News Features

Jail Grievance Coordinator Silences Critics

Mental health advocates have been pleasantly surprised by Lt. Mark Mahurin. Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Funk Zone Blues

Can Santa Barbara's hippest neighborhood keep its cool? Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., March 9, 2017
Updated 11:33 a.m., March 14, 2017

Ethnic Studies Now! Hosts Block Party

Event at La Casa de la Raza celebrates community, democracy, and diversity. Read story.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Accused Student Sues UCSB in Assault Case

Federal law requires Judicial Affairs cases be adjudicated in 60 days, but this case has been open for seven months. Read story.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Storms Expose Old, Leaky Oil Wellheads

State engineers are crafting a plan to plug Summerland's Becker Well. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Court Rules Slippery Rock Water Is Saleable

But how much remains to be determined. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Laura's Law Means New Rules of Engagement

Major progress has been made, but money problems are brewing. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Bills of Resistance

Proposed state and federal laws push back against the Trump agenda. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

City of Goleta Gets Notice for District Elections

Demand for equal representation for Latinos signed by young friend of Jonny Wallis. Read story.

Originally published 11:29 a.m., February 28, 2017
Updated 1:25 p.m., March 3, 2017

Goleta Library to Go Solo

City Council votes to begin separating from Santa Barbara's library system. Read story.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Gary Sangenito, "He Shows Up"

A video portrait of Gary Sangenito, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Friday, February 24, 2017

District Elections Coming to Santa Maria

The city makes the major change in the face of a looming lawsuit. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Carp Flower Growers Toe Greener Grass of Pot Industry

With Prop 64's passage, the shift to marijuana is the city's open secret. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ben Shapiro Comes to UCSB

Conservative commentator pierces liberal bubble with support of mostly college-aged men. Read story.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Barbara Ireland, "The Bright Light Is You"

A video portrait of Barbara Ireland, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster. Read story.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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