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Affordable Carp Townhouses Up for Lottery

Casas de las Flores pre-application process ends March 31. Read story.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Child Molester Faces Life in Prison

Santa Barbara jury took just 18 minutes to find Santos Guevara guilty. Read story.

Friday, March 27, 2015

County Considering Emissions Limits

The Board of Supervisors and the Air Pollution Control District will weigh greenhouse-gas ceilings. Read story.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Alleged Girlfriend and Puppy Abuser in Court

Duanying Chen calls ex-girlfriend from jail to ask her to lie about incident. Read story.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Santa Barbara Law Enforcement Acting on ISIS Threat

The Islamic militant group says its targeting military personnel living in Solvang. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Supes Consider Bills on Vaccinations, Life-Ending Meds

The board mulls throwing its support behind SB 277 and SB 128. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

ADMHS Staff Apply Personal Perspectives on Mental Illness

The county’s Department of Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services (ADMHS) recently won $150,000 from the state to train employees and volunteers who have a personal perspective on mental illness, either from their own experience or a family member’s. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

County Parks, Buildings Getting $1.4 Million in Repairs

By the end of this fiscal year, select county buildings and parks will receive facelifts paid for with $1.4 million set aside for preventative maintenance projects; Nojoqui Falls Park, Ocean Beach Park, Goleta Beach, Manning Park, and various offices and fire stations will be upgraded. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Goleta Monarch Numbers Still Troublingly Low

More monarchs migrated to the Goleta groves this season than last season, but the numbers still show a drastic drop from years past. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Al Pizano, Latino Business Leader, Dies

Al Pizano, a mover and shaker in Santa Barbara Latino business and cultural circles from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, has died. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Republican Activist Rod Sumner Dies

Limo driver, shoe salesman, and onetime Republican activist Rod Sumner died of a heart attack this week at the age of 65. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

All Aboard the Commuter Rail?

Amtrak may change train schedule for Santa Barbara-Ventura workers. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Downtown's Brownout Blues

The City Council gently rakes Edison over the coals. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Electric Coral Acid Test

Scientists study a deep-sea "poster child" for changing ocean climates. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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