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Santa Barbara Rental Prices Have Skyrocketed Over the Last Five Years

The average rent for a South Coast studio is $1,553. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Trio Stops the Show at Board of Education

More than a dozen appeal to Santa Barbara Unified School District to maintain music classes and programs. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Santa Barbara District Attorney Endorses Villaraigosa for Governor

Joyce Dudley preferred the former Los Angeles mayor’s positions on crime and education. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

City Hall Raises the Stakes Against Landlord Dario Pini

The City Council has approved upward of $375,000 for additional enforcement. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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
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