Los Padres Forest Officials Ban Unpermitted Campfires

Wildfire conditions prompt caution.

County Out $2M Annually on Recycled Paper

A changing world market is to blame.

Electricity Bailout?

Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson squares off against Governor Jerry Brown.

Abel Maldonado Confronts Cannabis Questions

Inspectors visited 30 acres in San Luis Obispo County.

Santa Barbara Sees 67 Percent Increase in Valley Fever

People living in Central Coast should avoid breathing dusty air.

Fairview Gardens Hosting Community Celebration

There will be live music, cooking demos, and crafts on August 17.

Making State Street Great Again

City Hall hosted a packed meeting on downtown woes.

Abel Maldonado Confronts Cannabis Questions

Inspectors visited 30 acres in San Luis Obispo County.

Clear the Shelters’ on August 18

Santa Barbara joins nationwide pet adoption drive.

Read All About It

It’s all about the printed page — from Little Free Libraries to an Indy staff reading lists to interviews with area literary luminaries.

Coastal Commission Looks to State Lands for Hollister Ranch Options

Commissioners are exploring all avenues for public access.

‘Indy’ Staff’s Reading Picks

The books we love — from mystery to romance to history.

Santa Barbara’s Compost Gap

Why are food scraps all dressed up with nowhere to go?

Captivated by Creamistry’s Ice-Cream Chemists

The new shop on State Street combines liquid nitrogen with a flurry ...

Lucky Number Seven for the Foresters

The Santa Barbara baseball team wins the NBC World Series again.

State Street Vacant Storefronts

From small family ventures to major retail chains, businesses are folding at ...

Fiesta 2018

From Fiesta Pequeña, to El Mercado Del Norte and El Desfile Histórico, our digital assistant, Nancy Rodriguez, covered this year's Fiesta in photos.

Sunny Fields Spur Bike Trail - Grant Application
Peoples' Self-Help Housing Promotes Alejandra Mahoney to Director of Education
Surf Beach Closed Until End of Plover Nesting Season (30 Sep 2018)
Apply for the Goleta Library Board of Trustees!
Casa Serena’s 10th Annual 'Celebrate Recovery' Luncheon
Get FREE CATS at SIX Locations Throughout Santa Barbara County During the 9th Annual FREE CAT ADOPTION WEEKEND
Los Padres officials announce additional fire restrictions
Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime Accepting Applications for Scholarship Award Program
BLM Bakersfield seeks input for potential hydraulic fracturing impacts analysis
County to transition out of Montecito Center by August 31 County Services for Residents Impacted By Disasters To Continue Remotely
SBCC Program Selected for Dr. John W. Rice Diversity and Equity Award
Bradbury Dam Scheduled to Make Downstream Releases Santa Barbara County, California
Santa Barbara Education Foundation kicks off Summer Instrument Drive
California Families Living in Public Housing Now Protected from Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Girls Inc. Carpinteria Names New Board President, Welcomes Three New Members
Sheriff’s Forensics Unit Receives Advanced Equipment to Dry and Store Evidence Donated by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Benevolent Posse
Attorney General Becerra: Trump Administration’s Malicious Attack on California Unionized Home Care Workers is Baseless
UCSB Lagoon Burn Scheduled for Week of August 6-10
Coast Guard urges mariners to identify personal kayaks and paddleboards
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