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Jail Health-Care Manager Has Shady Past

His nursing license was revoked in Nebraska and Kansas. Read story.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Cappello Funds Trial Lawyering

He donates $1 million to his alma mater UCLA School of Law. Read story.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Downtown Office Tenants Flee as Rents Skyrocket

El Centro's new owner says the spiking rates simply meet fair market value. Read story.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

City Ordinance Against Oversized Vehicles Takes Effect

Some RV dwellers feel like they've been banned from Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Cannabis Carnival Comes to Santa Barbara

As the industry’s underground culture explodes, everyone from pot trimmers to tomato farmers wonders where it will go. Read story.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Future Uncertain for Santa Barbara Dreamers

Trump's DACA decision affects 4,800 county residents. Read story.

Originally published 6:15 p.m., September 6, 2017
Updated 1:16 p.m., September 7, 2017

Teen Severely Injured by Santa Barbara Microburst

Sunday's storm also capsized boats, downed trees, and ripped roofing. Read story.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Santa Barbara Rallies for DACA

A couple hundred people hopped and hollered their support for the Childhood Arrival program. Read story.

Originally published 2:32 p.m., September 2, 2017
Updated 12:49 p.m., September 3, 2017

Chamber Backs Political Newcomer for Mayor

Business group endorses Angel Martinez, surprisingly, instead of Frank Hotchkiss. Read story.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Forest Service Details Whittier Fire Fallout

The county is warned about rainstorms sending debris downhill. Read story.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Haobsh Death-Penalty Decision Delayed

It would be DA Dudley's first death-penalty case. Read story.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

County Rejects Rancho La Laguna Development Proposal

Applicant wanted to carve 13 residential parcels out of 4,000 acres of agriculture land. Read story.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Santa Barbara Native Beats Trump in Trademark Battle

Tom Scharfeld refused to change the name of his iTrump trumpet app. Read story.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Conservative Frank Hotchkiss Has Path to Mayor's Seat

A low turnout and a split Democratic field could pave him the way to victory. Read story.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Becerra Has No Love for Donald

The California Attorney General visited Santa Barbara last Saturday. Read story.

Thursday, August 31, 2017
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