Lead News

Democrats Split on SBCC Bond

Measure S fails to win support. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Laura's Law: Treatment to Trump Tragedy?

County considers adopting state legislation in wake of murder cases. Read story.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Big Changes on Bench

De Bellefeuille stepping down; Ochoa announces retirement. Read story.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Measure S: The $288 Million Question

Supporters rally for city college construction, but who will benefit? Read story.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Chumash Expansion Ignites Valley Fever

County officials are negotiating with the tribe over the controversial plan. Read story.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Court Records Shed Light on Holzer Murders

Nicolas and ex-wife Juana exchanged accusations of sexual abuse against sons. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., August 21, 2014
Updated 5:00 p.m., August 21, 2014

Cuyama Valley Drying Up

In possible microcosm of state, study confirms unmanaged groundwater is being used faster than it recharges. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Multiple Murder Victims Found in Home Near Goleta

UPDATE: Nicolas Holzer was arrested for fatally stabbing his parents and his two young sons. Read story.

Originally published 9:35 a.m., August 12, 2014
Updated 9:00 p.m., August 12, 2014

Collective Chill Pill at Cachuma

As supply in Cachuma dwindles, heat rises among water operators over Hilton Creek pump failures. Read story.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Attorney, Activists Defend Voting Rights Lawsuit

They say it was not premature to legally challenge the city's election system. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The State of Solar Energy

With the need for energy an everyday thing, John Perlin talks about taking power from the sun. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

P-ing Up a Rope?

County looks to soften legal blow from fracking ban. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Voting Discrimination Lawsuit Filed

Attorney argues city council doesn’t adequately represent Latinos. Read story.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Judge Strikes Down Gang Injunction

Rules residents aren’t “prisoners in their own homes.” Read story.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Attorney Darryl Genis Again Accused of Misconduct

[VIDEO]: Surveillance footage shows him apparently photographing and tampering with a prosecutor's private notes during a recent DUI trial. Read story.

Originally published 12:30 p.m., July 22, 2014
Updated 11:00 a.m., July 23, 2014
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