

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For years, the Foodbank Santa Barbara has teamed up with the Santa Barbara School District to offer kids breakfast and lunch during the summer.

Jeff Bridges entices kids to a free summer lunch following program decline

For years, the Foodbank Santa Barbara has teamed up with the Santa Barbara School District to offer kids breakfast and lunch during the summer.

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In 2016, when the news that the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant would close, many in the surrounding communities panicked.

Berkeley economists reevaluate Diablo Canyon closure costs

In 2016, when the news that the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant would close, many in the surrounding communities panicked.

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Juvenile incarceration in Santa Barbara County is declining and a new $795,000 grant from the state will be used to try to further that trend.

Chief Probation Officer supports improved juvenile probation programs

Juvenile incarceration in Santa Barbara County is declining and a new $795,000 grant from the state will be used to try to further that trend.

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If you’ve ever driven or walked through the city and seen a building that looks straight out of a Dr.

Iconic local architect shares vision for better housing designs

If you’ve ever driven or walked through the city and seen a building that looks straight out of a Dr.

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