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La Cumbre Junior High Loses 'La Jefa'

Longtime principal Jo Ann Caines died last week.  Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Santa Barbara School Board Race Heats Up

New contender Mark Alvarado faces two candidates endorsed by the Democratic Party.  Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Peabody Stadium Landscaping Slightly Over Budget

The school board approved paying the $77,000 overrun with contingency funds. Read story.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

School Chief Plays Poker with Sacramento Over Armory

The state and Santa Barbara can't agree on the property's price tag. Read story.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Santa Barbara High School Principal Shifts to District Position

John Becchio leaves SBHS after seven years for HR job starting July 1. Read story.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Contingent of San Marcos Parents Call for Recall of Boardmembers

A board vote to remove principal Ed Behrens has angered hundreds of parents. Read story.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

School District Demotes San Marcos High School Principal

Ed Behrens’ supporters say he’s the scapegoat for incompetence at higher levels. Read story.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

San Marcos Parents Rally Behind Embattled Principal

Ed Behren’s supporters say he’s the scapegoat for district mistakes in response to cyber threats. Read story.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Santa Barbara Unified School District's Safety Plans Are Under Fire

Members of the board of education want greater attention paid to active-shooter situations. Read story.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

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

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

San Marcos Parents Spar With School District in Wake of Violent Video

At least 16 female students were targeted by “how to kill” post in private chat room. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Female Students Threatened at San Marcos High School

Parents and students are demanding more information from the district. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Santa Barbara School District Hiring Safety Coordinator

Application window will open this spring Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Schools Clean Up and Reopen After the Thomas Fire

Campus cleanups are estimated at $260,000. Read story.

Thursday, January 4, 2018
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