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Republicans Stump for Trump, Battle for Congress

Fareed and Achadjian square off over immigration, terrorism, and trade. Read story.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Capps Optimistic About Pipeline Safety Bill

Thinks a compromise can be reached before next hearing. Read story.

Originally published 12:30 p.m., March 21, 2016
Updated 2:38 p.m., March 21, 2016

City Bans Beloved Parking Garage Guitarist

After 11 years and with no explanation, Bruce Goldish is told to take a hike. Read story.

Originally published 6:00 a.m., March 17, 2016
Updated 11:00 a.m., March 22, 2016

Backpedaling on Micheltorena Bike Lane

Under threat of legal action, council retreats from controversial plan. Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Puppy Torturer Deported to China

Duanying Chen was removed on March 8. Read story.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Castillo Street Apartment Project Survives Second Challenge

Council denies appeal from neighbors over parking and compatibility concerns. Read story.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Valley Conservative Announces Surprise Run for Supervisor

Bob Field called the race's other Republican candidate "under-informed." Read story.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Psych Ward Woes

Santa Barbara doubles budget to ship patients out of county. Read story.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Veronica Meadows to Become Public Park

City, Trust for Public Land, buy parcel for $4 million. Read story.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Olive Street Murderer Gets Max Sentence

Isaac Jimenez to serve life in prison without parole; Joseph Castro awaits sentencing. Read story.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Is Isla Vista Growing Up?

With a mixture of optimism and unease, residents feel somewhat safer. Read story.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Farmworkers Fight for Rights

County Ag Committee questions report on poor working conditions. Read story.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Easing the Burden of Illness with Palliative Care

How Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care supports patients and family caregivers. Read story.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Former Inmate Awarded $60,000 in Excessive Force Lawsuit

Charles Owens alleged he was beaten by guards after a verbal altercation. Read story.

Originally published 6:00 a.m., February 27, 2016
Updated 10:13 a.m., March 1, 2016

Report Says Mentally Ill Jail Inmates Are Often Mistreated

Disability Rights California finds imprisoned are "subject to neglect." Read story.

Thursday, February 25, 2016
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