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Campaign Finance Information en Español

Donors to candidates for California state office now disclosed in Spanish. Read story.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

'Politics, Sex, and Cocktails' Raises Dough for Action Fund

Planned Parenthood hosts electeds and supporters at live auction atop the Canary. Read story.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Child Annoyance Suspect Sought

Saturday incident involved home entry blocks from Hollister Elementary. Read story.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Old Oil Well Cleanup Bill Headed to Gov's Desk

Would plug leaky abandoned wells like those in Summerland and Ellwood. Read story.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Alisal Bridge Earthquake-Proofing Starts Monday

Work will close lanes partially and take six months to complete. Read story.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Wildfire Basic Training Offered to Women

Los Padres teaches hands-on firefighter field school for seasonal work. Read story.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Santa Barbara and Goleta Hospitals Receive Five Stars

Cottage hospitals listed among best in the country, according to federal ratings. Read story.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Full Rey Fire Containment Predicted by Next Wednesday

Crews batted back the blaze where it jumped Mono Creek. Read story.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Rey Fire Closes Large Part of Santa Barbara Backcountry

Los Padres National Forest makes area around fire a "no go" zone. Read story.

Originally published 11:00 a.m., August 26, 2016
Updated 12:10 p.m., August 26, 2016

Rey Fire Jumps Mono Containment Lines Thursday

A spot fire ignited east of Mono Creek pushes the Rey Fire beyond the planned containment line towards Agua Caliente Canyon. Read story.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Rey Fire: Thursday Afternoon Update

Fire jumps Mono Creek to the north; drones repeatedly invade airspace. Read story.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Bar Fire in Refugio

UPDATE: Crews quickly contained the blaze and, as of 8 p.m., are in mop-up mode. Read story.

Originally published 5:33 p.m., August 24, 2016
Updated 7:34 p.m., August 24, 2016

Feds Notified of Intent to Sue over Fracking at Offshore Platforms

Center for Biological Diversity claims Endangered Species Act violations. Read story.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Teacher Tenure Still on the Books

Santa Barbara teacher's union reacts to the state Supreme Court decision. Read story.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Smash 'n' Grab Suspects Sought

Keg N Bottle burgled, public help requested Read story.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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