Friday, July 31, 2015     Volume: 16, Issue: 21

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Should local rapper Anthony Murillo be charged for marking threats in a song?

Yes, a threat is a threat.
No, the First Amendment protects speech.
Maybe, depends on how serious the threat was.
If he made the threat in person, we wouldn't be having this conversation.

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Cottage Hospital organizes summer sports camp for wheelchair athletes

The athletes came from all over—from Los Angeles and Bakersfield, from Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties, and from Santa Barbara as well. For a week, armed with hockey sticks and hand bicycles, they occupied a building on USCB’s campus. “We just kind of invade the rec center,” said program coordinator Rene Van Hoorn. They’re a small army of athletes with disabilities and a handful of pa... [ Read More ]