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Kids Helping Kids, at Home and Abroad

San Marcos High School econ teacher honored at 10th-anniversary party. Read story.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Santa Barbara Humane Society Executive Director Fired

The executive director was fired amid advocate complaints about poor treatment of animals despite a large budget. Read story.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Santa Barbara County Bans Short-Term Vacation Rentals in Neighborhoods

Two years of heated debate finally came to a head with the decision. Read story.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Details Discovered in Public Works Embezzlement Case

Did eight co-conspirators launder money through a youth football conference? Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., September 28, 2017
Updated 8:51 a.m., September 28, 2017

Santa Barbara's Granny Flat Avalanche

Showdown between city and state over housing heats up. Read story.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Make Smith Leather Co. Finds Home

Third-generation craftsperson Steven Soria opens shop on De la Guerra Street. Read story.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

TEDx Returns to New Vic

Returning soldiers and human trafficking are among the topics at this year’s event. Read story.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

There Will Be Bud: Santa Barbara Edition

The county supervisors grapple with a new pot ordinance. Read story.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

In First Forum, Candidates Tackle Housing

The discussion centered on density, downtown, and millennials. Read story.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Striped Bass in Southern California

The fish was spotted in the shallows chasing a one-ounce lure. Read story.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Doobie Brothers Talk Regulations

Supervisors Williams and Lavagnino and the county move closer to finalizing commercial cannabis rules. Read story.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Alcox Awarded $1.3 Million for Losing Half His Life

The state attorney general and Victim Compensation Board grant his claim for wrongful imprisonment. Read story.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Price, Postel & Parma Celebrates 165 Years

The S.B. law firm is the longest-running in California. Read story.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Homework Help

The downtown library program has expanded to Carpinteria and the Eastside. Read story.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

World Business Academy Honors Chopra, Partridge

Author Deepak Chopra and Indy Editor in Chief Marianne Partridge receive WBA awards. Read story.

Monday, September 11, 2017
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