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Cox Unveils New Internet Plan

The Village at Los Carneros is the first in Santa Barbara County with G1GA-speed. Read story.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Funds Yanked on Kids' Insurance Programs

As many as 30,000 Santa Barbara and SLO youth could be affected. Read story.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Lompoc: City of Brotherly Bud

Council votes to allow every type of cannabis business. Read story.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Follow the Money: Council Election Backers and Bucks

Who's giving how much in the district contests? Read story.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Where and How Will Santa Barbara Permit Pot?

City ordinance committee starts tackling the tough questions. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Camp 4 Final Deal Getting Close

After years of wrangling, Chumash and county reach proposed terms. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Direct Relief Pushed to the Max

Three hurricanes and two earthquakes mean all hands on deck. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Fab Five: Inside Santa Barbara’s Mayoral Race

In the crowded and competitive field, every candidate has a chance. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Optimism Prevails at the Lois and Walter Capps Project

New nonprofit to promote dialogue among polarized electorate. Read story.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Sheriff Brown ‘Disappointed’ by Governor Signing Sanctuary State Bill

Will send ICE into neighborhoods, says Santa Barbara sheriff, instead of jails. Read story.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Full-Time Detective Assigned to Isla Vista

Isla Vista's Community Services District wanted a sexual-assault specialist. Read story.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Saks Off 5th to Shut State Street Store

What happens next is a 47,000-square-foot question mark. Read story.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

City of Santa Barbara Desal Plant Still Not Fully Operational

Amid hiccups, water availability questions resurface as winter approaches. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., October 5, 2017
Updated 1:16 p.m., October 5, 2017

Santa Barbara Feels Effects of Sacramento Housing Legislation

Assembly Bill 1505 authorizes cities to impose affordability requirements. Read story.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Diving into Santa Barbara’s City Council District 4 Election

Where candidates Kristen Sneddon, Jim Scafide, and Jay Higgins convene and coverage Read story.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
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