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Santa Barbara's Mission Tunnel

February 19, 2019 

Each year, City Public Works staff go underground to walk the entire 3.7-mile span of Mission Tunnel to inspect its condition. The Tunnel was originally constructed in 1910 and conveys water to the City from Gibraltar Reservoir.

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Behind the Scenes of Storm Work

February 12, 2019 

The City's Streets Division prepares and responds to storms in ways you may not think. Preparation starts months ahead of the storm season, and a rainy day means mobilization of Streets crews for an active, ongoing response.

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Sandbags Available at City Pickup Station

February 12, 2019 

Sandbags are available at the City's Sandbag Pickup Station, 301 E. Yanonali Street, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. this week. Visit for more information.



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