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Kayaking San Miguel Island

The rewards of visiting a seldom-seen land by sea. Read story.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

S.B. Schools Instrument Drive

Dust off your unused music makers and donate them to the next generation of Yo-Yo Mas, Jean-Pierre Rampals, or Trombone Shortys. Read story.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

County Settles Excessive Force Lawsuit for $800,000

Jeremy Bordegaray was shot after breaking into a home and stealing a cop car. Read story.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Mopping Up the Whittier Fire

Fire officials assess damage and praise cooperation. Read story.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Jackson, Limón on Opposite Sides of Cap-and-Trade Vote

Governor Jerry Brown gets his landmark emissions bill passed. Read story.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

WWII Vets Join Santa Barbara High School Graduating Class

Gilbert Ramirez, class of ’45, receives diploma years after deployment. Read story.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A Coding Camp for Girls

Dos Pueblos High and UCSB host a STEM-intensive summer camp. Read story.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Ama SeaBeauty’s Seaweed Secrets

Antoinette Marques offers seawater-based skin treatments at new store. Read story.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Resistance Grows Against Vacation-Rental Conversions

'We have enough hotel rooms and not enough housing,” said Bill Mahan, Santa Barbara Historic Landmarks commissioner. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Santa Barbara Sheriff Blasts ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill

Says Senate Bill 54 will harm public safety. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., July 13, 2017
Updated 1:24 p.m., July 14, 2017

Melodee Meyer Talks Martial Arts

The Santa Barbara Coach and author talks about the health benefits of self-defense. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Get into the Swing of English Country Dancing

Santa Barbara Country Dance Society connects community through ballroom traditions. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Hiking Yosemite’s Pohono Trail

A perfect Valley overnight or day-hike for solitude. Read story.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

S.B. Humane Society Helps Overcrowded Shelters

Open adoption programs give dogs happier homes. Read story.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

County Sees Cash in Booming Pot Trade

But some neighbors see big trouble. Read story.

Thursday, July 6, 2017
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