News Features

Isla Vista Shooting: Echoes of David Attias

The similarities abound between I.V.’s murderous madmen, so could anything have been done? Read story.

Originally published 3:00 p.m., May 24, 2014
Updated 11:35 a.m., May 27, 2014

'Mister X' Takes Stand in Gang Injunction Trial

Former gang leader testifies about life on the street and behind bars. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Green Light Given to Drill at Vandenberg

Sunset Exploration and ExxonMobil happy, enviros and Capps not. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Hotter Heads Prevail in Maintenance Debate

Supervisors Peter Adam and Salud Carbajal trade jabs over “the elephant in the room.” Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Convict Carousel Continues

Probation department briefs supervisors on prison realignment status. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Fight Spills onto Milpas Street

Two drunk men came to blows in the middle of the road. Read story.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Have Idling Sheriff Cars Wasted More than $1 Million?

The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury blasts the law-enforcement agency in its new report. Read story.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Former Coach Sentenced for Sex Crimes

Justin Sell pleaded no contest to felony offenses, including stalking. Read story.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

One Year into Lifelong Learning

The SBCC program is doing well despite the initial pushback. Read story.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Capps Pushes for Wilderness Protection

More Carrizo and Los Padres preservation sought in Central Coast Heritage Act. Read story.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Miguelito Fire Briefly Threatens Lompoc Residents

Wildfire in Lompoc threatens homes, causes evacuation, and is hit hard by firefighting forces. Read story.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Marshall Islands Files Nuke Suit Against Superpowers

A Santa Barbara organization is playing a central role in the unprecedented legal challenge. Read story.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Details Released in UCSB Student's Death

Sierra Markee-Winkler was found May 4 on an Isla Vista beach. Read story.

Originally published 12:45 p.m., May 13, 2014
Updated 9:00 a.m., May 14, 2014

Crime on Campus

Feds shine light on college rapes; official visits UCSB. Read story.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Gang Injunction Trial Finally Underway

Attorneys argue over dots on a map and tools in the toolbox. Read story.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
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