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Crews Stop Forward Progress of Vegetation Fire Near Refugio Canyon Rey Fire’s Momentum Slows as It Hits ‘Natural Fuel Break’ in Mono Creek Fresh from Summer Break, Goleta Students Head Back to Class Lompoc Eyes Temporary Name Change Thanks to Pokémon Craze Envelope With White Powder Prompts Hazmat Response at Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office Olympic Boxer Carlos Balderas Welcomed Home to Santa Maria

Crews Stop Forward Progress of Vegetation Fire Near Refugio Canyon

Homes were threatened in blaze north of Highway 101, near Venadito Canyon, but none was damaged

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | updated logo | August 24, 2016 | 4:57 p.m.

Rey Fire’s Momentum Slows as It Hits ‘Natural Fuel Break’ in Mono Creek

Calmer winds also expected to give firefighters a chance to further contain blaze that has charred 31,505 acres

By Sam Goldman, Noozhawk Staff Writer | August 24, 2016 | 10:03 p.m.

Fresh from Summer Break, Goleta Students Head Back to Class

Goleta Union School District and other South Coast students start the 2016-17 school year this week

By Sam Goldman, Noozhawk Staff Writer | August 24, 2016 | 10:16 p.m.

Lompoc Eyes Temporary Name Change Thanks to Pokémon Craze

Move would capitalize on electronic-game's popularity while hammering home the proper pronunciation of city's name

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | August 24, 2016 | 10:23 p.m.

Envelope With White Powder Prompts Hazmat Response at Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office

Authorities test substance, which doesn't test positive for any known biological or chemical hazards

By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk Managing Editor | updated logo | August 24, 2016 | 6:44 p.m.

Olympic Boxer Carlos Balderas Welcomed Home to Santa Maria

Family members, friends and fans greet him at Santa Maria Public Airport

By Janene Scully, Noozhawk North County Editor | August 23, 2016 | 9:58 p.m.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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