Making good on its threat to sue Carpinteria for its single-use bag ban if the city didn't remove specific language from its new ordinance, the San Francisco-based and industry-backed Save the Plastic Bag Coalition filed litigation against the South Coast city on 3/20. Read story.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
May be sentenced at a school to teach teens about the dangers of drunk driving. Read story.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Carpinteria City Council voted 3-2 to spend $25,000 to survey residents' attitudes about the quality of service City Hall provides as the first step toward placing an increase in the bed tax on the November ballot. Read story.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
What steps, if any, the Carpinteria City Council might take to publicly rebuke Councilmember Joe Armendariz for his second major drunk-driving incident in five years was postponed for three weeks Monday. Read story.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
After cutting a detective, deputy, and community resource officer from its budget in June, the Carpinteria City Council will be revisiting the issue of public safety on 10/24. Read story.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Vandals smashed and robbed 14 cars at a parking lot in Carpinteria. Read story.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
The City of Carpinteria will replace all its existing sodium halide street lights with LEDs, reducing its consumption of kilowatt hours by two-thirds and saving up to $20,000 a year, according to Parks czar Matt Roberts. Read story.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
The City of Carpinteria will be expanding its no smoking ordinance from public parks and beaches to outdoor areas available to the general public, the City Council voted Monday evening. Read story.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Alleged gang members reportedly stabbed the victim while they were driving in Carpinteria. Read story.
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Five people vying for three seats debate local businesses, freeway construction, and environmental issues. Read story.
Friday, September 24, 2010
Sparks fly between Carpinteria councilmembers. Read story.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Planners may put final touches on clean-up plan for DDT and heavy-metal tainted soil at Venoco's Carpinteria site. Read story.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
British journalist Matthew Alford said this week that a private autopsy report that's been missing for 10 years, but has recently resurfaced, concludes that former screenwriter Gary Devore—a onetime Carpinteria resident—had been murdered. Read story.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Rich with marine life, cultural history, hiking trails, and ballparks—this park has got it all. Read story.
Friday, July 9, 2010
Demonstrators launch a balloon to the height of a proposed drilling rig. Read story.