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County Making Nice with Chumash?

Supervisors agree to open talks about land use and finances. Read story.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Friends of Severely Burned Teen Charged with Arson and Assault

Classmates said they were taking the "fire challenge." Read story.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Right-to-Die Advocates Target Das Williams

Dignified death option uncertain at this week’s special legislative session. Read story.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Inept Inmate Care by Corizon?

Supervisors must decide path for county inmates’ health. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Feds and Sheriff Square Off over Murder

Feds and law enforcement square off over Santa Maria woman’s murder by undocumented immigrant. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Murder Suspect's Immigration Status Sparks Outrage

Felony arrest in 2014 reduced to misdemeanor; immigration not notified of release. Read story.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Vacation-Rental Crackdown

City and County tell owners to be prepared. Read story.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

New Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Complete

Facility to emphasize high-tech care and comfort. Read story.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Sea Change for Santa Barbara Marine Mammal Rescues

Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife institute steps up after Peter Howorth loses his license. Read story.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Gambian Student Punished for Supporting Gay Rights

Alagie Jammeh is raising funds to stay at UCSB after his scholarship was revoked. Read story.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Police Station a 'Sick Building'?

Cancer incidents cause concern over the outdated headquarters. Read story.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Special Olympics World Games Underway in Los Angeles

Santa Barbara gives a warm welcome to visiting athletes from Central America and the Caribbean. Read story.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Santa Barbara Says No to Oil Train

Venoco seeks emergency trucking permit. Read story.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Haggen Lays Off Developmentally Disabled Employees

Fourteen long-term courtesy clerks let go; many other employees also terminated. Read story.

Originally published 12:30 p.m., July 28, 2015
Updated 8:00 a.m., July 30, 2015

UC Minimum Wage Will Increase to $15 by 2017

Janet Napolitano announces gradual hike for UC employees and students. Read story.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
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