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Candidate profile: Lisa Macker

Arianna Vinion

October 6, 2010

Lisa Macker, an accountant and local business owner, is running for the District Four seat of the Board of Trustees against Kathryn Alexander on Nov. 2. She believes the skills gained throughout her career will help. "I know h...

Q & A forums held for City College Board of Trustees candidates

Channels election team

October 6, 2010

Two forums for the Board of Trustees' candidates were held last week so the community could hear answers to questions integral to the election coming up Nov. 2.   Support for the current board is split at the college, as ...

Vying for a Voice at City College

KYLE ROKES, news editor

September 21, 2010

The Board of Trustees is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a mailer that will be a first step to establishing an official representative body for over 20,000 students enrolled in continuing education. However, some adult education studen...

SBCC student falls victim to spinal meningitis infection

Kyle Rokes, Joel Linde and Anna Hansson

September 9, 2010

A City College student was infected with spinal meningitis two weeks ago, the international students office confirmed today. The student awoke from a coma yesterday, according to a friend of the patient. Carola Smith, the office's...

Pershing Park upgrades delayed to make project changes

Cody Bashore and Cody Bashore

April 21, 2010

Improvements to the Pershing Park softball fields may be delayed two months because the city rejected the original plans. Project Manager Steve Massetti said the lowest bid of $518,000 was deemed too expensive. "We will ...

Column – Helping homeless with cash handouts not the answer

Dan Nelson, Dan Nelson, and Dan Nelson

April 7, 2010

Tired of being hassled for money every time you walk down State Street? It seems the streets of Santa Barbara are gradually riddled with more panhandlers every month. They loiter around the Habit Burger, they park themselve...

Column – You do not need to drink to have a good time

Sofia Gjerstad and Sofia Gjerstad

November 4, 2009

After another drunken Santa Barbara night downtown, I was tired of being tired, so I decided not to drink alcohol for a month. I need to study hard and I try to care about my health. It isn't fun to go for a run when you're...

Secondary options for college students without health care

Jayne Bittner and Jayne Bittner

October 21, 2009

The national health care debate issue has surfaced at City College, where a number of uninsured and under-insured students cannot find or afford adequate health coverage, forcing them to pay out-of-pocket for medical costs. Sus...

Softball field to receive upgrades

Jon Marx

October 12, 2009

City College's softball field at Pershing Park will be upgraded in order to comply with federal legislation and offer a safer place to play and watch the sport. "As the head coach I'm very excited about the renovation that ...

The Channels Jesusita fire forum

Rhys Alvarado

May 8, 2009

The Channels wants to help the community during this fire emergency. Please use this site to post information about help you need with housing, storage, animal care or anything else. If you have space or resources to share, please...

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