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Santa Barbara to Lower Boom on Vacation Rentals

Huge crowd packs City Hall to argue for and against the growing market. Read story.

Should the Franceschi House Be Saved or Bulldozed?

Council gives Pearl Chase Society six more months to find restoration funds. Read story.

Pipeline Company Rep Rope-a-Dopes Williams and Jackson

Oil Spill Hearing Generates More Frustration than AnswersJun. 29, 10 a.m.

Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Santa Barbara Reacts to the Landmark Ruling that President Obama Called a 'Victory for America'Jun. 26, 11 a.m.

Homeowners Sue Plains All American Pipeline for Refugio Oil Spill

Class Action Complaint Looks to Represent Coastal Residents Between Pt. Conception and Southern San DiegoJun. 25, 1 p.m.

Refugio Oil Spill: 37 Days In

Cleanup and Investigation Continue, Claims Come In, PHMSA Answers Electeds Updated Jun. 25, 3:00 p.m.

Santa Barbara to Lower Boom on Vacation Rentals

Huge Crowd Packs City Hall to Argue For and Against the Growing MarketJun. 25, 12 a.m.

Exxon Shuts Down Platforms After Refugio Oil Spill

Company Also Exhausts 400,000-Barrel Storage CapacityJun. 25, 12 a.m.

Should the Franceschi House Be Saved or Bulldozed?

Council Gives Pearl Chase Society Six More Months to Find Restoration FundsJun. 25, 12 a.m.

Jail Health Care Under Fire

Supervisors Postpone Renewing $10 Million ContractJun. 25, 12 a.m.

NASA Mission to Measure Ocean Salinity Ends with Success

Jun. 23, 6 a.m.

Famed Film Composer James Horner Feared Dead in Plane Crash

UPDATE: Assistant Confirms He Perished in Monday Morning Accident Updated Jun. 23, 9:00 a.m.

Manhattan Beach Tarballs Match Refugio Oil Spill Crude

Jun. 22, 3 p.m.

Assessing the Channel After the Refugio Oil Spill

Santa Barbara Channelkeeper Monitors Sensitive Marine HabitatsJun. 22, 10 a.m.

Read the Official Media Strategy for the Refugio Oil Spill Response

Briefing Sought to ‘Target’ Journalists to Spread Good NewsJun. 22, 10 a.m.

S.B. Supervisors Support State Bill to Ban T-Ridge Drilling

Legislation Is a Repeat of Last Year's, But Will it Pass After the Refugio Spill?Jun. 20, 12 a.m.

News Analysis: Pipeline Problems Date Back to 1986

New Documents Demonstrate Culture of Carelessness Far Before the SpillJun. 18, 12 p.m.

Pulling the $53 Million Desal Trigger

'We Have Exhausted All Other Options,' Says Water CzarJun. 18, 12 a.m.

Bogeys and Faults at Muni and Elings

Outgoing Parks and Rec Leader Juggles Backlash on Two FrontsJun. 18, 12 a.m.

S.B. Supervisor, CEO Take Opposite Sides During D.C. Camp 4 Hearing

Congressional Subcommittee Supports Chumash Annexation BillJun. 17, 4 p.m.

Many UCSB and SBCC Students Struggle with Homelessness

Cars, Tents, and Couches Serve as Places to Sleep for Those Who Face High Rent and TuitionJun. 17, 12 a.m.

News Commentary: Refugio Officials 'Target' Specific Reporters

Six 'Neutral to Positive' Journalists Handpicked to Spread Message of Cleanup ProgressJun. 16, 12 p.m.

Ten Oiled Pelicans Returned to the Wild

They Were Slowly Nursed Back to Health After the May 19 SpillJun. 15, 1 p.m.

Chalk-Producing Plankton Turn Ocean Turquoise

Recent Bloom Can Be Seen from SpaceJun. 15, 12 p.m.

Mulligans Café May Lose Big in Privatization of Muni Links

Longtime Owners Say They're Still ProfitableJun. 13, 6 a.m.

Laura’s Law on the Books?

Supervisors Approve Nearly a Billion-Dollar Budget Updated Jun. 13, 12:30 p.m.

Ty Warner Gives Historic Ellwood Gas Station to Goleta

City Officials Say the Beloved Landmark Will Be Restored and PreservedJun. 12, 2 p.m.

Pipeline Company Rep Rope-a-Dopes Williams and Jackson

Oil spill hearing generates more frustration than answers. Read story.

Homeowners Sue Plains All American Pipeline for Refugio Oil Spill

Class action complaint looks to represent coastal residents between Pt. Conception and southern San Diego ... Read story.

Refugio Oil Spill: 37 Days In

Officials cannot answer many questions lobbed by reporters, citing the ongoing investigation. Read story.

Exxon Shuts Down Platforms After Refugio Oil Spill

The company has also exhausted its 400,000-barrel storage capacity. Read story.

Democrats Practice Self-Destructive Politics

They're battering moderates in their own party in California and across the nation. Read story.

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