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School District Re-ups Alleged 'Illegal' Contract

Opponents of Just Communities training workshops were widely outnumbered by supporters. Read story.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bail Industry Fights SB 10

Opponents are gathering signatures for repeal of bail reform in 2020. Read story.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Oversized-Vehicle Ordinance Claims Motor Home in I.V.

An RV owned by a disabled immigrant racks up $4,600 towing tab.  Read story.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Cottage Hospital Completes Six-Phase Renovation

The $820-million project increases beds, treatment for children, and other services. Read story.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Ballots Drop, and So Does Fake News

Santa Barbara County participated in election crisis drills and asked Homeland to hack its website. Read story.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Montecito Asked to Participate in Disaster Survey

Social scientists at UCSB have joined with physical scientists to explore debris flow and emergency preparations. Read story.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Lompoc Riverbed Evictees' Triage Center to Close

Otherwise homeless, Santa Ynez River residents to lose temporary triage center on Wednesday. Read story.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

School District Poised to Purchase National Guard Armory

The price for the landmark building on 4.7 acres is $11.6 million. Read story.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Carbajal Welcomes New Santa Barbara Citizens

The U.S. rep got emotional as he spoke to the crowd in Spanish. Read story.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Platform Holly and EOF to Be Shut Down by State Lands

Dismantling Venoco operations transferred from Goleta to State of California. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Catholic Retreat from Heaven? or Hell?

Participants give very mixed reviews of intensive three-day camp. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

County Supports 'All of the Above' Fire Prevention Strategy

Fire Chief Eric Peterson goes toe-to-toe with environmental groups. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

How Santa Monica and San Luis Obispo Saved Their Downtowns

Santa Barbara leaders hear from other cities who have figured it out. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Can SpaceX Stick the Landing at Vandenberg?

[Update] Rocket will attempt first West Coast landing on Sunday, not Saturday. Read story.

Originally published 4:27 p.m., October 3, 2018
Updated 8:08 a.m., October 4, 2018

By Reservation Only: Ventura Beach Parks

Hobson, Faria, and Rincon parkway are no longer first-come, first-serve. Read story.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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