With little left in Cachuma and less precipitation forecasted, things aren't looking up. Read story.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Analysis by UCSB researchers Scott Jasechko and Debra Perrone furthers 2016 EPA study on public water wells. Read story.
Sunday, December 3, 2017
With fiercer storms and growing challenges from climate change, California can get help from nature’s coastal systems. Read story.
Monday, November 20, 2017
It’s the first record of the seabirds multiplying on the Channel Islands. Read story.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Hopes to restart offshore platforms; Plains All American applies to rebuild broken pipe responsible for Refugio Oil Spill. Read story.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Wildfire prep plans encounter Refugio manzanita protectors. Read story.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Compromise reached after seven years and 130 meetings. Read story.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Advisory document includes homes, trails, fracking, incentive plans for ranchers and residents. Read story.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Interactive guide opens protected underwater park to scuba divers. Read story.
Originally published 10:48 a.m., July 11, 2016
Updated 9:25 a.m., July 12, 2016
To the delight of enviros, Matt Osgood's bid goes nowhere. Read story.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Matt Osgood asks county to approve $44.5 million ownership transfer. Read story.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Chinese-American investor David Liu eying prized Gaviota property. Read story.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Eight million tons of waste enters the water every year. Read story.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Decade-long debate over Las Varas Ranch hits Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Read story.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Federal oil lease bill passes House, goes to Senate. Read story.