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Crews Get Full Containment of 18-Acre Bar Fire Near Refugio Canyon Big Buddha Statue Stolen From Site Of Fraudulent Lompoc Psychic Business Rey Fire’s Momentum Slows as It Hits ‘Natural Fuel Break’ in Mono Creek Crews Stop Forward Progress of Vegetation Fire Near Refugio Canyon Fresh from Summer Break, Goleta Students Head Back to Class Lompoc Eyes Temporary Name Change Thanks to Pokémon Craze

Crews Get Full Containment of 18-Acre Bar Fire Near Refugio Canyon

The fire was caused by a bird hitting power lines, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department

By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk Managing Editor | August 25, 2016 | 3:47 p.m.

Big Buddha Statue Stolen From Site Of Fraudulent Lompoc Psychic Business

Statue went missing sometime early Tuesday morning from yard on East Ocean Avenue

By Janene Scully, Noozhawk North County Editor | August 25, 2016 | 2:28 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 | updated logo | August 24, 2016 | 10:03 p.m.

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.

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.

 

Transmission of the virus through mosquitos, however, isn’t a concern in the county, according to the Public Health Department

 
 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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