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Love and Remembrance Garden Dedicated in Isla Vista

Benches and plantings in People's Park designed in memory of victims. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sour Grapes Cloud Tax Increase Talks

City council votes to table the proposals until a later date. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Blunite Lights Up Isla Vista

Blue LEDs memorialize May 23 killings. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

State of Emergency Declared for Refugio Oil Spill

Plains All American Pipeline pump shutdowns linked to 105,000-gallon leak. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Paths Along Las Positas and Modoc Considered

Alternative transportation junkies have long salivated at the prospect of building a separate pathway for cyclists, pedestrians, and runners along stretches of Las Positas and Modoc roads. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

City Renews Boys & Girls Club Lease

The Santa Barbara City Council agreed to renew the Westside United Boys & Girls Club’s lease for its digs by Bohnett Park. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

ADMHS Again in Financial Trouble?

Supervisors expressed collective disbelief Tuesday when a financial update showed that ADMHS may find itself $1.8 million deeper in the red. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Naples Development Back on the Table?

Matt Osgood asks county to approve $44.5 million ownership transfer. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

County Adopts Stringent New Emissions Limits

Santa Barbara is now the strictest in the state. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Man Killed By Train in Apparent Suicide

60-year-old transient laid down on the tracks, police said. Read story.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

As Refugio Oil Slick Spreads, Spill Estimate Rises

Authorities now say 105,000 gallons of crude may have gushed from the pipeline. Read story.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Puppy Abuser Pleads Guilty in Court

Faces a maximum of six years and six months in prison for abuse of Min Pin that led to its death. Read story.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

County Looks to Big Pharma to Fund Drug Take Back

Santa Barbara’s collection bins often overflow with unused meds. Read story.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Big Oil Spill Along Refugio Coast

UPDATE: The leak is contained, but at least four miles of coast are now covered in crude. Read story.

Originally published 2:08 p.m., May 19, 2015
Updated 8:00 a.m., May 20, 2015

Fire Chief Forced to Retire Receiving $200,000 Severance Deal

Michael Mingee was successfully sued for retaliating against department whistle-blowers. Read story.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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