WEATHER »

Bye-Bye, Mike Brown


Tuesday marked Santa Barbara County CEO Mike Brown’s last Board of Supervisors hearing, after 14 years of sitting through them. That, according to the county, was a total of 18,688 agenda items spread out over 584 meetings that took 3,764 hours to complete. “I am so blessed and fortunate to have had this career,” said Brown, whose last day is 10/31. Incoming CEO Chandra Wallar, from San Diego County, starts 11/1.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



event calendar sponsored by:

Dyer Returns as Interim Fire Chief

When Eric Peterson steps down, Mike Dyer will fill in for County Fire.

Santa Barbara Bodybuilder Wins Mr. Olympia Competition

At 43, Shawn “Flexatron” Rhoden ties for the oldest champ in the contest's history.

Renovated Cabrillo Ball Park Now Open

The park got new exercise equipment, multi-use grass turf areas, and an upgraded softball field.

UCSB Researcher Charged with Molesting Child on Campus

Dr. Hongjun Zhou was arrested September 6.

Teen Serial Robber Caught and Confesses

The suspect was identified through an anonymous tipster.