Report Says California Housing Must Grow to Accommodate Population

A California Department of Housing and Community Development report released in June says that California must build 220,000 new homes annually to keep pace with population growth. Rentals are especially needed, according to the report, with home prices increasingly prohibitive and one quarter of all renter households considered to be overcrowded.

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Woman Killed by Train in Montecito

She was struck Friday morning near Olive Mill Road.

La Cumbre Sears Set for Closure

Liquidation sale begins this week.

City Council Approves Fee Allocation for Branch Libraries

The topic goes next to branch library cities.

Truck Accident Disrupts Foodbank Turkey Drive

Nonprofit is trying to replace $145,000 in equipment and food lost in accident last month.

County Eyeing Private Montecito Land to Build New Debris Basin

Supervisors have started the negotiation process with Randall Road parcel owners.