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Review: Zero Motivation

Set on an Israeli military base, this female-focused coming-of-age dramedy is both witty and poignant.

Police Make Arrest in Eastside Murder Case

Police say Enson Lopez brutally killed Ian Nicholas after multiple confrontations.

Thumbs Up on S.B. Weddings

The experience described in "Hitched at Home" couldn't be more true.

Alternate Mission Canyon Plan Needed

The proposals to eliminate historical eastern-side pedestrian access on Mission Canyon Road and Los Olivos, and much more, should be opposed.

Mission Canyon Hearings Request

Like many neighbors, I was startled and angered by the sudden acceptance by both City Council and Board of Supervisors of a complex plan to reconstruct our Mission Canyon corridor.

Paraglider Killed in Sunday Accident Identified

Dr. Ron Faoro, 60, was a popular veterinarian at St. Francis Pet Clinic.

South Coast Commercial Market Stays Hot

Close to half-a-billion in commercial real estate sold in 2014.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Maggie Campbell

Chatting Wild West and civic passion with Downtown Santa Barbara’s executive director.

The Crushing Problem of Ocean Plastics

Sizing up plastic trash in the sea has reached the millions of tons.

E-Cigarettes: A Smoking Gun?

With so much unknown about the potential health effects of e-cigarettes, there is reason to question their safety.

No Baby Steps for District Elections

Mad scramble to draw lines for new boundaries.

Paraglider Dies After Falling 3,000 Feet into Rattlesnake Canyon

The pilot, flying in tandem with his daughter, slipped out of his harness.

Injection Well Bill Proposed to Protect Groundwater

New rules introduced to monitor groundwater at belowground oil facilities.

Four Spelling Bee Champs Headed to State Match

The elementary and junior high school kids proved their way with words.

Cox Condemns FCC's Net Neutrality Vote

The telecom company calls the new policy "unnecessary government overreach."

District Elections Lawsuit Could Hit Santa Maria

Activists all but promise legal action in the wake of the Santa Barbara decision.

Ramp, Lane Closures Starting Sunday

Upgrades to signs and lights along the freeway are planned.

Sniffing Out Alder Yarrow’s The Essence of Wine

Seminal wine blogger comes to Santa Barbara to sign coffee-table book.

Rapist Sentenced to 30 Years to Life

Raul Yescas III was convicted on two rape charges.

Partial Overnight Closures for 101 Carpool Lane

Installing signs and striping is the final work on the lane, which opened last September.

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