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Police finally held accountable for killing of unarmed citizens

MAC WALBY, Associate Editor

May 4, 2015

Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Ezell Ford and John Crawford. It seems like every week, another unarmed black man is killed at the hands of the police. Almost 400 people have been killed by the police this year alone. But somehow,...

SBCC begins suspending students for off-campus crimes

DAVID C. RIDINGS, News Editor

September 19, 2014

Off-campus crimes may lead to suspension— if you’re an immediate threat to personnel on campus. Students may not be conscious of contracts they agree to abide by throughout City College’s initial registration process. ...

Police arrest SBCC custodian for theft

Travis Pastori

October 25, 2010

A City College janitor was arrested after being caught on video stealing money from professor's offices, closing a secret two-year investigation. Jose Luis-Rubio Montes, 45, was arrested on Friday, Oct. 15, and charged with...

Sextually active

Stefanie Hulbert

May 11, 2009

In the last two years, sexting- sending nude pictures through text messaging-has revolutionized the way teens interact with the opposite sex. But teenage girls are often ignorant of the consequences that come from this virtual...

Mother of Tea Fire victim asks judge for harsher punishment

Rhys Alvarado

April 15, 2009

Two of the 10 individuals charged with trespassing onto the Tea Gardens property changed their not-guilty pleas to no-contest Tuesday at Figueroa Superior Court. Hashim Ali Hassan and Mohammad Alessam were sentenced to two y...

Tea Garden trial delayed two weeks

Kenny Lindberg

March 11, 2009

The arraignment for the 10 individuals charged with starting an illegal campfire near the Tea Gardens was delayed until Tuesday, March 17. The delay was deemed necessary when three of the defendants did not have legal counsel,...

Tea Garden campfire trial delayed two weeks

Kenny Lindberg, Kenny Lindberg, and Kenny Lindberg

March 11, 2009

The arraignment for the 10 individuals charged with starting an illegal campfire near the Tea Gardens was delayed until Tuesday, March 17. The delay was deemed necessary when three of the defendants did not have legal counsel,...

Ten named in Tea Fire investigation

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March 10, 2009

The names of the 10 individuals charged with trespassing onto the Tea Gardens property and illegally starting a campfire were released last Tuesday, by the Santa Barbara District Attorney's office. The 10 people, nine of whom...

Editorial – Putting out fires

Channels Staff, Channels Staff, and Channels Staff

February 27, 2009

Ten students were condemned as the culprits behind the Tea Fire long before the District Attorney's investigation was completed. Nine of them were enrolled at City College. The court of pubic opinion did not wait to see evidence...

District Attorney releases names in Tea Fire investigation

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February 25, 2009

The names of the 10 individuals charged with trespassing onto the Tea Gardens property and illegally starting a campfire were released Tuesday, by the Santa Barbara District Attorney's office. The 10 people, nine of whom were...

DA won’t file charges in Tea Fire case

Rhys Alvarado and Kenny Lindberg

February 18, 2009

The District Attorney's office for Santa Barbara County has concluded that there isn't enough evidence to charge anyone with starting the Tea Fire, ending a 3-month long investigation. It was originally believed that 10 college-age...

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