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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

Nothing EZ About Living In an RV

Four-wheeled residents seek to head off crackdown. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Are Carbajal and Caruso Too Cozy?

Supervisor accused of taking bribes from hotel developer. Read story.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

School Bond Measures Include Armory Purchase

Measures I and J would also cover $200 million of campus upgrades and repairs. Read story.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Canyon Fire Again Doubles in Size

Now burning more than 10,500 acres on Vandenberg Air Force Base. Read story.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Updated Winery Ordinance Approved

County Planning Commission makes concessions for tastings rooms at smaller wineries. Read story.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Venoco Modifies Adjustment Proposal

'Grand compromise' would close Holly in 25 years but allow drilling outside lease. Read story.

Saturday, September 17, 2016
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