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Storm Claims Stone Pine; Apartment Complex Evacuated

And multiple road closures have been reported throughout the city. Read story.

Originally published 1:40 p.m., February 17, 2017
Updated 3:22 p.m., February 17, 2017

Santa Barbara New Zoning Ordinance Goes Before Public

Two meetings and two Planning Commission hearings offer chance to sound off. Read story.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Storm Damage Watch

The heavy rains are already toppling trees and creating sinkholes. Read story.

Originally published 11:32 a.m., February 17, 2017
Updated 6:27 p.m., February 17, 2017

Peeping British Biologist Sentenced

Steven Courtney spied on at least six different guests staying at his Montecito home. Read story.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Evacuation Warning Issued for Sherpa Fire Burn Area

Highway 154 closed. Read story.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Motorcyclist Killed on Cabrillo

Police believe the suspect driver in the crash was high on marijuana. Read story.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Santa Barbara Experiences 'A Day Without Immigrants'

Numerous restaurants close for the day, in "the spirit of America," wrote Boathouse. Read story.

Originally published 2:10 p.m., February 16, 2017
Updated 5:45 p.m., February 16, 2017

City Attorney Demands $8.1 Million in Penalties from Dario Pini

Says landlord exposed tenants to 'hazardous, horrific, and unconscionable living conditions.' Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Prepare for Rain, Lots of Rain

Several inches are expected across the county. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Much-Needed Psych Beds Looming

County approves $4 million to convert the old juvenile hall. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Indivisible Santa Barbara Borrows Tea Party Tactics

Members are mimicking the take-no-prisoners, in-your-face style of right wing populists. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Legal Punches Thrown in Vacation-Rental Fight

The city delivers an uppercut in the form of an anti-SLAPP motion. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Embattled Hope School District Lays Off Teachers

Its finances are in such trouble the district faces insolvency. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Pini Faces Thousands of Violations

He received 3,200 notices of code violations at 13 properties. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sun Shines on County Pot Biz

Supervisors vote to establish a registry to bring growers 'out of the shadows.' Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017
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