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All Aboard the Commuter Rail?

Amtrak may change train schedule for Santa Barbara-Ventura workers. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Electric Coral Acid Test

Scientists study a deep-sea "poster child" for changing ocean climates. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Business: BEADS Turns 30

The popular DIY store celebrates three decades in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Freeman’s Flying Chicken Delivers Fabulous Fowl

Earl Warren Showgrounds-based business now brings chicken, salads, and sides to Santa Barbara doorsteps. Read story.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wet Suits Made from Dry Shrubs

Patagonia creates new water gear using a drought tolerant biorubber plant. Read story.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Granada Books on Brink of Closure

Its owners make a public plea for $50,000 to cover overhead this year and stay open. Read story.

Monday, March 23, 2015

New Subdivisions Going Up in Goleta Valley

Work begins on The Knoll, a 12-home project on Patterson Avenue approved in 2008; two more nearby projects coming soon. Read story.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Close Escape at the Alisal Guest Ranch

The famed retreat offers a new cycling package. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Acing the All-Star Academy?

Santa Barbara home chef Vanessa Craig hopes to win Food Network competition. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Photog Richard Salas Takes Us On an Underwater Adventure

The Brooks Institute alum is opening a three-gallery art show to celebrate the completion of a trilogy of underwater photography books. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Sheriff, Mental Health in the Red

Budget deficits are plaguing the county departments. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Well Moratorium Dead on Arrival

The proposal pushed by the Montecito Water District gets no traction. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Indulging in Peg Ivy’s Sweet and Savory Style

Longtime Santa Ynez Valley caterer releases cookbook A Dash of Southern. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Nature: Shark Stories

Nat Geo photographer David Doubilet talks about the misunderstood ghosts in our seas. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Alleged Embezzler Appears in Court

Freddy Pachon reportedly siphoned $700,000 from Select Staffing. Read story.

Monday, March 16, 2015
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