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Hollister Ranch Settles with State to Provide Limited Public Access

A beach at Cuarto Canyon will be accessible by sea, and educational programs will expand. Read story.

Monday, May 21, 2018

School Safety Focus of Ongoing Workshops

Santa Barbara Unified will host parent meetings for next several months. Read story.

Monday, May 21, 2018

'You Solve It,' City Tells County on Library Money Shortage

To avoid financial shortfall, city sends ball back to county's court. Read story.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Highway 101 Widening Gets a Great Big Check

Senate Bill 1 Sends $183 million for highway and bike-and-hike pathways. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Katy Perry 'Witness: Coming Home' Benefit

An interview with Katy Perry before her concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Governor Brown Announces Property-Tax Backfill for Counties Impacted by Disaster

Early reports indicate that four Southern California counties may share $11 million. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

City on Vision Quest for State Street Revival

Leaders also mull ways to protect our economy from the next disaster. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Santa Barbara County Fast-Tracks Rebuilding for Montecito

Supervisors voted 5-0 to streamline permitting rules in wake of 1/9 Debris Flow Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Platform Holly Meeting, Part 2

State Lands reports to Goleta City Council on plugging and abandoning, and a hydrogen sulfide monitor. Read story.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

What’s Next for Platform Holly?

A State Lands Commission meeting presented updates on Venoco’s old facilities Read story.

Originally published 5:27 p.m., May 16, 2018
Updated 5:14 p.m., May 18, 2018

El Centro Building Red-Tagged for Unpermitted Construction

City says the contractor has a history of working beyond scope of his permits. Read story.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Isla Vista Child Care Center Hosts Ribbon-Cutting

New space for toddlers will accommodate 10 more kids. Read story.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Isla Vista Community Services District Pushes Again for Taxation

Funds would pay for public parking, community center, policing programs, and other services. Read story.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Murder Charges Filed in Santa Barbara Against Alleged Golden State Killer

Did Joseph DeAngelo kill in Goleta 40 years ago? Read story.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Jeff Sessions Calls for ‘Zero-Tolerance Policy’ on Immigration

The new federal policy garners a mixed response in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Saturday, May 12, 2018
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