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In the midst of intense fears about President Donald Trump’s expanded immigration enforcement policies, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office finds itself accused of “potentially endangering Americans” for refusing to cooperate with ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) holds.
Shirley Summers of Atascadero, Eloisa Medina of San Luis Obispo and Jill Bolster-White of San Luis Obispo were immortalized on the Women’s Wall of Fame in the San Luis Obispo County Government Building. The women were recognized as three of 2017’s most impressive county leaders, named at the Fourth Annual Women’s Wall of Fame Luncheon at Madonna Inn earlier this month.
The Record recently reported the Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness (C3H) coordinated biennial count revealed “Santa Barbara County’s homeless population hasn’t changed much in size, but homeless advocates discovered there has been a shift in where homeless people are living …”
The Republicans’ much embattled Affordable Care Act repeal legislation — the American Health Care Act — was passed by the House Budget Committee, on which Santa Barbara Congressmember Salud Carbajal sits, by a 19-17 vote.
The timing couldn’t have been much better. Or worse.
The public packed a town hall Monday hosted by Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, where he and a panel of experts addressed potential impacts of the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office projected earlier in the day the action would cause 14 million people to lose health care coverage next year and grow to 24 million by 2016.
The Marine Corps is working to create more sizes of body armor, but has not yet incorporated features used by the Army to make protection better fitting for female service members.
Access to preventive health care services for military members and their families could be expanded, under legislation introduced Thursday by Rep. Salud Carbajal.
When U.S. Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-Santa Barbara) walked into his Feb. 22 town hall meeting in Arroyo Grande, the crowd erupted into a standing ovation.
President Donald Trump spoke at the joint session of Congress in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, discussing his first weeks as president and moving forward as a united nation.
Izeah Garcia, a fourth-year history of public policy major, was at the heart of it all.