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Residents of a wealthy neighborhood near Santa Barbara, Calif., had to flee their homes late Thursday as a wind-whipped brushfire headed their way.
City council officials in Santa Barbara, Calif., voted against a county proposal to urge state officials to support off-shore oil drilling. The City Council voted 5-1 against an Aug. 26 proposal from Santa Barbara County supervisors that was aimed at convincing California Gov.
Horizon Air today announced new nonstop jet service between Sacramento and Santa Barbara starting Nov. 9, 2008, linking the state capital with the popular South Coast city.
By FROMA HARROP IN A RARE BURST of bipartisan consensus, Senators John McCain and Barack Obama have agreed on a dreadful proposal: Open more of America's fragile coastlines to offshore oil drilling. How is it awful? Let me count the ways. 1.
By Daniel Weintraub It has been nearly 40 years since a well a half-mile beneath the Pacific off the shore of Santa Barbara blew a gasket, spewing 200,000 gallons of gooey black oil over 800 square miles of ocean and fouling 35 miles of coastline.
By LAURA CAPITANO Hey! You! Famous person in the headlines! I've got something to say . . .MICHAEL JACKSON So, I hear you're thinking about firing up a career re-launch in fabulous Las Vegas.
Almost 40 years later, James "Bud" Bottoms can't forget the day the Pacific's waves turned calm, birds disappeared, and a thick layer of black goo slid across the white beach and harbor beneath his front window.
PACIFIC ASIA CHINA ENERGY INC. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: PCE) today announced the closing of the plan of arrangement under which Green Dragon Gas ("Green Dragon"), through its wholly-owned direct and indirect subsidiaries, GREKA China Ltd. and GREKA Acquisitions Ltd.
By Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 8--More firefighters from Minnesota are in California today, where wildfires have been burning for the past two weeks. A 20-person crew arrived over the weekend in Redding, Calif. The crew is comprised of members from the U.S.
BIG SUR, Calif. - An explosive wildfire ravaged the hillsides above this scenic coastal community Thursday, leaving the popular tourist region mostly deserted ahead of the holiday weekend.