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School District Tackles $2.5 Million Problem

Teaching positions and operating budgets are getting chopped. Read story.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Transgender Community Space Opens

Lisa's Place is one of a kind. Read story.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

White Mallow Makes Miraculous Return

Flowering plant hadn't been seen on Channel Islands in more than a century. Read story.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

County Increasing Building Permit Fees

For a 2,000-square-foot home, that translates to a $2,380 increase. Read story.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

SBCC Closes Due to Power Outage

Classes uninterrupted at Schott and Wake campuses. Read story.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Business of Cannabis Highlights

MIT Enterprise Forum delivers a few surprises. Read story.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Two Die on San Marcos Pass

[UPDATE] Decedents in sedan that crossed median on 154 identified. Read story.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Did the Ides of Trump Hit a Million?

Organizer Zack Kushner estimates it did. Read story.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Journalism in the Era of Fake News

Christina Bellantoni advised how to spot fake news outlets: "Those are the ones with the belly fat ads on them." Read story.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Schools Impacted by Birthrate Slump

Through 2030, the district is looking at an enrollment drop of more than 15 percent. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Judge Lets Plaintiff Beef Up Vacation Rental Lawsuit

Also rules against city's anti-SLAPP allegations. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Museum of Contemporary Art Moving to Funk Zone

Nonprofit recently purchased Anacapa Street plot for $3.5 million. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

County Homeless Count Tallies 1,489 People

City of Santa Barbara has most with 790 individuals. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

County Conducting Tsunami Awareness Campaign

Maps of inundation zones and disaster plans will be provided. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Retail-Office Buildings Planned for Site of Old Greyhound Station

The depot, targeted by vandals, was demolished last month. Read story.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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