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Vaping on the Rise

E-cigarette use triples among students. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

District Elections: Let the Games Begin

Jacqueline Inda announces and Sebastian Aldana considers a run to represent the Eastside. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Deputy Shoots Dog During Montecito Arrest

The Sheriff’s Office says it is “saddened” by the incident. Read story.

Originally published 6:00 p.m., April 19, 2015
Updated 9:00 a.m., April 20, 2015

Katcho Achadjian Announces Congress Bid

The state assemblymember was joined on Friday by supporters touting his qualifications for the job. Read story.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Lake Los Carneros Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

The county is inspecting more sites and killing larvae. Read story.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Capps Announces She Won't Seek Reelection

The nine-term congresswoman says, "It just feels right to me." Read story.

Originally published 10:30 a.m., April 8, 2015
Updated 2:00 p.m., April 8, 2015

McCaw, Mold, and Another Black Eye for the News-Press?

Longtime photographer Mike Eliason sues the paper for wrongful termination. Read story.

Originally published 6:00 a.m., April 8, 2015
Updated 9:17 a.m., April 8, 2015

UCSB to Greeks: The Party's Over

A third fraternity is shut down, and a sorority is suspended. Read story.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

District Election Map Finalized

Find out what precinct you're in. Read story.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

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

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

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
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