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Fired News-Presser Wins Pulitzer

Reporter Rob Kuznia has won the coveted prize while with the Torrance Daily Breeze. Read story.

Monday, April 20, 2015

UCSB Students Call for Tougher Rape Penalties

Alejandra Melgoza claims her rapist's school suspension has not been enforced. Read story.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Planners to Study Buildings for Seismic Risks

They'll be looking at ways to gird against possible earthquake damage. Read story.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Vulcans to Vandenberg: Beam Me Up

A shiny new kind of rocket is scheduled to launch from the Santa Barbara base in 2019. Read story.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Get Creative and Network

Santa Barbara Business Expo brings professionals and marketing together for a third year. Read story.

Originally published 6:00 a.m., April 18, 2015
Updated 1:00 p.m., April 19, 2015

San Miguel Island Body Identified

The Sacramento man was last seen sailing from the Channel Island Marina. Read story.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Medical Professionals Launch 'Strive for 95'

Doctors and county officials spread good vaccination news to prevent disease. Read story.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Dos Pueblos High School Student Arrested for Threatening Teacher and Administrator

The 15-year-old sent a series of emails Thursday morning. Read story.

Friday, April 17, 2015

One Officer Hospitalized After Two Motorcycle Cops Collide

The two were riding side-by-side at the intersection of Mission and De La Vina streets. Read story.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Supes Appointing Reps to Child Welfare Task Force

Group will give the board a report on what programs are and aren't working. Read story.

Friday, April 17, 2015

County Tweaks Road Funding Formula

Santa Barbara dealing with a $252 million maintenance backlog. Read story.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Grad Slam Rocks UCSB

Students take part in three-minute presentation finals on Friday. Read story.

Friday, April 17, 2015

'Bro'-ing Out Over Humanities

William "Bro" Adams, Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, keynotes the S.B. Education Foundation's HOPE Awards. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sansum-Cottage Merger on Hold

The feds have expressed concerns about a monopoly. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Fewer Firefighters at the Airport?

Reducing the on-call crew could save $600,000 a year. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
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