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Poor Air Quality Predicted for County

Summer fires and heat can combine for respiratory problem–causing smog.

Drug Disposal Box Placed at Police Department

Public may dispose of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter meds.

It's Evening in America

Even with Hillary Clinton's positive message, optimism is finding it hard to get a foothold in a year of populist anger.

Doctors Without Walls Displays Its New Mobile Medical Van at Launch Party

Supporters gather to celebrate a new chapter in the organization’s service to homeless and low-income Individuals.

Rep. Lois Capps Attends Her Fifth National Democratic Convention

Comments on speeches and relationship with Clintons.

Child Porn Extradition Leads to Sexual-Abuse Arrest

A Lompoc Unified School District employee awaiting extradition is newly charged.

Adoptable Pet of the Week

Lovable small dog needs a home!

DemCon 2016: The Final Day

Hillary Clinton speaks and accepts the nomination.

Interview: Boz Scaggs

Scaggs talks recent albums and working with Lucinda Williams in light of Granada show.

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.

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.

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.

'Weird Al': Still Weird After All These Years

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

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