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Read and Eat at the Library

Renovated Central Library includes new, open spaces. Read story.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Mitchum Must Pay Capps Attorney's Fees

Judge Donna Geck ordered former congressional challenger Chris Mitchum to pay $37,757 in attorney’s fees for the defamation lawsuit he filed against Rep. Lois Capps that was thrown out of court earlier this year. Read story.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Farmers Sue Goleta Water District

A coalition of Goleta Valley farmers have sued the Goleta Water District, charging the district violated state law by adopting new drought-inspired water rates without providing the required documentation showing the new rates correspond to the actual costs of delivering water. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., September 3, 2015
Updated 3:00 p.m., September 3, 2015

County Bans RVs in Isla Vista

The Board of Supervisors took steps to amend the county code to prohibit oversized vehicles from parking in Isla Vista 10 p.m.-6 a.m. Read story.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

UCSB Pledges Big Bucks for IV Community Services District

UCSB pledged this week to contribute $200,000 each year from 2017 to 2024 to a community services district should one be established in Isla Vista. Read story.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Gaviota Development Bid Denied

Las Varas Ranch owners can't redraw lot lines for new homes. Read story.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Cottage Medical Director Wins National Award

Dr. Paul Erickson named among 16 ‘exemplary’ psychiatrists. Read story.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Haggen Sues Albertsons for $1 Billion in Damages

After store closures, Haggen says Albertsons intended to "eliminate" new competitor. Read story.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

S.B. Unified Board Director Retiring Next Year

Ed Heron said he will not seek a third term. Read story.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Jackson’s Fair Pay Act Heads to Governor’s Desk

The new bill would help close the gender wage gap. Read story.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

S.B. Search and Rescue Members Recover Hiker near Fresno

The 62-year-old woman survived nine days with two broken legs. Read story.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Body-Cam Bill Stalls

State bill to set up program for police officer body cameras stalls in Assembly. Read story.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Chumash Leader Rosa Margaret Pace Dies

Her longtime service brought running water and medical care to reservation. Read story.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Stranded Hikers Rescued in Mission Canyon

Volunteer rescuers maneuver hikers to safety with rope and anchor system. Read story.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Flood Insurance Rate Maps Revised

City and county of S.B. review meetings set for September 2. Read story.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
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