Lead News

ICE Takes Heat on Immigrant Detentions

Feds, Sheriff field questions from Santa Barbara supervisors. Read story.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Carpinteria Says (Hell) No to Bluff Development

Residents, the city council, and the planning commission worry about water, density, and traffic. Read story.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

City, County Support Planned Parenthood

The organization is facing a federal funding scare after the recent video controversy. Read story.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

City Feels More Blackout Blues

Edison briefs the council on grid repairs and reliability concerns. Read story.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Santa Barbara Braces for Peak Fire Season

Fire crews and homeowners feel the heat. Read story.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Jail Care on Life Support?

Health provider faces county criticism. Read story.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Council Candidates Trade Accusations of Theft and Assault

Sharon Byrne campaign worker files police report against Cathy Murillo supporter. Read story.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

KEYT Anchor Paula Lopez Arrested for DUI and Assaulting an Officer

The well-known anchor has spoken publicly about struggling with alcoholism. Read story.

Originally published 11:00 a.m., September 7, 2015
Updated 1:48 p.m., September 7, 2015

Nasty Bug Appears as County Slashes Top Pest, Plant Jobs

Farmers worry over citrus psyllid discoveries in Goleta and Carpinteria. Read story.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Police Station Ticketed for Health and Safety Violations

OSHA investigation turns up lead, asbestos, and mold. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., September 3, 2015
Updated 3:00 p.m., September 3, 2015

County Making Nice with Chumash?

Supervisors agree to open talks about land use and finances. Read story.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Friends of Severely Burned Teen Charged with Arson and Assault

Classmates said they were taking the "fire challenge." Read story.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Right-to-Die Advocates Target Das Williams

Dignified death option uncertain at this week’s special legislative session. Read story.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Inept Inmate Care by Corizon?

Supervisors must decide path for county inmates’ health. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Feds and Sheriff Square Off over Murder

Feds and law enforcement square off over Santa Maria woman’s murder by undocumented immigrant. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015
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