Lead News

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

State Street Empty or Full?

Retail interest 'tepid' along boutique corridor, say property brokers. Read story.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Cold Case Killer Gets 16 Years to Life

Manuel Manzanares pleads guilty to killing Linda Archer in 1997. Read story.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Drought Gets Grimmer and Grimmer

Water experts see little hope on the horizon. Read story.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Plains Not Complying with Spill Investigation?

The oil pipeline company has reportedly failed to overturn documents demanded by prosecutors. Read story.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Feds Settle Dead Steelhead Lawsuit

The deal was announced last week in response to a lawsuit filed by Cal Trout. Read story.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

UCSB Distinguished Scholar Kicks Off Dreamer Scholarship Fund

New education program targets getting freshmen to their sophomore year. Read story.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Governor Signs Loads of Jackson and Williams Bills

The state senator and assemblymember count 23 new laws between them. Read story.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Goleta’s Boom Times Keep Booming

The 175-unit Old Town Village project wins a final — but split — approval. Read story.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

S.B. Man Jailed in Bulgaria Allowed to Return Home

A judge rules corruption charges against Len Homeniuk were unfounded. Read story.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Central Coast Begins to Feel El Niño’s Effects

Hail storms and sea snake sightings back experts’ warm winter predictions. Read story.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Bad Karma for Bikram Yoga

Santa Barbara studio fends off copyright lawsuit. Read story.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Inside Santa Maria's ICE Machine

Media tour the debate new building after its summer opening. Read story.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Office of Emergency Management Under Fire

The troubled county department is facing hard questions over its leadership and finances. Read story.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
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