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State Street Vacancies Vent Fest

Movers and shakers ponder which way downtown. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

ICE Ping-Pongs on Shaming S.B. Sheriff

After apologizing, the feds call out the county yet again for not cooperating. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Landlords Resist Tenant Protections

With greater urgency, renters are mobilizing against the housing crisis. Read story.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

ICE Traps and Immigration Nightmares

Legal aid forums are being held, but people are afraid to come. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., March 23, 2017
Updated 9:51 a.m., April 10, 2017

Caffe Primo Closed Amid Fraud Charges

The State Street eatery was allegedly part of a multimillion-dollar scam. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

S.B. Health-Care Experts Deliver Grim Trumpcare News

And Carbajal drops the mic on the Republican repeal bill. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

S.B. Joins International Women's Day

'It's becoming stronger and more powerful,' said participant of women's movement. Read story.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Farmers Diverge on Trump Immigration Plans

Supervisor Peter Adam says mass deportations may be a good idea. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Santa Barbara Anti-Immigration Group Hit with 'Hate' Label

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) previously employed two white nationalists and recently hired a neo-Nazi. Read story.

Originally published 8:30 p.m., February 27, 2017
Updated 9:36 a.m., February 28, 2017

S.B. Anti-Immigration Group Finds New Life Under Trump

Californians for Population Stabilization aim to win the numbers game. Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Storm Takes a Home

Tim Kirshtner lived for more than 20 years aboard his sailboat anchored off Butterfly Beach. Read story.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Santa Barbara Stands with Planned Parenthood

Hundreds oppose the Trump Administration's vow to cut funding. Read story.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Sun Shines on County Pot Biz

Supervisors vote to establish a registry to bring growers 'out of the shadows.' Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Travel Ban Snares Santa Barbara

International UCSB students stuck in Iran; Syrian couple separated. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Abandoned Juvy Hall Turning into Mental Health Facility?

There is relief in sight for the county's chronic shortage of psych beds. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2017
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