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Internship Instead of Field Work Offered

Paid work in D.C. for qualified children of migrant farmworkers. Read story.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Authorities Cracking Down on ATVs

Many have complained about quad use near the Lompoc riverbed. Read story.

Friday, December 26, 2014

County Unemployment Figures a Mixed Bag

Latest numbers reveal an overall decrease from last year, but increases in some areas. Read story.

Friday, December 26, 2014

EDC Sues EPA Over Storm Water Runoff

Environmentalists accuse feds of "foot-dragging" approval of better standards. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Bike Giveaway Brings Christmas Joy to 20 Kids

Twenty kids got shiny new bikes last Saturday during the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition’s second annual A Bike 4 Christmas event. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

City Acquires 14 Acres of Creek Land

A 14-acre stretch of land on Arroyo Burro, near the intersection of Foothill and Barger Canyon roads, now belongs to the City of Santa Barbara’s Creeks Division. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Warming Centers Open Wednesday and Thursday

Four of the county’s 18 warming centers will open their doors Wednesday and Thursday nights, offering indigent residents shelter on Christmas Eve and Christmas. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

School Distrcit Refinances Bond

The Santa Barbara Unified School District refinanced a portion of a general obligation bond passed in 2000 reducing the gross debt service to taxpayers by about $2.39 million. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Interview to Screen in Santa Barbara

UPDATED: Metropolitan Theatres to show comedy about assassinating North Korean dictator. Read story.

Originally published 3:40 p.m., December 23, 2014
Updated 11:15 a.m., December 24, 2014

City Holiday Closures

Emergency services open, city admin closed. Read story.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Youth Football Prez Charged with Embezzlement

Tyrome Lee is accused of stealing more than $20,000. Read story.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Bizarre Accident Leaves Truck On Top of Truck

Drunk driver caused a pile-up Monday afternoon. Read story.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Fire at Goleta Laundromat

Small blaze knocked down; no other businesses affected. Read story.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

SBPD Scores $213,000 for Bike and DUI Programs

Money will go toward outreach and patrols. Read story.

Monday, December 22, 2014

S.B. High Senior Wins National Award, Gets Full Ride to College

Jackie Cabral is headed to Tufts after a long-shot bid at a super competitive grant. Read story.

Monday, December 22, 2014
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