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Santa Barbara Bends Toward the Beloved Community

Two congregations and police officers gather for a meeting of the minds.

Cottage Pays $600,000 in Flesh-Eating Bacteria Wrongful-Death Suit

Hospital makes emergency-room policy 'idiot-proof,' says plaintiffs' guardian.

California Cannabis Business Expo

MJIC produced a stimulating trade show in San Diego in March.

Pet Dentistry

I have good news for cat and dog owners.

Meeting Musings

I wonder if, just maybe, there's a world where the headlines might read, "Landlords Conspire on Eve of Tenant's Rights Meeting."

Repeal and Replace Vote Put on Ice

Carbajal celebrates Republican retreat on health-care bill.

One Nation, Two Countries

Most presidents utter these words: "I want to bring our nation together.”

Judge Orders Accused UCSB Student to Return to Campus

University taking too long to investigate case in which complainant dropped charges.

Goleta District Election Committee Postpones Demand

Gives city until after 2020 Census to draw boundaries and hold a vote.

Planet Pioneer

Professor Garrett Hardin (b. 1915), pioneer in the life sciences later consolidated as ecology, taught biology at UCSB.

A Story of an Elder Chumash

In the year 1961, my grandma, Irene Valencia Cordero, was taken from the reservation after remarrying to a Caucasian.

Rickie Lee Jones, Madeleine Peyroux Prove Small Is Beautiful

The singing duo commanded the Arlington Theatre by way of New Orleans on March 17.

Wildlife Care Network Holds Annual Benefit for Wildlife

Santa Barbara Zoo CEO Rich Block is speaker.

Transgender Community Space Opens

Lisa's Place is one of a kind.

Land Trust Moves Closer to Paying Off Carp Bluffs

Recent $450,000 payment meant to offset impacts of nearby 101 widening.

ACLU Mounts a Comeback

Santa Barbara is resurrecting its chapter.

School District Tackles $2.5 Million Problem

Teaching positions and operating budgets are getting chopped.

Trump Making Social Darwinism Sexy Again

Republican’s repeal-and-replace health-care bill benefits the young, healthy, and rich.

Make Myself at Home: Historic Lower Riviera Charmer

510 Casitas Road is a sweet slice of Santa Barbara history.

Bob Saunders: 1943-2017

A large-animal doctor, Bob Saunders treated cattle, ostriches, llamas, and alpacas during his time, but his business was horses.

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