Quotes of the Week

If gas hits $6 per gallon, Obama will be out there with the ceremonial drill bit saying”, “Drill offshore.” -David Lack, regarding Barack Obama’s stance on lifting the offshore drilling moratorium.

They all choose to be here : We need [the lowered heights initiative] to preserve our economy. It keeps us different.” - Former City of Santa Barbara mayor Sheila Lodge, in support of Bill Mahan’s proposal to restrict downtown building heights to 40 feet.

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Home on San Andres Catches Fire

Sunday night blaze extinguished quickly.

Santa Barbara to Protest Narrower Gender Definition

The rally takes place Tuesday afternoon at State and Anapamu's "speaker's corner."

Body Discovered on Isla Vista Beach

No obvious signs of foul play, authorities said.

Das Won’t Run for State Senate if Monique Does

"I’ve encouraged Monique to do it,” he said.

The $120,000 Campaign for Montecito’s Water Future

Wealthy donors bankroll a five-member slate for the community's water and sanitary boards.