Homeless Survey Numbers Released

Early results show that the approximately 600 volunteers for last week’s biennial homeless survey contacted 1,030 people across Santa Barbara County; of those, 766 granted interviews. Final numbers and data will be released in the coming weeks. In 2011, 1,143 homeless people were interviewed; in 2013, 1,111 were.

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Goleta Library May Expand by Two, or Four If You Count the Twigs

City Council approves fee allocation; goes next to branch library cities.

Foodbank Turkey Drive Suffers from Truck Accident

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.

Increase in H2A Farmworkers Raises Housing Concerns

Santa Barbara County supervisors moving to streamline permit process.

Cannabis Taxes Generate $1.8 Million

Santa Barbara County releases first quarterly report.