Stabbings in Santa Barbara, California

Being a views, not news site, we’re looking for a way to cover the recent array of stabbings in the city. Eight years ago, a stabbing in the American Riviera would have  shaken the community, now it’s common place. To easily cover stabbings/ shootings, while keeping it on the forefront of people’s attentions, a counter has been added to the right-hand side bar, “Days Without a Stabbing in Santa Barbara.” Each time an incident occurs, we’ll reset the clock and see how far we can get without a violent act.

Tuesday night at 10:49 p.m., a homeless man was reportedly stabbed to death in a parking lot on East Carrillo Street. He was 57. The counter will start there.

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One Response to Stabbings in Santa Barbara, California

  1. Punch Drunk June 21, 2013 at 10:31 pm #

    Do bum fights in front of the Art Museum count, if no one gets stabbed? How about just getting punched out. Think you need to re-set the clock back to zero.