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Sen. Jackson Slams Door on Offshore Oil Drilling

California fights Trump's federal oil exploration order, including in Santa Barbara Channel. Read story.

Originally published 5:01 p.m., April 28, 2017
Updated 6:12 p.m., April 28, 2017

Hartmann Takes Camp 4 Fight to D.C.

She urges Rep. LaMalfa to rethink annexation legislation. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Tajiguas Landfill's $110 Million Oops

The Coastal Zone Boundary mix-up renders permits null and void. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Williams, Lavagnino Become Doobie Brothers

The supervisors have made unlikely allies in drafting the county's pot ordinance. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Drought Watch: 'Far from Over'

City and county water agencies are sparring over their Lake Cachuma contracts. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Judge Dismisses UCSB Student’s Lawsuit

Rules the school's guilty finding in a sexual assault case was appropriate. Read story.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Scores of Birds, Sea Lions Suffering Likely Domoic Acid Poisoning

The Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network has been inundated with 216 sick birds in April alone. Read story.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dudley Worries Over Marijuana-Related Car Accidents

She cited a steep increase in Colorado after the drug was legalized. Read story.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sales Tax Proves Popular

A poll revealed voters mostly support a one-cent increase. Read story.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Venoco Ditches Platform Holly

The state takes over the lease and begins the process of decommission the oil rig. Read story.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Battle to Save Santa Barbara’s Mission Creek

How the blind cabinetmaker Bruce Munson fought the Army Corps of Engineers and won—almost. Read story.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Social Services Brace for Pain

The county department is preparing to lay off 128 employees. Read story.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Stage Set for Steelhead Fight

Downstream communities may lose even more water to the fish. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Higher Pension Costs Mean More Budget Cuts

The county is being forced to work with $11 million less. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Santa Barbara, Goleta Go Toe-to-Toe over Airport Development

The cities can't agree on who should pay for traffic impacts. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
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