Lead News

Starting Gun Fires in Mayoral Race

Cathy Murillo is officially in; Hal Conklin feels not far behind. Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

S.B. Joins International Women's Day

'It's becoming stronger and more powerful,' said participant of women's movement. Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Farmers Diverge on Trump Immigration Plans

Supervisor Peter Adam says mass deportations may be a good idea. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Santa Barbara Anti-Immigration Group Hit with 'Hate' Label

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) previously employed two white nationalists and recently hired a neo-Nazi. Read story.

Originally published 8:30 p.m., February 27, 2017
Updated 9:36 a.m., February 28, 2017

S.B. Anti-Immigration Group Finds New Life Under Trump

Californians for Population Stabilization aim to win the numbers game. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Storm Takes a Home

Tim Kirshtner lived for more than 20 years aboard his sailboat anchored off Butterfly Beach. Read story.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Santa Barbara Stands with Planned Parenthood

Hundreds oppose the Trump Administration's vow to cut funding. Read story.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Sun Shines on County Pot Biz

Supervisors vote to establish a registry to bring growers 'out of the shadows.' Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Travel Ban Snares Santa Barbara

International UCSB students stuck in Iran; Syrian couple separated. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Abandoned Juvy Hall Turning into Mental Health Facility?

There is relief in sight for the county's chronic shortage of psych beds. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Caltrans Slammed for 101 Widening Report

City officials say the agency grossly minimized the project's negative impacts. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Limón: GOP Health Care Block Grants Will Hurt Sick, State Budget

S.B.'s new assembly member is worried how the plan will affect insurance coverage for millions. Read story.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

With Federal Approval, Chumash Officially Annex Camp 4

A long legal battle ends, but others are just beginning. Read story.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Massive Flooding at El Capitan Canyon

Water rescues took place after cabins were torn from their foundations and cars were swept downstream. Read story.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Santa Barbarans Stoked for Trump

A chat with some of the county's 56,000 who voted for the Donald. Read story.

Thursday, January 19, 2017
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