City Taxes Stay Healthy

Santa Barbara continued to attract increasing numbers of tourists and revenue.

Plan for Santa Barbara Salamanders Released

The draft outline for how to protect the endangered California amphibian is open for public comment.

Gas Prices Rebound

Shortage due to refinery problems and stronger crude prices combine to raise California gasoline costs.

Vaccination Mandate Bill Advances

Personal belief exemptions eliminated in new proposed law.

Capps Introduces Bill to Halt Offshore Fracking

More environmental review is needed, she says.

Commercial Burglary Suspect at Large

Police seek identity of man seen on security footage from Santa Barbara markets and restaurants.

Art Foundry Disappears While ‘Hundreds of Thousands’ in Debt

After tenant Ian McTavish skipped town, the property owner is exploring his legal options and customers are ...

Missing Goleta Man Was Murdered, Found in Vegas

Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate details surrounding Peter D’Orazio’s death.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Cathy Murillo

Talking career and life with the journalist-turned-city councilmember.

Jazz Master Charles Lloyd

The Master Charles Lloyd Releases his new album, plays the Lobero in Santa Barbara, and receives a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award at Lincoln Center.

District Elections: Let the Games Begin

Jacqueline Inda announces and Sebastian Aldana considers a run to represent the ...

Oil Company Proposes 296 New Wells

Aera Energy submits an application for "steam flooding" extraction.

‘Black Robe’ Therapy for Mentally Ill Put on Ice

“Not yet,” county supervisors tell supporters of Laura’s Law.

Vaping on the Rise

E-cigarette use triples among students.

Protected Arroyo Hondo Preserve

Riparian canyon near Gaviota offers history, hikes, and heat.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Cathy Murillo

Talking career and life with the journalist-turned-city councilmember.

Don’t Lose Money on Unused Hotel Rooms

Roomer app gives escape options and discounts around the country.

Woodland, on the Way North

The old Gold Rush town has new wakeboarding thrills, great food, and a few good places to ...

Music: Alt-J

Folktronic super group hits the Bowl between Coachella weekends.

Hotel Modern’s The Great War

UCSB’s Arts and Lectures presents a live animation film.

Adoptable Pet of the Week

Jordan is about 2.5 years old and gets along with other dogs. This yellow lab/hound mix is ...

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