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Santa Barbara Says No to Oil Train

Venoco seeks emergency trucking permit. Read story.

Haggen Lays Off Developmentally Disabled Employees

Fourteen long-term courtesy clerks let go; many other employees also terminated. Read story.

Campaign Poll Shows Schneider Top Dem in Race for 24th

State Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian Leads the Field OverallJul. 31, 1 p.m.

Union Blasts Haggen for Layoffs and Cutbacks

Courtesy Clerk Position Eliminated; Checkers' Hours Dramatically ReducedJul. 30, 5 p.m.

Special Olympics World Games Underway in Los Angeles

Santa Barbara Gives Warm Welcome to Visiting Athletes From Central America and CaribbeanJul. 30, 12 a.m.

It’s the Money, Honey: UC Raising Minimum Wage

But S.B. Is Still Way Behind Earning CurveJul. 30, 12 a.m.

Emergency Crews Investigating Large Oil Slick Off Goleta Beach

Jul. 29, 11 a.m.

Hero on Horseback

Celebrity Steed Rescues Two Dehydrated Runners in Dramatic FashionJul. 29, 11 a.m.

Santa Barbara Says No to Oil Train

Venoco Seeks Emergency Trucking PermitJul. 29, 12 a.m.

Haggen Lays Off Developmentally Disabled Employees

Fourteen Long-Term Courtesy Clerks Let Go; Many Other Employees Also Terminated Updated Jul. 30, 8:00 a.m.

Gwendolyn Strong Passes Away

Parents Mourn Their Daughter But Celebrate Her LegacyJul. 27, 3 p.m.

Cosmetic Stores Get Under Skin of State Street Business Owners, City Attorney

Santa Barbara Officials Beginning to Crack Down on Secretive LocationsJul. 27, 2 p.m.

UC Minimum Wage Will Increase to $15 by 2017

Janet Napolitano Announces Gradual Hike for UC Employees and Students Jul. 26, 6 a.m.

State Senator Bob Hertzberg Visits Isla Vista

Tour Came Soon After Williams's Governance Bill Passed Out of Hertzberg's Senate CommitteeJul. 25, 7 a.m.

Karma Garden Gone

Despite Sudden Closure, Veteran Ric Rew Shares Spirit Of Place He TendedJul. 25, 12 a.m.

Chumash Purchase 360-Acre Property in Santa Ynez Valley

Could Make Camp 4 Contiguous to CasinoJul. 24, 5 p.m.

Rap Lyrics Constitute Threat, Appeals Court Rules

Felony Charges Re-Instated Against Rapper ‘Lil A’Jul. 23, 2 p.m.

S.B. Officials Still Banging the 9-1-1 Drum

Frustrations Grow with Troubled State SystemJul. 23, 12 a.m.

Casa de la Raza Back from the Brink

Latino Community Center Avoids ForeclosureJul. 23, 12 a.m.

County Briefed on Oil Spills as Refugio Reopens

Frequency of Accidents Has Gone Down in Recent YearsJul. 23, 12 a.m.

S.B. School District Approves Drug Dog Contract

Vote Splits Over Effectiveness of Three-Year-Old ProgramJul. 22, 6 a.m.

City Retains High-Powered Attorney for Possible Oil Spill Lawsuit

Dallas-Based Scott Summy Was a Lead Litigator Against BPJul. 22, 6 a.m.

City Gives Update on Cabrillo Bridge Construction

$26 Million Project with January 2017 End Date Reaches Second StageJul. 22, 6 a.m.

Council Pulls $55 Million Trigger to Restart Desal Plant

Also Sends Rental Project Back to the Drawing BoardsJul. 22, 12 a.m.

ADMHS Hit with Two Big Departures

Head of Clinic Operations and Principal Consultant Take Their LeaveJul. 21, 10 a.m.

Thirty-Nine Percent Drop in Felony Filings

Prop. 47 Redefines ‘New Normal’ for Court SystemJul. 20, 6 a.m.

Skaters Challenge Road Ban

Launch Petition and Letter-Writing CampaignJul. 16, 12 a.m.

Campaign Poll Shows Schneider Top Dem in Race for 24th

State Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian leads the field overall. Read story.

Union Blasts Haggen for Layoffs and Cutbacks

Courtesy clerk position eliminated; checkers' hours dramatically reduced. Read story.

It’s the Money, Honey: UC Raising Minimum Wage

But S.B. is still way behind the earning curve. Read story.

Emergency Crews Investigating Large Oil Slick Off Goleta Beach

UPDATE: Beach closed; Coast Guard plans flyover and press conference. Read story.

Dick and Mickey Flacks: Two Lifetimes on the Left

Santa Barbara's pioneering progressive couple pens a memoir of marriage and social justice. Read story.

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