Lead News

S.B. Clergy, Chumash Carry Standing Rock Fire

Bring back stories of police force and tribal sovereignty. Read story.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Gaviota Plan Stamped, Signed, and Delivered

Compromise reached after seven years and 130 meetings. Read story.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Clinton, Carbajal, Hartmann, and Dems Sweep County

But Trump victory overwhelms all. Read story.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Santa Barbara Votes: 2016 General Election

UPDATE: Carbajal and Hartmann both clinch wins. Read story.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Fight for 24th Congressional District

Supervisor Salud Carbajal and Justin Fareed campaign to win the 24th Congressional District. Read story.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Supes Reject PCEC Appeal

Pacific Coast Energy Company Orcutt Hill project halted. Read story.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Anti-Abortion Protestors Descend on Planned Parenthood

The 50-state bus tour is praying for political change. Read story.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

In Housing Debate, Density Meets Immovable Object

A treasured Chumash site narrowly avoided demolition. Read story.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Genis Pleads Guilty to Willful Failure to Pay Taxes

Federal prosecutors say the DUI attorney stiffed the IRS nearly $700,000. Read story.

Originally published 4:35 p.m., October 25, 2016
Updated 1:42 p.m., October 31, 2016

Stiff Headwinds for Santa Barbara Airport

Santa Barbara Airport faces losses in revenues and passengers five years after the new terminal opened. Read story.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Santa Barbara Bans RV Parking

City Council bans RV parking on streets. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., October 20, 2016
Updated 4:27 p.m., October 20, 2016

Tough Times for Open Alternative School

Enrollment is down while costs are up. Read story.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Caruso Breaks Ground on Reimagined Miramar

He promises it'll be the "finest resort on the California Coast." Read story.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Troubled Oil Company Goes After Carbajal

Greka wants to explore reports of "improper political influence." Read story.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Son of Young Mom Killed in Mesa Car Crash Finds New Home

Robin Unander and husband Dan La Berge welcome 15-month-old Lukas Hunt. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
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