Top Personnel Changes at County Fire

Eighteen-year veteran Rob Heckman was named Santa Barbara County Fire’s new second-in-command, replacing Eric Peterson, who was just named Fire Chief. David Sadecki, a 34-year County Fire veteran who spent the last six years as public information officer, retired this week and is being succeeded by Dave Zaniboni.

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Family Favorite Palazzio Italian Restaurant Won’t Reopen

Water damage and downtime killed the State Street eatery.

Criminal Investigation Delays Dream Home Raffle

Museum of Contemporary Art won’t comment on the vendor they say caused the trouble.

Red Flag Warning for North Santa Barbara County

National Weather Service predicts high winds and low humidity for backcountry areas.

Montecito Water District to Replace Meters

The $3-million project gives smart meters to 4,600 customers.

San Marcos High to Host Candidate Forum

The October 18 event is organized by the Associated Student Body.