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Property-Tax Funding Plummets for Montecito Schools

The 1/9 Debris Flow impact on school funding could mean teacher layoffs. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Cash Bail in California Ruled Unconstitutional

Unconvicted detainees languish behind bars, unable to pay bail. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Isla Vista Utility Tax Put to the Voters

An approved tax would raise funding for parking, public safety, and tenant mediation services. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

UCSB Sees Record Number of Freshman Applicants

The number of prospective students is up 12 percent over last year. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

United Way Distributes $500K to Thomas Efforts

Receiving agencies have helped more than 19,000 impacted by fire and flood. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Q&A: Tanja Heitman

Santa Barbara County’s new probation chief arrives with decades of experience in juvenile justice. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

First Responders Were Ready When the Debris Flows Hit

Montecito Fire Division Chief Kevin Taylor explains how a small department pulled a big rescue. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Martin Ball’s Modern Psychedelics

Santa Barbara–raised professor comes home to discuss entheogens and healing on March 3. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Eddie Hsueh: Santa Barbara’s Great Peace Officer

Sheriff’s Lieutenant Eddie Hsueh brings safer ways for law enforcement to work with people with mental illness. Read story.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

A Train for Morning Commuters to Arrive at Long Last

Years of struggle, votes, and meetings culminate on April 2. Read story.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Winemaker Gala Raises $1M for Direct Relief

A third of the money raised will benefit victims of fire and flood. Read story.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Disaster Recovery for Undocumented Communities

In the wake of the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow, 805 UndocuFund has been getting support from local grassroots organizations. Read story.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Archie McLaren Passes Away

Renowned oenophile and gourmand founded the Central Coast Wine Classic. Read story.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

In Wake of Parkland Shooting, Rep. Carbajal Urges Action on Gun Bill

Introduced last May, H.R. 2598 would allow police to confiscate guns from people deemed dangerous by a judge. Read story.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Teen Dies After Glass Factory Shooting Accident

Kaiden Vague was a sophomore at Dos Pueblos High School. Read story.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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