Carolina Starin

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On the first Wednesday of each month, hundreds of students line up at Santa Barbara City College for free food. That’s a sign of how expensive college has gotten.

Students turn to food banks to minimize rising college costs

On the first Wednesday of each month, hundreds of students line up at Santa Barbara City College for free food. That’s a sign of how expensive college has gotten.

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This weekend, the 48th annual    Santa Barbara Old-Time Fiddlers’ Festival    features performances, jam sessions, workshops, and competitions at the Stow House in Goleta.

Fiddle festival honors Alonzo Janes and lineage of black musicians

This weekend, the 48th annual Santa Barbara Old-Time Fiddlers’ Festival features performances, jam sessions, workshops, and competitions at the Stow House in Goleta.

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Butterfly Beach in Montecito is popular among beachgoers. But 30 years from now, there won’t be much of it left to enjoy.

Tropical fish, microplastics and disappearing beaches: Climate change along the Central Coast

Butterfly Beach in Montecito is popular among beachgoers. But 30 years from now, there won’t be much of it left to enjoy.

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