News Briefs

Jon Peterson Departs Habitat for Humanity

Takes a post with Covenant Trust Company of Chicago. Read story.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

St. George Files Suit Against Gelb for Unpaid Debt

Pair of Isla Vista landlords in legal tussle over property sales costs. Read story.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Helicopter Hits Electrical Wires, Starts Small Fire

A crop duster hit power lines in Ellwood Canyon. Read story.

Friday, April 20, 2018

County Accountant Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $2 Million

Forensic audit discovers almost 300 false invoices filed over nine years. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Los Padres ForestWatch Opposes Logging in Condor Country

Timber companies target 2,800 acres of trees near Mt. Pinos along the Tecuya Ridge. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Lawmakers Move to Impede Offshore Oil Leases

A pair of bills aim to counter the federal government's new push for production. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

More Money Available for Santa Barbara County's Disaster Victims

The United Way is giving to Santa Barbara nonprofits and offering direct cash grants. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Santa Barbara's Commuter Train Brings Solid Ridership and Timely Service

The first two weeks of service have seen a daily average topping 180 riders. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Animal Care for New Cuyama

County Animal Services will host free and discount pet services on April 22. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Goleta's Library Is Seeking Volunteers

As it separates from Santa Barbara, help needed to change barcodes. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Running for Office in Goleta

Goodland Coalition holds how-to on running and serving the City of Goleta. Read story.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Goleta's Mayor and Council Races Filling Out

So far, one candidate each for two council seats and mayor's spot. Read story.

Originally published 3:19 p.m., April 16, 2018
Updated 4:06 p.m., April 16, 2018

Macing Incident at State Street Hamburger Restaurant Causes Controversy

Despite questions of legality, no charges against live video streamer. Read story.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Music Academy Announces New Season, New Partnership

London Symphony Orchestra to host fellows and perform in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Democrats Endorse Eddie Hsueh in Sheriff's Race

Central Committee says he shares their "Democratic values and priorities." Read story.

Thursday, April 12, 2018
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