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Oil Trains Defeated at San Luis Obispo Planning Commission

Controversial proposal to move crude by rail across California denied; appeal possible. Read story.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Police Chief Announces Big Changes

She swapped the deputy chief position for computer programs to track use of force, crime trends. Read story.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Tuesday Night Tragedy

Driver in fatal Mesa crash was drunk; fiancée says he's no murderer. Read story.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Great Growth, Bad Vibes in Goleta

City's challenges has five council contenders competing to solve them. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., October 6, 2016
Updated 11:49 a.m., October 7, 2016

Community Survey Takes City College's Temperature

New president gauging school's strengths and weaknesses, real and perceived. Read story.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Could Santa Barbara Go Smoke-Free?

The city has begun the process of toughening its outdated smoking ordinance. Read story.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Miramar Announces Monday Groundbreaking

Montecito neighbors continue to wonder about reasons for the construction delay. Read story.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Power of the Friendship Paddle

The Indy's Ethan Stewart was the recipient of this year's annual fundraiser. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Shiny New Shuttles on the Way

Council toys with reducing the fares for the downtown electric buses. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Vandenberg Beats Back Four Separate Fires

Washington, Oak Canyon, Corral, and Canyon blazes all now contained. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

S.B. Attorney Helps Write Initiative to Repeal Death Penalty

Bob Sanger says the system is so broken it can't be fixed. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Hope School District's $800,000 Oops

Librarians, janitors, and aids taking biggest hits after major budget error. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Post Prez Debate, Carbajal/Fareed Attack Ads Fly

Congressional candidates trade jabs over "dangerous ideas" and "dirty tricks." Read story.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Neighbors Allege Parolee Drop-Offs Causing Motel 6 Crime

Carpinteria residents claim a hush-hush arrangement between state parole and county probation is terrorizing their neighborhood. Read story.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Whale and Air Protections Go Up

Ten shipping giants participate in Santa Barbara Channel slow-down program. Read story.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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