Lead Stories

Event: Grange Hall Revival

Ojai’s historic Grange Hall is slated to roar back to life March 15-22. Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Salary Shootout at the County Corral

Supervisors yowl over pay raise hypocrisy. Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Water Rates Rising, Lake Cachuma Dropping

County considers taking no supplies from reservoir come October. Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Irish Caterer Ursula O’Neill Celebrates 20 Years of Cooking for Santa Barbara

Catering Connection celebrates anniversary just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Read story.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Teen Burned in 'Fire Challenge' Is Clinging to Life

Family friends set up a donation webpage for his rising medical bills. Read story.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

A Conversation with Best-Selling Author Robert Stone

From Montana to Hawaii, barely a trail escapes his notice. Read story.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Democracy Alive in Isla Vista

Participants debate over district boundaries and board makeup of a special district. Read story.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Community News: Orchids and Auctions

The S.B. Orchid Show takes place at Earl Warren, and the Boys & Girls Club hosts its annual fundraiser. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Sheriff, DA Rain on Prop 47 Parade

Caution supervisors over supposed benefits of new sentencing law. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Food Stamp Challenge Complete

Santa Barbara County’s Foodbank director reflects on a month of eating cheaply. Read story.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Paraglider Dies After Falling 1,000 Feet into Rattlesnake Canyon

The pilot, flying in tandem with his daughter, slipped out of his harness. Read story.

Originally published 3:00 p.m., March 1, 2015
Updated 4:45 p.m., March 2, 2015

Gambling, Gold, and Attempted Murder

Maurice Joyles, accused of trying to strangle his 80-year-old friend, appears in court. Read story.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Girls in Justice

The kids are not alright in photographer Richard Ross's latest book. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Neo-Nazi Sentenced to 22 Years

Ryan Zietlow-Brown pleaded no contest to attempted murder and hate crime charges. Read story.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

City Election Sea Change

Santa Barbara settles lawsuit over racial polarization and agrees to initiate new district system this November. Read story.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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