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Death by Cop?

Officer-involved shooting in Santa Maria agitates community.

Highway 101 Phase 3 Starts This Fall

Linden and Casitas Pass interchanges projects in Carpinteria are next.

Vandenberg Shoots Wide

Concerned scientists union reports missile-defense system unreliable.

Three ICE Arrests in Santa Barbara

SoCal operation yields 112 total detentions.

Ag Losses from Sherpa Fire Amount to Millions

Farmers and ranchers suffer crop and rangeland damage.

Short-Term-Rental Regulations Drafted

Planning Commission hears staff report and public comment August 3.

‘iZombie’ Kills

Second season has more snappy dialogue and messy murders.

Apply Now to Attend TEDx Santa Barbara

Cofounder Mark Sylvester discusses the big ideas event coming on August 20.

Learning Ballet as an Adult

Here’s what happened when taking classes at American Dance & Music school.

Spencer the Gardener Celebrates 10 Years at Casa Cantina

The S.B. singer/songwriter is a fixture of the Fiesta he grew up on.

Suga Free Talks the Sweet Life

Legendary rapper headlines Pimps and Players Bash at Velvet Jones.

MAW Presents ‘The Bartered Bride’

Bedřich Smetana’s opera brings lovers, liars, and clowns to the stage.

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Midnight release party at Chaucer’s Books July 30.

'Weird Al': Still Weird After All These Years

Yankovic requires mandatory fun at the Arlington Theatre on August 2.

New Chumash Chair Kenny Kahn

Chumash Chair Kenny Kahn talks about the casino, the reservation, money, and Camp 4.

Reducing the Racket for Marine Mammals

Sonic Sea codirector speaks about the ill effects of underwater noise.

A Scream in the Night

Party convention politricks abound.

volume 30, number 550, July 28-Aug. 3, 2016

An Interview with Kenneth Kahn, the New Chair of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians

Remodeling and the Tax-Assessment Conundrum

Knowing what upgrading work will trigger a reassessment can make all the difference.


If nothing else, you've got to give political candidates some credit for consistently raising the profile of words we might otherwise take for granted, in this case "Yuuuuuge!" as field trippin' Indy staffers said of the printing press they visited last week.

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