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Santa Barbara News-Press (Newspaper) - August 3, 2009, Santa Barbara, California NATION & WORLD B1 IRAN PROTESTS AHMADINEJAD OPPONENT CALLS FOR THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR KILLING OF PROTESTORS TO BE PUNISHED LIFE D1 FRUGAL FIESTA A LOOK AT SOME CHEAP FASHION OPTIONS FOR THE ANNUAL EVENT Our 154th Year AUGUST 3, 2 009 754 council to Fiesta sets started with reception vote on fire h FIESTA code amendment 2009 By ANGEL STAFF WRITER A proposal that would require automated fire sprinklers for all new residential and commercial buildings in the city of Santa as well as certain remodel and addition is coming back up for a vote on The City Council will consider introducing the amendment to the city fire code at its weekly regular which starts at 2 p.m. in council 735 St The latest vote comes after decided to introduce the amendment on April 14, but instead of matter to one last adoption vote the following the council instructed city staff to prepare answers to questions that arose related to the According to the council agenda projects that would be required to feature automatic fire sprinklers are as New residential and commercial buildings regardless of square This includes all single-family but small utility buildings are exempt Any commercial building receiving an All commercial structures undergoing remodels if the project involves 50 percent or more of the Any structure that is hazardous ' Any addition or remodel to a residential structure that exceeds 75 percent of the floor The proposed amendment previously would have required the installation of fire sprinklers in existing single-family homes that involving more than 1,000 square feet or 50 percent of the square Please see COUNCIL on A5 Shooting deaths of recently separated couple under investigation Officers are investigating the shooting deaths of a recently separated husband and wife found in a Lompoc residence Saturday as a police Lompoc Police Department officers responded to a home in the 500 block of N. F Street at 9:39 p.m. after family members discovered the bodies of Alberto 48, and Maria 45, and contacted The bodies were located inside of a bathroom and responding investigators processed the alleged crime according to Family members cooperated with authorities and reported that the couple had recently police Just after midnight on police announced there were no outstanding will await lab and autopsy which may take several weeks to said Sgt Ed Lompoc police watch investigation is The department can be contacted at 736-8256. Pacheco NIK BUSKOVICH PHOTOS Junior Spirit Talia Ortega Vestal entertains guests during the del Presedente 2009. At people dance to the music of during the del Presidente 2009. By CLAIRE SPERA CORRESPONDENT The 60-year-old tradition of the del the gateway event for Old Spanish Days weeklong celebration of Hispanic was held Sunday evening at Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort Among the estimated 400 people donning ruffled skirts and suits in the open-air rotunda were Old Spanish 67 board including this year's El Presidente Anthony and 17 past El Presidentes and La many attendees were community members who are simply fans of eager to kick off a week of Hispanic food and entertainment Jennifer a spokeswoman for Old Spanish says the is celebration of all the hard work that's been done all year in preparation for We can all be with the El Presidente and he can share his energy and appreciation with We are a dedicated board of We're here because the community wants Serving as hosts for the event were Mr. Borgatello and his Betty Saint the Senior and Junior Spirits of Fiesta and the Primer Vice slated to become next year's These six leaders of Fiesta formed a receiving greeting the public as they entered the Please see RECEPTION on A5 Jennifer a spokeswoman for Old says the is celebration of all the hard work that's been all year in preparation We can all be with the El Presidente and he can share his energy and appreciation with We are a i dedicated board of We're here because the community wants California must plan to adapt to changing climate By SAMANTHA YOUNG ASSOCIATED PRESS SACRAMENTO - Even if the world is successful in cutting carbon emissions in the California needs to start preparing for rising sea hotter weather and other effects of climate a new state report It encourages local communities to rethink future development in low-lying coastal reinforce levees that protect areas and conserve already strapped water still have to no matter what we because of the nature of the greenhouse said Tony change and energy at the California Natural Resources who helped prepare the report gases are still going to be in the atmosphere for the next 100 The 159-page draft report to be released today by the California Natural Resources Agency provides the state's first comprehensive plan to work with local universities and residents to deal with a changing A final plan is expected to be released in the fall after the public weighs in. The 159-page draft report to be released today by the California Natural Resources Agency provides state's universities and residents to deal with a changing A final plan to be released in the fall after the public weighs in. L. A. tries test to find kids likely to join gangs The report was compiled after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger directed agencies in November to devise a state climate It comes three years after the Republican governor signed California's warming law requiring the state to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Most countries have focused on cutting greenhouse gases in the but researchers say those efforts will take decades to have an effect while the planet continues to States have only recently begun to look at what steps they must take to minimize the damage expected from sea level storm droughts and water shortages because of the climate Stephen a professor of environmental studies at Stanford said California has recognized it must work sides of the by cutting emissions and advising residents on how to adapt to climate unbalanced to only focus on the longer-term Dr. Schneider also have to think about the systems that are going to be hurt from the climate change that we can't Over the last century in the sea level has risen by 7 average temperatures have spring snowmelt occurs earlier in the and there are hotter fewer cold Please see STUDY on A8 By CHRISTINA HOAG LOS ANGELES - Gang prevention cop Jeff drives a bunch of sullen teens through the streets of a Los Angeles not because they're in trouble with the law - but so they'll stay out of it kids are all at risk of joining gangs - look where they said Officer Boyle Heights where some gangs are in their third some kids What prompts some kids to join gangs and their neighbors not to join Please see TEST on A8 Detra leads a session on video production at the Hollenbeck PAL Center designed to offer kids an alternative to gangs in the Boyle Hights area of Los Angeles on To call 966-7171 California Classified Crossword Dear Abby Life Local i Lottery Movies Obituaries Sports TV Voices Weather I OUTSIDE then sun 75/58 87/52 COMPLETE FORECAST B6 THIS WEEK The Music Academy of the West will present Ambroise French Romantic opera at the Lobero Theatre on August 7, and on August 9. 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