City Takes on Cannabis Kings and Red Tag Bandits

Cannabis kings face city councilmembers for ignoring red tags and allegedly lying on applications. Read story.

Warming Music as December Rolls In

Area acts Lucinda Lane, Uncle Uncle, and Eamon Fogarty, plus visiting visionaries. Read story.

Ken Dahmen Leads Bici Centro Santa Maria

The community bike shop supports cycling in S.B.’s North County. Read story.

S.B. Health Status Report

How healthy is our community compared to the rest of California towns? Read story.

Barney Brantingham Retires

After 60 years in journalism, Santa Barbara’s On the Beat columnist hangs up his typewriter. Read story.

An Interview with Our Lady of Perpetual Outrage

Women’s rights lawyer Gloria Allred talks about the “war on women” and “Age of Empowerment for Women.” Read story.

A Brief Honeymoon for Newsom

Then a raft of sudden challenges Read story.

Going Vegetarian Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Environment

Do something for the environment — go vegetarian! Read story.

Republicans, What Have You Got To Lose?

The release of Robert Mueller's report, a virtual certainty in the 2020 campaign season, will lead to impeachment. Read story.

Pilgrimage to Water

Day-long pilgrimages to verify that a water source still flows or that a spring still drips. Read story.

Say It Isn’t So, Ms. Lee

Was it ethical to publish 'Go Set a Watchman' at this point? Read story.

Tense Moments in Prison

Duck for cover, or take a stand? Read story.

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