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Top 10 Tips for Fixing State Street

Experts from across the country offer advice on improving Santa Barbara's main drag. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Escuelita Offers Free Westside Kids Camp

The program is run by El Centro volunteers and teen interns. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Santa Barbara a Hub for Human Trafficking

The number of identified victims has increased, and Rita McGaw supervises a program that connects them with services. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Housing Authority Breaks Ground on 90 Units

The project is designed for low-income seniors. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Health Community Pantry Provides Ongoing Resources on Westside

Santa Barbara's densely populated Westside neighborhoods have been mostly underserved. Read story.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Trail Alliance Enters Hollister Ranch Lawsuit

A group of nonprofits have teamed up to legally scrutinize the public-access settlement. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Judge Fast-Tracks Brent Fox to State Psychiatric Hospital

The mentally ill Santa Ynez resident was charged with assaulting officers. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., July 26, 2018
Updated 10:27 a.m., August 10, 2018

Is High-Density Housing Project Too Big for the Neighborhood?

Son of ‘the Marc’ comes downtown; 52 apartments proposed for Anapamu Street. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Fight for State Street

Our report on why Santa Barbara's main drag Is suffering and suggestions on how to fix it. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

'News-Press' Found to Owe Union and Employees $2.2 Million

National Labor Relations Board puts money amount on employee losses since 2006. Read story.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Banned in Santa Barbara

City Council says no more plastic straws or Styrofoam. Read story.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Judge Strikes Down La Casa de la Raza Bankruptcy

The nonprofit's board of directors was not assembled properly. Read story.

Friday, July 20, 2018

County Jail Grievances Drop

Response and medical treatment rates are on the rise. Read story.

Friday, July 20, 2018

County Fire Chief Calls for More Fuel Breaks

Peterson wants to create a continuous front-country line from Montecito to Goleta. Read story.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Will Hollister Ranch Access Deal Hold Up Under Public Scrutiny?

State commissioners are taking a closer look at settlement over beach access to Santa Barbara County gated community. Read story.

Originally published 9:41 a.m., July 15, 2018
Updated 1:42 p.m., July 20, 2018
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