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Neverland Rumored to Be Sold to Fashion Designer

Apparent confusion over Michael Jackson's properties fuels rumors of the Santa Ynez Valley compound's sale. Read story.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Sheriff, District Attorney Threatened with MJ Lawsuit

Attorney for former Michael Jackson producer sends letter demanding investigation. Read story.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Santa Ynez Plan Gets Okay

And neighbors of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch are taking a stand for the valley's future. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Michael Jackson Fans

On the road to Neverland. Read story.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

King of Pop Remembered

Hundreds gather at Arlington Theater to watch memorial service for Michael Jackson. Read story.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Inside and Outside Neverland

As the world mourns, here are new photographs from Michael Jackson's compound. Read story.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Michael Jackson Party Canceled

Santa Barbara County officials intervene to shut down Chamberlin Ranch celebration. Read story.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

County Working to Stop Michael Jackson Party

Authorities are trying to make sure celebration at Chamberlin Ranch "does not happen." Read story.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Official Michael Jackson Party Announced

No plans for Neverland, but neighboring ranch will host fans. Read story.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Michael Jackson's Homecoming?

Singer's will now viewable online; plus other updates. Read story.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Michael Jackson, 1958-2009

The King of Pop passes, and our reporter who covered his trial and grew up to his music reflects. Read story.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Michael Jackson Dies

Famed entertainer, who defeated child molestation charges in 2005, owned Neverland Ranch in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Jackson Refinances Neverland

He owed approximately $24 million on the estate. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Jackson May Lose Neverland Ranch

Michael Jackson's Neverland Valley Ranch is in jeopardy because the pop star remains in default on a $23 million loan. Read story.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Michael Jackson Is Innocent

Michael Jackson is 100 percent innocent, and his 2005 trial on charges of child molestation was an outrageously expensive witch hunt solely designed by then Santa Barbara County District Attorney Tom Sneddon to dethrone a successful black celebrity. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2007
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