News Features

Insurance Fraud Case Attorney Blames Union Pressure

Ron Bamieh lobs serious accusations against District Attorney Joyce Dudley. Read story.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

SLO Refinery Wants Oil by Train

Phillips 66 runs into public resistance over proposal to lay new tracks and unload Canadian crude. Read story.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Ganging Up on Gun Violence

Capps teams with Richard Martinez, reflects on State of the Union. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

City College's Fence-Mending Menu

Can the campus get along with its neighbors? Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Junipero Serra, Ready for Liftoff

Pope announces sainthood is imminent for California mission founder. Read story.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Santa Barbara Gets New Street Signs

City planners say they're bigger, better, and safer. Read story.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Eastside Business District Gets Rocky Reception

Worries persist over gentrification and raised rents; council member and Milpas leader go head-to-head. Read story.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Free Community College?

S.B. reactions to president's bold proposal. Read story.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Volunteers Needed for Homeless Survey

The countywide data will help place the most vulnerable people in housing. Read story.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Hikers File Suit to Keep Matilija Falls Trail Open

Argue public access across private land guaranteed by a century of use. Read story.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Egg Man Cometh

Humane Society exec talks Proposition 2, chickens, eggs, and why caged birds don't sing. Read story.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Children's Library Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign

$1.7 million more needed for $5.6 million remodel of downtown branch basement. Read story.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Protestors Blast News-Press Headline

Crowd says paper is racist, calls for boycott on subscriptions and advertisers. Read story.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Big Love, Small Jabs at Swearing-In Ceremony

Tension builds between supervisors Steve Lavagnino and Peter Adam. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

UCSB Vice Chancellor Announces Retirement

Michael Young looks back on 25 years of student life and the challenges that lie ahead. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015
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