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Isla Vista Unusually Calm This Halloween

Law enforcement credits public safety pushes and the rain. Read story.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Tempers Flare over District Elections

City council opts to put issues to voters next year. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Council Cracks Down on Street People

New cadre of quasi-officers approved to patrol downtown. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Santa Barbara's Ebola Scenario

County agencies ready for the unlikely possibility that the disease could land here. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Casa Esperanza's New Lease on Life

New rules and new director improve neighborhood relations. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Can Creek Restoration and Affordable Housing Coexist?

The proposal for a 91-unit senior housing complex hits a major roadblock. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Bye-Bye, ‘Gator Boy’

City council orders Cajun Kitchen mural removed by next summer. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

City College's Sprawling Impact

Democrats flip-flop for Measure S. Read story.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Dodging Measure P Oil Slicks

Drilling ban legality hits the board and the fan. Read story.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Freeway Widening All Jammed Up

Last-second appeal filed to block $450 million project. Read story.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

City Faces Massive Repair Backlog

$500 million worth of work is needed on streets, sidewalks, buildings, and parks. Read story.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Council Clears Path for Desalination

City Council votes unanimously to take steps toward reactivating Desalination Facility. Read story.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

12-Story Hotel by 2016?

Chumash leadership said plans to expand the existing resort will move forward as planned. Read story.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Macias Found Guilty

[UPDATE:] Former gang leader found guilty in retrial, sent to prison for life. Read story.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Cajun Kitchen Rallies to Save 'Gator Boy'

Order to paint over downtown mural is appealed by restaurant owners. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
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