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Union Blasts Haggen for Layoffs and Cutbacks

Courtesy clerk position eliminated; checkers' hours dramatically reduced. Read story.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

It’s the Money, Honey: UC Raising Minimum Wage

But S.B. is still way behind the earning curve. Read story.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Emergency Crews Investigating Large Oil Slick Off Goleta Beach

UPDATE: Beach closed; Coast Guard plans flyover and press conference. Read story.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hero on Horseback

Celebrity steed rescues two dehydrated runners in dramatic fashion. Read story.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Gwendolyn Strong Passes Away

Parents mourn their daughter but celebrate her legacy. Read story.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Cosmetic Stores Get Under Skin of State Street Business Owners, City Attorney

Santa Barbara officials are beginning to crack down on the secretive locations. Read story.

Monday, July 27, 2015

State Senator Bob Hertzberg Visits Isla Vista

His tour came soon after Das Williams's governance bill passed out of Hertzberg's Senate committee. Read story.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Karma Garden Gone

Despite its sudden closure, veteran Ric Rew still shares the spirit of the place he tended. Read story.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Rap Lyrics Constitute Threat, Appeals Court Rules

Felony charges reinstated against rapper "Lil A" Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

S.B. Officials Still Banging the 9-1-1 Drum

Frustrations grow with the troubled state system. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

County Briefed on Oil Spills as Refugio Reopens

The frequency of accidents has gone down in recent years. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

S.B. School District Approves Drug Dog Contract

The vote splits over the effectiveness of the three-year-old program. Read story.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

City Retains High-Powered Attorney for Possible Oil Spill Lawsuit

Dallas-based Scott Summy was a lead litigator against BP after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Read story.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

City Gives Update on Cabrillo Bridge Construction

The $26 million project with a January 2017 end date reaches its second stage. Read story.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

ADMHS Hit with Two Big Departures

Head of clinic operations and a principal consultant take their leave. Read story.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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