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County Settles Excessive Force Lawsuit for $800,000

Jeremy Bordegaray was shot after breaking into a home and stealing a cop car. Read story.

Jackson, Limón on Opposite Sides of Cap-and-Trade Vote

Governor Jerry Brown gets his landmark emissions bill passed. Read story.

Home-to-Hotel Conversion Shot Down

Council Denies Proposal to Turn Condo into Short-Term RentalJul. 20, 12 a.m.

County Settles Excessive Force Lawsuit for $800,000

Jeremy Bordegaray Was Shot After Breaking into Home, Stealing Cop CarJul. 20, 12 a.m.

Well Shamers Prevail

County Imposes Discretionary Review for All Water-Well PermitsJul. 20, 12 a.m.

Melchiori Fraud and Embezzlement Trial Begins

He Faces a Maximum of 47 Years in PrisonJul. 20, 12 a.m.

EDC, Channelkeeper Win Key Decision Against Feds on Fracking

Groups Demanding More Environmental ReviewJul. 20, 12 a.m.

Mopping Up the Whittier Fire

Fire Officials Assess Damage and Praise CooperationJul. 20, 12 a.m.

Jackson, Limón on Opposite Sides of Cap-and-Trade Vote

Governor Gets Landmark Emissions Bill PassedJul. 20, 12 a.m.

Goleta to Close Its Monarch Butterfly Groves

Falling, Dead Trees Endanger Public and HabitatJul. 19, 11 a.m.

Whittier Fire Grows Modestly Saturday Night

Sundowner Winds a NoneventJul. 16, 9 a.m.

Inside Fire City, Population: 1,612

Dos Pueblos High Transforms into Whittier Fire Base CampJul. 15, 12 p.m.

'Sprinters' Caught in Cross Fire of City RV Crackdown

Chamber of Commerce and Homeless Advocate Find Selves on Same Side of IssueJul. 13, 12 a.m.

Are There 450 Million Doobies in Santa Barbara's Future?

Burning Question Is the Tax RateJul. 13, 12 a.m.

The Whittier Fire

The Story of Near Escapes, Trapped Children, Heroic Acts, and an Endless Fire SeasonJul. 13, 12 a.m.

Resistance Grows Against Vacation-Rental Conversions

'We Have Enough Hotel Rooms and Not Enough Housing' in Santa BarbaraJul. 13, 12 a.m.

Santa Barbara Sheriff Blasts ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill

Says Senate Bill 54 Will Harm Public Safety Updated Jul. 14, 1:24 p.m.

The New Normal: California Forest Fires Have Doubled in Size

This Year 3,449 Wildfires Have Already Consumed 92,439 Acres Jul. 13, 12 a.m.

Whittier Fire Threatens Pets and Cattle

Zebras, Watusi Cattle, a Guinea Pig and a Parrot Find ShelterJul. 13, 12 a.m.

Rescuing Children from the Whittier Fire

A Forest Service Patrolman and a Santa Barbara Firefighter Helped 90 Campers and Their Counselors Survive the FlamesJul. 13, 12 a.m.

Alamo Fire's Growth is Halted and at 65 Percent Containment

Firefighters Working to Drop a Noose Around Largest Fire in CaliforniaJul. 12, 5 p.m.

Carrizo Plain on Chopping Block?

Western Caucus 17 Have Plans for 'Rich Fossil Fuel Basins'Jul. 12, 3 p.m.

Crews Reach 48 Percent Containment of Whittier Fire

Continues to Creep Eastward, Challenging Terrain Complicates WorkJul. 12, 12 p.m.

Home-to-Hotel Conversion Shot Down

Council denies a proposal to turn a condominium into a short-term rental. Read story.

County Settles Excessive Force Lawsuit for $800,000

Jeremy Bordegaray was shot after breaking into a home and stealing a cop car. Read story.

Well Shamers Prevail

County imposes discretionary review for all water-well permits. Read story.

Melchiori Fraud and Embezzlement Trial Begins

He faces a maximum of 47 years in prison. Read story.

Democrats Have to Win Big in California to Recoup D.C. Power

Targets include 23 seats that Republicans won in districts where Trump lost to Clinton. Read story.

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