Kristen Sneddon

Santa Barbara City Councilmember

Santa Barbara City Councilmember

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In a win for tenant rights groups, The Santa Barbara City Council has moved towards a "just cause" eviction ordinance and voted 6-1 to require landlords to offer one-year leases to…

Santa Barbara city council moves towards 'just cause' eviction ordinance

In a win for tenant rights groups, The Santa Barbara City Council has moved towards a "just cause" eviction ordinance and voted 6-1 to require landlords to offer one-year leases to…

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Councilmembers voted this week to ban them, along with styrofoam to-go containers.

Santa Barbara votes to ban plastic straws in city

Councilmembers voted this week to ban them, along with styrofoam to-go containers.

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