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Paraglider Killed in Sunday Accident Identified

Dr. Ron Faoro, 60, was a popular veterinarian at St. Francis Pet Clinic. Read story.

Originally published 9:30 a.m., March 2, 2015
Updated 10:40 a.m., March 2, 2015

South Coast Commercial Market Stays Hot

Close to half-a-billion in commercial real estate sold in 2014. Read story.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Injection Well Bill Proposed to Protect Groundwater

New rules introduced to monitor groundwater at belowground oil facilities. Read story.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Cox Condemns FCC's Net Neutrality Vote

The telecom company calls the new policy "unnecessary government overreach." Read story.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Four Spelling Bee Champs Headed to State Match

The elementary and junior high school kids proved their way with words. Read story.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Ramp, Lane Closures Starting Sunday

Upgrades to signs and lights along the freeway are planned. Read story.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Partial Overnight Closures for 101 Carpool Lane

Installing signs and striping is the final work on the lane, which opened last September. Read story.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Rapist Sentenced to 30 Years to Life

Raul Yescas III was convicted on two rape charges. Read story.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Arson Threat Nets Five Years' Probation

Montecito jeweler David Tallman pleads guilty in July incident. Read story.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Police Investigating Possible Murder

Bloody body found near Yanonali and Quarantina streets. Read story.

Originally published 9:00 a.m., February 27, 2015
Updated 2:00 p.m., February 27, 2015

Second UCSB Frat Closed in Three Months

The international office and UCSB officially shut down Phi Sigma Kappa after multiple policy violations. Read story.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Volunteers Assemble Direct Relief Medical Backpacks

The field supplies are heading to 160 health centers across the country. Read story.

Friday, February 27, 2015

City Studies New Off-Leash Areas

On the short list of options are Dwight Murphy Field, Ortega Park, MacKenzie Park, and the Sheffield Reservoir Open Space. Read story.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Higher Bail Denied for Man Charged with Beating Girlfriend and Puppy

Duanying Chen faces counts of domestic violence, animal cruelty, and dissuading a witness. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Cottage Hospital Holding Breast Milk Donor Drive

On Friday, nursing moms can help make sure premature babies have all the supplies they need. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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