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Who Killed Linda Archer?

Cops crack 18-year-old cold case with DNA match. Read story.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Trash-Talking New Tajiguas Technology

Critics complain about public funding and coastal development. Read story.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Dos Pueblos Robotics Program Unplugged

Students are distraught over the sudden and unexplained decision. Read story.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Refugio Oil Spill Lawsuits Keep Rolling In

A fifth class action case has been filed against Plains All American Pipeline. Read story.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Young Condor Flies into Santa Barbara Foothills

The trip was unusual and encouraging as the endangered species continues to recover. Read story.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Puppy Torturer Sentenced to Year in Jail

Prosecutors and animal advocates wanted a much harsher punishment for Duanying Chen. Read story.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Pipeline Company Rep Rope-a-Dopes Williams and Jackson

Oil spill hearing generates more frustration than answers. Read story.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Homeowners Sue Plains All American Pipeline for Refugio Oil Spill

Class action complaint looks to represent coastal residents between Pt. Conception and southern San Diego County. Read story.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Refugio Oil Spill: 37 Days In

Officials cannot answer many questions lobbed by reporters, citing the ongoing investigation. Read story.

Originally published 11:30 a.m., June 25, 2015
Updated 3:00 p.m., June 25, 2015

Exxon Shuts Down Platforms After Refugio Oil Spill

The company has also exhausted its 400,000-barrel storage capacity. Read story.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jail Health Care Under Fire

Supervisors postpone renewing a $10 million contract. Read story.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

NASA Mission to Measure Ocean Salinity Ends with Success

Satellite took off from Vandenberg more than four years ago. Read story.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Manhattan Beach Tarballs Match Refugio Oil Spill Crude

"Fingerprint" analysis confirms the oil traveled 130 miles down the coast. Read story.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Assessing the Channel After the Refugio Oil Spill

Santa Barbara Channelkeeper monitors sensitive marine habitats. Read story.

Monday, June 22, 2015

S.B. Supervisors Support State Bill to Ban T-Ridge Drilling

The legislation is a repeat of last year's, but will it pass after the Refugio Oil Spill? Read story.

Saturday, June 20, 2015
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