Lead News

Police Station a 'Sick Building'?

Cancer incidents cause concern over the outdated headquarters. Read story.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Special Olympics World Games Underway in Los Angeles

Santa Barbara gives a warm welcome to visiting athletes from Central America and the Caribbean. Read story.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Santa Barbara Says No to Oil Train

Venoco seeks emergency trucking permit. Read story.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Haggen Lays Off Developmentally Disabled Employees

Fourteen long-term courtesy clerks let go; many other employees also terminated. Read story.

Originally published 12:30 p.m., July 28, 2015
Updated 8:00 a.m., July 30, 2015

UC Minimum Wage Will Increase to $15 by 2017

Janet Napolitano announces gradual hike for UC employees and students. Read story.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Chumash Purchase 360-Acre Property in Santa Ynez Valley

Property could make Camp 4 contiguous to the Chumash Casino. Read story.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Casa de la Raza Back from the Brink

The Latino community center avoids foreclosure after another financial scare. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Council Pulls $55 Million Trigger to Restart Desal Plant

It also sends a proposed rental project back to the drawing boards. Read story.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Thirty-Nine Percent Drop in Felony Filings

Prop. 47 redefines “new normal” for court system. Read story.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Business Districts Duke it Out on Milpas

A new proposal directly challenges the current EBID plan. Read story.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

County Denies Naples Ownership Transfer

To the delight of enviros, Matt Osgood's bid goes nowhere. Read story.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Skateboarding Banned on Old San Marcos, Painted Cave, Gibraltar

CHP calls the downhill runs “way too dangerous.” Read story.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

How Will Strict New Vaccine Bill Affect S.B. Schools?

Supporters and Skeptics weigh in on the controversial legislation. Read story.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

School District Considers Trust to Pay Pensions

The proposal would offer protection for any lean years ahead. Read story.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Santa Barbara reacts to the landmark ruling that President Obama called a "victory for America." Read story.

Friday, June 26, 2015
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