Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

...The oil spill this week on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket...plans for new drilling in the Santa Barbara Channel, where Union Oil's...the oil spill in our pristine Santa Barbara coast that it was called the 'environmental...
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California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

...signed three oil spill protection bills, months after a pipeline leaked more than 100,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara Coast. The measures call for pipeline operators to use the best spill-control technology, require annual pipeline...
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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

...brownish bloom was particularly thick off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, and Odell said it was unusually dominated...crabs caught in waters off Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties. Other shellfish harvests are shut down along...
Probe prompted by funds paid to mayor's family for purchases

...obtained by the newspaper, the borough spent $8,400 to cover the cost of the five grandchildren to fly from Barrow to Santa Barbara for the five-day "Michael Jordan Flight School" camp.In a letter, Brower's daughter, Mary Jo Olemaun, described...
'The conversation we're stuck with' Newtown, Connecticut, at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater in 2012, and near the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2014.Just this month, a jury convicted James Holmes of 12 murders in Aurora, after a wrenching trial that...
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Sports On TV

Wednesday, May 15CYCLING1 p.m., NBCSN - Tour of California, stage 4, Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara, Calif.MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL9 a.m., MLB - Regional coverage, Houston at Detroit or Cleveland at Philadelphia9 a.m...
Rhyner, Tibbitts wed

...2007, in the sunkan garden of the Santa Barbara, Calif., courthouse among family...Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara. The groom is the chef for Goleta...will continue to make their home in Santa Barbara.
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...corral the two slicks off the Santa Barbara coast where a much larger spill...both popular campgrounds west of Santa Barbara, over the Memorial Day weekend...hoping to find cleaner beaches in Santa Barbara, about 20 miles away. "I'm...
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Sports on TV for May 14

...practice for NC Education Lottery 200, at Concord, N.C.CYCLING1 p.m., NBCSN - Tour of California, stage 5, Santa Barbara to Santa ClaritaGOLF1:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Open de Espana, first round, part I, at Girona...
Letter: The three E's of sustainability

...production. Researchers claim on an average day, about 1,000 barrels of oil seep into the Pacific Ocean in the Santa Barbara Channel alone. While most oil seeps do release slowly, the environmental damage is just as devastating. Although...


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