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Refugio Oil Spill a Crime Scene?

Crew prepares to excavate pipeline as investigation continues. Read story.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

What Will the Refugio Oil Spill Kill?

Insidious and unstoppable, the crude is wreaking havoc on all levels of the food chain. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., May 26, 2015
Updated 12:00 p.m., May 26, 2015

Community Demands Transparency in Refugio Spill

Protesters haul faux pipeline up State Street in march for oil spill information. Read story.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Fill a County Board or Commission Seat

First District residents can apply to join several key citizen agencies. Read story.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Isla Vista Remembers

A solemn ceremony blue lights for love and remembrance of the six. Read story.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Ever Wanted to Drive a Tesla?

First U.S. popup store lands in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Refugio Pipeline Shutdown Puts Brakes on Oil Production

Feds order system inspection; county crude stops flowing. Read story.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

New Principals Step In at Cleveland and Roosevelt

Both intend to reach for good relationships and student achievement. Read story.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Refugio Volunteers Turned Away

Citizen helpers step up but are asked to report incidents by phone. Read story.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Refugio Oil Spill Timeline Still Murky

From emergency calls to response, who did what when. Read story.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Feds Order Gaviota Oil Pipeline Shut Down

The ruptured Plains All American pipeline responsible for the Refugio oil leak has been ordered shut down immediately. Read story.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Huge Oversight Gap on Refugio Pipeline

How did 2,500 barrels of crude oil escape without Plains All American Pipeline noticing? Read story.

Originally published 3:20 p.m., May 21, 2015
Updated 1:25 p.m., May 22, 2015

Supes Support Isla Vista Government Bill

In a split vote, county supervisors support Das Williams’s AB 3. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

County and Goleta Declare State of Emergency After Refugio Oil Spill

City of Goleta braces for expected beach contamination. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

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
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