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City Tax Receipts Go Up

Healthy growth seen in recent reports of sales and transient occupancy taxes collected from 2014. Read story.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Goleta 101 to Be Resurfaced

Freeway work will improve lanes, supports, and guardrails. Read story.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Senior Tax Opt-Out for Measures A and B

Forms are currently available at Santa Barbara Unified School District. Read story.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Stabbing in Isla Vista

A UCSB student is in the hospital in stable condition, and an 18-year-old Reseda man is in County Jail. Read story.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Santa Barbara Teen Diagnosed with Mysterious Illness

Doctors say Grace Fisher may have acute flaccid myelitis. Read story.

Friday, January 23, 2015

King Tide Project Samples Sea Rise

Channelkeeper envisions potential climate change effects during highest tides of the year. Read story.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Goleta Sues State Lands Over Ellwood Well

City’s lawsuit claims the commission violated environmental laws in approving Venoco oil project last month. Read story.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Miramar Approved, but Not So Fast

One Montecito family says they plan to challenge the decision over parking concerns at their vacation home. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Police Identify Isla Vista Threat Suspect

Cal Poly student raised alarms last weekend with social media post. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Granny’s Field Murder Defendants Take Deal

Three men pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, and all will serve up to six years in prison. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Affordable Care Act Enrollments Way Up

In the year since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, 34,000 county residents have enrolled in MediCal and another 16,000 have become insured through Covered California. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Lynda.com Gets $186 Million Investment

Lynda.com announced an investment of $186 million led by TPG, a global firm that manages $65 billion in assets. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

County Bids Farewell to Fire Chief

The Board of Supervisors and County Fire personnel on Tuesday bid farewell to outgoing Chief Michael Dyer, who retired on 1/16 after 36 years in public safety and five-plus years heading the department. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Jordano's Gets $10.6 Million Property

The S.B.-based food and beverage giant plans to build a distribution center Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Showdown at Slippery Rock

Goleta Water District to sue ranch owners to stop Montecito water sales. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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