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Food Trucks Fight New City Laws

The proposed rules would put them all out of business, they say. Read story.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

'Ugly Year' for Avocados

Gaviota ranchers save water, finally, but lose their shirts. Read story.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

¿Qué Pasa, El Niño?

Dissecting the excitement of the winter weather event. Read story.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Ownership Change Coming to The Winehound

Popular wine retail shop being sold, but buyer and employees’ futures unknown. Read story.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

SBCC to Break Ground at West Campus

New building, the last funded by Measure V, will house offices and 23 classrooms. Read story.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Filling a Mental Health Missing Link

County opens new Crisis Stabilization Unit. Read story.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Construction Halted on Yang's Giant Telescope

Native Hawaiians protest the 18-story observatory on their sacred ground. Read story.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

County Nixes New Jail’s STAR Complex

Sheriff Brown calls the decision "deeply disappointing" and a "giant step backwards." Read story.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Refugio Spill Residue

Questions linger over impact to oil industry and county tax coffers. Read story.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Albertsons, Sprouts, Roxy’s Win Bids to Replace Haggen Locations

Pending court approval, the new stores will soon open in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Sudden Orders Given to Remove Lower State Street Murals

Youth Interactive had only three days to relocate the artwork to cut La Entrada construction costs. Read story.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Parent Funding at Public Schools a Must

But does the new model give some campuses an unfair advantage? Read story.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Haggen Begins to Auction Off Stores

Albertsons, Sprouts, Roxy’s Market to bid on Santa Barbara County locations. Read story.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Anatomy of a Firefighting Success

The quick response last week knocked down a potential disaster. Read story.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Hidden Wounds: Vets Desperate for Mental Health Care

As Santa Barbara's VA flails, many suffer alone. Read story.

Thursday, November 5, 2015
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