News Features

Union Files Lawsuit Against Haggen, Vons, Albertsons

United Food and Commercial Workers allege fraud, misrepresentation, and contract violation. Read story.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Summerland Beach Re-Opens

Source of petroleum odors and tarry surf not yet identified. Read story.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

News Commentary: Readers Respond to Isla Vista Cover Story

I.V. residents wonder why their town doesn't get more positive press. Read story.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Coyotes Move In

Wild animal sightings on the increase in City of Santa Barbara. Read story.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Schools Oppose Cap on Rainy-Day Savings

Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo county district reps spoke against controversial legislation. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Presbyterian Pedophile Case Hits a Bump

Judge Colleen Sterne skeptical sexual abuse allegations meet legal definition of “public nuisance.” Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Undocumented Students Receive over $310,000 in Awards

Of more than 160 applicants, 107 received $310,000 in college scholarships through Adsum. Read story.

Originally published 12:45 p.m., August 18, 2015
Updated 12:00 p.m., August 19, 2015

Tony's Restaurant in Carpinteria Sold

Tony's on Linden goes for a record price, as does Carl's Jr. campus. Read story.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Haggen to Close 16 Stores in State

Eleven stores to close in Oregon, Arizona, and Nevada; more closures or sales possible. Read story.

Friday, August 14, 2015

One Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in Pharis Murder

Rape and death of Santa Maria woman attracts national attention. Read story.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Businesses Come, but Mostly Go, at Public Market

Five vendors have called it quits; property owner remains hopeful. Read story.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Monique Limon Raises Over $100,000 for Assembly Seat

Democrats fatten campaign piggy bank while Republicans advertise on Craigslist. Read story.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

McCain Backs Fareed for Congress

Endorsements roll in for congressional race for Rep. Lois Capps's seat. Read story.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Lawmakers Fight New Offshore Drilling

Bill would end the possibility of drilling in state waters off Tranquillon Ridge. Read story.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

City Experts Consider Recycling Wastewater

Technical panel divided between sewage water renewal and benign desal technology. Read story.

Friday, August 7, 2015
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