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Man Found Dead at Airport Was Firefighter

Daniel Corrigan, 35, had been a firefighter for eight years and is survived by his pregnant fiancée and their son. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Concerns Alive at First SBCC Facilities Workshop

Administrators cite need for more classrooms; speakers worry about loss of classes. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Vandenberg Analyst Arrested for Sex with Minor

Authorities say Matthew Zigan hosted parties with underage teens. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Danish Ambassador Cuts Ribbon on Solvang's Copenhagen House

Peter Taksoe-Jensen welcomes new exhibit of Danish jewelry, Nordic daggers, and Viking war uniforms Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Chickenpox Breaks Out in County

Rash and fever illness primarily found in unvaccinated schoolchildren. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Body Found at Airport

A 35-year-old man was found dead in his car; no foul play suspected. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

New Tax for $400 Million in Repairs?

City contracts with polling firm to determine the public's level of support. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Camp 4, Take Two

Congressman introduces second bill to annex Chumash land. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Homeless Count Data Released

1,455 people, most of them mentally ill, live on Santa Barbara's streets. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

New Bill Targets Spotty 9-1-1 System

Das Williams says routing issues can and should be fixed. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Councilmembers Clash over Milpas Business District

Murillo condemns PODER's picket of El Bajio restaurant. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Supes Celebrate New Pescadero Lofts

County supervisors celebrated last December’s opening of the Pescadero Lofts apartment complex in Isla Vista, which has housed 32 formerly homeless people. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Consulting Firm Chosen to Study 233 New Oil Wells

The environmental analysis of ERG Operating Company’s plan for 233 new cyclic-steaming wells on its Cat Canyon Oil Field property will be handled by Aspen Environmental Group, a consulting firm with offices across the state and in Arizona. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Ship-Slowing Program Saving Blue Skies, Blue Whales

The results are in for a trial incentive program to slow cargo ships in the Santa Barbara Channel, and they show the effort is already saving blue skies and blue whales, a coalition of government and nonprofit groups announced this week. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Badly Burned Teen Took the 'Fire Challenge'

The 14-year-old junior high student was listed in critical condition. Read story.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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