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Goleta Library to Go Solo

City Council votes to begin separating from Santa Barbara's library system. Read story.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Gary Sangenito, "He Shows Up"

A video portrait of Gary Sangenito, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Friday, February 24, 2017

District Elections Coming to Santa Maria

The city makes the major change in the face of a looming lawsuit. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Carp Flower Growers Toe Greener Grass of Pot Industry

With Prop 64's passage, the shift to marijuana is the city's open secret. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ben Shapiro Comes to UCSB

Conservative commentator pierces liberal bubble with support of mostly college-aged men. Read story.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Barbara Ireland, "The Bright Light Is You"

A video portrait of Barbara Ireland, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster. Read story.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Lasting Effects of a Temporary Travel Ban

Fear and uncertainty for Muslims could spell a Santa Barbara brain drain. Read story.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Willie Poindexter | "Master Of Verbal Judo"

A video portrait of Willie Poindexter, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Post-Obamacare Jitters

What would the Affordable Care Act's repeal mean for Santa Barbara? Read story.

Monday, February 20, 2017

When the U.S. Imprisoned Japanese Immigrants

Tetsuo Furukawa recalls the detention camp experience of WWII. Read story.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Bruce and David Corwin: Business and Social Responsibility

A video portrait of Bruce and David Corwin, Local Heroes from our 2016 roster Read story.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Indivisible Santa Barbara Borrows Tea Party Tactics

Members are mimicking the take-no-prisoners, in-your-face style of right wing populists. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Legal Punches Thrown in Vacation-Rental Fight

The city delivers an uppercut in the form of an anti-SLAPP motion. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Embattled Hope School District Lays Off Teachers

Its finances are in such trouble the district faces insolvency. Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

A First Look Inside The Marc

A mix of hope and skepticism greet the high-density apartments. Read story.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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