Lead News

Boys & Girls Club Savior?

Four months in, new leader Michael Baker is already mending bridges and paving roads. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Isla Vista 'Party House' Owners Put on Notice

Foot Patrol cracks down as long-term residents rise up. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Who Will Manage the Miramar?

Rosewood, an operator of luxury resorts worldwide, is widely rumored to be the top contender. Read story.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Citrus Psyllid Predator Released in County

Bug v. bug war commences against disease. Read story.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Stage III Drought Emergency Declared

Pool industry packs council chambers, beats back proposed ban. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

S.B. Economy Looking Good, But Rental Market a Mess

The UCSB Economic Forecast Project hosted its annual summit. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

District Elections: Wild Hair Gets Comb-Over

Judge dismisses last hold-out, Cruzito Cruz, in settlement. Read story.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Body Found Pinned Under Car Belonging to Missing Man

Cody West's silver Audi was discovered in a drainage ditch in Goleta. Read story.

Originally published 2:00 p.m., May 1, 2015
Updated 5:06 p.m., May 1, 2015

Economy Up, Wages Down

Activists prepare for minimum wage hike campaign. Read story.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Cam Talks Cop Cams

The police chief also takes heat for slow hiring of Community Service Officers. Read story.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A Public Market Divided

Is Alma del Pueblo's foodie dream half full of white elephants? Read story.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Vaping on the Rise

E-cigarette use triples among students. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

District Elections: Let the Games Begin

Jacqueline Inda announces and Sebastian Aldana considers a run to represent the Eastside. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Deputy Shoots Dog During Montecito Arrest

The Sheriff’s Office says it is “saddened” by the incident. Read story.

Originally published 6:00 p.m., April 19, 2015
Updated 9:00 a.m., April 20, 2015

Katcho Achadjian Announces Congress Bid

The state assemblymember was joined on Friday by supporters touting his qualifications for the job. Read story.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
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