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New Map with Old Markers

If the FEMA map was created or based on January 9, 2018, then why do all the mountains still have chaparral plant growth on them?

Sunshine Through the Fog

Santa Barbara can at times feel like an island: isolated, non-urban, at a remove from events of the "outside world."

Well-Paying, Rural Jobs Welcome

It’s been rough going lately for working people in the Santa Maria area.

A Worldwide Immigration Problem

The industrialized world's entire immigration system, with the exception of some countries, is a disaster.

Hundreds Protest Trump’s Family Separation Policy

Another demonstration is planned for June 30 in De La Guerra Plaza.

The Price of Separating Families

Trump's 'babies crying is not a good look' comes simply too late for more than 2,300 children.

Goleta Mayor and Council Salaries to Go to the Ballot

Voters asked to consider higher salaries to bring greater diversity to city government.

New Libertarian Group Seeks Major Redistricting Shakeup

Reason in Government is seeking to create an independent committee.

S.B. Attorney Gets Convicted Killer Off Death Row

Robert Lewis Jr. was deemed too intellectually disabled.

Fine Food at Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival

Get your North County food fix at the museum fundraiser; plus, tastings to do.

Andrea Riseborough Shines in ‘Nancy’

This impressive first feature film drops us into the murky world of Nancy, who may or may not be a woman kidnapped as a young girl.

Arts & Lectures Hosts Season Reveal Party

Donors and sponsors hear about upcoming season.

The Need for Humane Immigration Policies

This administration targets the most vulnerable, from children who will not be immediately reunited with their parents, to survivors of sexual assault and violence.

Watch Your Language (and Culture)

Anthro prof attacks changes to SBCC coursework; department head counters that UCLA now accepts the class.

Ramadan in the Modern Age

In a world of consumerism, I did not consume.

Public Trashes Hollister Ranch Deal

The California Coastal Conservancy received over 600 angry letters.

Chumash Leaders Rebury Tuqan Man on San Miguel Island

Tests indicate the remains are between 9,700 and 10,200 years old

Eastside Group Tackles Diabetes

UCSB premed student steps up to fight childhood obesity.

Juana Holzer Testifies Against Ex-Husband

She denied Holzer showed any signs of mental illness during their six-year marriage.

Supervisors Adopt New FEMA Flood Map for Montecito and Carpinteria

It’s not perfect, they say, but it will help people rebuild more safely.

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