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Jail Food Free of Maggots

The complaints hurled in recent weeks against prison-system food-provider Aramark — maggots in the food and inappropriate relations between staff and inmates in many client institutions in the Midwest — haven't presented themselves at the Santa Barbara County Jail, according to Sheriff's spokesperson Kelly Hoover, who said the department hasn't heard of vermin in the food or misconduct by its one Aramark employee. Read story.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Judge Strikes Down Gang Injunction

Rules residents aren’t “prisoners in their own homes.” Read story.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Plug Pulled on Mission & State

Over $300,000 in unspent donations — out of $1 million total — will be returned. Read story.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

S.B. High Names New Football Head Coach

J.T. Stone takes over from Doug Caines, who was suddenly dismissed last week. Read story.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Bail Reduction Denied for Troubled Jeweler

David Tallman was arrested July 7 after he threatened to blow up his Montecito home. Read story.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Cops Prepare for Fiesta Cruiser Run

Will assign around 20 officers to oversee event as crowd numbers swell. Read story.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Attorney Darryl Genis Again Accused of Misconduct

[VIDEO]: Surveillance footage shows him apparently photographing and tampering with a prosecutor's private notes during a recent DUI trial. Read story.

Originally published 12:30 p.m., July 22, 2014
Updated 11:00 a.m., July 23, 2014

Body of Man Missing in Lake Cachuma Found

Isaiah Sanchez, 22, was last seen on July 11. Read story.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Bike Coalition Shifting into High Gear

Escrow closes on Haley Street digs; pioneering bike advocate Ralph Fertig dies. Read story.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Carbajal in Climate Change Talks

White House recommendations to be made in the fall. Read story.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Authorities Release Name of Man Found Dead on Bus Bench

Paul Elyanow, 46, was discovered Tuesday morning at Five Points Shopping Center. Read story.

Originally published 7:00 p.m., July 18, 2014
Updated 2:00 p.m., July 19, 2014

Anti-Abortion Group Threatens to Sue City

Life Legal Defense Foundation takes issue with Santa Barbara’s “bubble ordinance” after Supreme Court ruling. Read story.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Graduate-Level Research for High School-Level Students

The Research Mentorship Program at UCSB offers high-level opportunities. Read story.

Friday, July 18, 2014

UCSB Researchers Organize Giant Sea Bass Count

Over-fished species now on the rebound, but how many live in Southern California waters? Read story.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Man Still Missing in Lake Cachuma

Isaiah Sanchez was last seen on July 11. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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