Lead News

Coastal Commish Drama Bleeds into S.B.

Worries arise over access and development. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bus Trips Drop by 1.4 Million

Low gas prices and high rents are to blame. Read story.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

EPA Says Pesticide Threatens Honeybees

Imidacloprid is sprayed on Santa Barbara broccoli, wine grapes, and citrus trees. Read story.

Monday, February 1, 2016

EDC Wins Greater Regulatory Scrutiny for Offshore Fracking

Discovers 51 permits issued for S.B. Channel without notice or environmental scrutiny. Read story.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Faking a Murderer?

Alleged false confession key in Olive Street homicide trial. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Triple Whammy Hits Police Department

Retirements, transfers, and resignations thin the ranks. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., January 28, 2016
Updated 9:41 a.m., January 28, 2016

Psyllid Spray Program Commences

Focuses on killing overwintering bugs first, soil treatment later this year. Read story.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

No 'Hail Mary' Allowed for STAR Complex

The county will give a $40 million jail grant back to the state. Read story.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Plan Hatched to Keep Homeless Dry

County approves funding for shelters during El Nino storms. Read story.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

New Rules Would Limit Unsafe Drone Use

Critical infrastructure, private property, state parks, and more proposed off- limits in Jackson's bill. Read story.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Wildfires Burn Through Forest Service Budget

Los Padres had a relatively good year, but nationally, fire season was the worst on record. Read story.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Rain, Rain, Don't Go Away

No dent in the drought with storms mostly missing backcountry reservoirs. Read story.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Last State of the Union for Obama and Capps

They share a moment and ask for less partisan politics. Read story.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Vons to Fill Haggen’s Mesa Location

Bankruptcy court denies Roxy’s Market’s winning bid. Read story.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Granada Tower Office Space for Sale

Four floors, retail, and storage space listed for about $11.5 million. Read story.

Saturday, January 9, 2016
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