Lead News

City Election Sea Change

Santa Barbara settles lawsuit over racial polarization and agrees to initiate new district system this November. Read story.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Strange and Mysterious Case of Cruzito Cruz

Lawyer seeks to "fire" lone holdout in district elections settlement. Read story.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Grace Lutheran Church

The 113-year-old place of worship is giving way to senior housing. Read story.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Tensions Roiling over Milpas Plan

Cops called during protest against business improvement district. Read story.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Herd Immunity or Insanity?

Santa Barbara anti-vaxxers tip the scale. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Woman Sentenced to One Year in Jail for Deadly DUI Crash

Prosecutors were unsure they could prove that Kimberly Kreis was liable for the deaths. Read story.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Grand Jury Supports Tennis Court Transfer

Says the move complied with the city's charter and met all legal requirements. Read story.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Desal Time Travel

City plant gets green light from state water board. Read story.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Isla Vista Cops Get Body-Cams

But at $300 to $550 apiece, they may be too pricey for the rest of the Sheriff's Office. Read story.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

State Reps Bring Home the Water Bacon

Das Williams and Hannah-Beth Jackson secure $2 million for Lake Cachuma pump. Read story.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

New President for Planned Parenthood

Jenna Tosh talks about protestors, Congress, and her plans for the Santa Barbara chapter. Read story.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Miramar Approved, but Not So Fast

One Montecito family says they plan to challenge the decision over parking concerns at their vacation home. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

No Love Lost over 'Illegal' Headlines

Dueling rallies descend on the Santa Barbara News-Press. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

David Selberg Moves to Hospice

From a caring role at Pacific Pride, chief exec heads to the über care-giving organization. Read story.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Bob Woodward Talks Presidents Past, Present, and Future

The celebrated reporter delivered a joke-filled speech as part of a Westmont College lecture series. Read story.

Monday, January 19, 2015
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