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I.V. Community Rejects Special Tax Proposal

Bed tax takes backseat to community services district’s user utility tax.

All Zoos Are Not the Same

Animal welfare, including exhibit design and behavioral enrichment activities, is a priority at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

Pine Fire Closes Pine Mountain Ridge Road

Three-hundred-acre blaze shuts down the rural road at Highway 33.

Man Faces Murder Charges for Toddler’s Death

Sean Kothe, 24, pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend’s daughter.

Adoptable Pet of the Week

Low-maintenance mutt needs a home!

Finding a Message in ‘Finding Dory’

New film shows why fish belong in the ocean.

Celebrate Freedom

Fourth of July is one of America’s favorite holidays.

Off-Duty Cop Stops Hate-Fueled Murder Attempt

Francisco Diego, 40, accused of racially motivated hate crime against S.B. homeless man.

Highway 154 Collisions Increase

In 2015, there were 12 percent more collisions with 23 percent more injuries than the five-year average.

City Supports Landfill Plan

County will deliberate over the final contract on July 12.

Sherpa Fire Costs Top $16 Million

Authorities remain mum on its cause.

Legal Settlement Opens Free Parking Near Los Padres Trailheads

Lawsuit argued hikers shouldn't have to purchase an Adventure Pass.

Lead Ammo Phase-Out Starts Second Phase

Shotgun hunters now required to use non-lead ammunition.

Christopher Zerbe Makes Great Melodies and Harmonies with Jangly Guitars

This solid set of songs recalls R.E.M. and Tom Petty.

‘Game of Thrones’ Finale

Another season is over, and Sunday nights are empty again.

UCSB Arts & Lectures’ Summer Film Series

Hot nights with Bogie & Bacall at the Courthouse Sunken Gardens

The S.B. Bowl Now

What’s happening six months into the Goldenvoice partnership.

Speyburn Arranta

Review of Speyburn Arranta Casks Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Make Myself at Home: Charismatic Condo in El Andalúz

Take a look inside this sparkling downtown spot on Chapala Street.

Truth Strikes Out

Santa Barbara sportswriter Al Stump told tall tales and outright lies about Ty Cobb.

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