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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

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

Police Pressured Over State Street Homeless

Pushing back, Chief Luhnow says her department will not "promote a culture of bullying" among officers. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Zipcar Coming to a Corner Near You

The city orders ten cars that'll be placed in and around the downtown corridor. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

DA Rules Suicide-by-Cop Justified

Javier Gaona's family still contends the shooting was unnecessary. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

County Launching Online Registry of Marijuana Farmers

Growers thank the county for its "progressive" approach to regulation. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants Make Roads Safer

Stanford study details benefits of state law AB 60. Read story.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Pop-Up Housing Hits Snag

City claims jurisdiction over flood safety at Punta Gorda mini-homes. Read story.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

ICE'S Mea Culpa

The federal agency apologized to Sheriff Brown. Read story.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
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