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Tenant protections could be decent start for needy renters

Austin P. Ambrose, Channels Staff

May 5, 2017

Anyone who’s lucky enough to find a place to rent in Santa Barbara probably pays an arm and a leg for it too. The Santa Barbara City Council did the right thing for renters and tenants at its March 21 meeting by acknowledging that capping rents is not the answer to the ci...

State Street feels empty and different with retail apocalypse

Gerardo Zavala, Associate Editor

April 28, 2017

Walking down State Street and enjoying its many shops and beautiful aesthetics has always been a great past time for Santa Barbarians. However, walking down State Street has taken a very different meaning in recent years. Today,...

Student says to care for body and mind, enjoy Santa Barbara

JACKIE COBOS, Channels Staff

March 24, 2017

There is no doubt that Santa Barbara is one of the most beautiful––and most expensive––places to live, but unfortunately many students don’t often have the chance to appreciate the beauty of it due to the amount of stress...

Underground music venues plentiful around Santa Barbara

NATHAN BARRETT, Channels Staff

April 15, 2016

For someone just moving to Santa Barbara, or someone trying to find their patch of underground music heaven, I can help you out. It doesn’t matter what type of music you’re into. The point is the venue. The types...

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