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Plan for Santa Barbara Salamanders Released

The draft outline for how to protect the endangered California amphibian is open for public comment. Read story.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Gas Prices Rebound

Shortage due to refinery problems and stronger crude prices combine to raise California gasoline costs. Read story.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Vaccination Mandate Bill Advances

Personal belief exemptions eliminated in new proposed law. Read story.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Capps Introduces Bill to Halt Offshore Fracking

More environmental review is needed, she says. Read story.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Commercial Burglary Suspect at Large

Police seek identity of man seen on security footage from Santa Barbara markets and restaurants. Read story.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Missing Goleta Man Was Murdered, Found in Vegas

Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate details surrounding Peter D’Orazio’s death. Read story.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Number of Jail Inmates from State Drop in Number

Fewer state prisoners released to County Probation than anticipated. Read story.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Video of Arrest Appears to Show Officer Knock Phone from Bystander's Hands

The Police Department says it has launched an internal investigation. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Bee Swarm Closes San Pascual Street

Tree trimmers disturb hive; one stung 30 times. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Princeton Review Ranks UCSB Among Country's Greenest Colleges

UCSB got another green feather in its cap last week, placing third in the Princeton Review’s list of Top 50 Green Colleges Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Covered California Deadline Extended

Uninsured California residents will get a “second chance” to apply for coverage. Read story.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

‘Black Robe’ Therapy for Mentally Ill Put on Ice

“Not yet,” county supervisors tell supporters of Laura’s Law. Read story.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Six Thomashefsky Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis

The CDC is working to determine if the doctor infected them, or if the patients had prior, existing infections. Read story.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Race With Grace on Sunday

A benefit run this weekend for the 17-year-old girl diagnosed with a rare paralyzing illness. Read story.

Tuesday, April 21, 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
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