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Where the Buses Are

New app from Metropolitan Transit District keeps riders up-to-date; some route timings change. Read story.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Santa Maria Bank Robbery Results in Death

Deputy fires on suspect near Bradley Dip, who later dies at hospital. Read story.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Anacapa School Bobs to the Surface

Private school in danger of closing receives unexpected $1 million from anonymous donor. Read story.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Santa Barbara Lagging in Solar Installations

California’s Green Index puts county at the bottom of the pack. Read story.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Amber Alert Vehicle Found in Santa Barbara

[UPDATE] Nine-year-old boy found safe in Encino; father killed by LAPD. Read story.

Originally published 3:58 p.m., August 22, 2017
Updated 11:08 p.m., August 22, 2017

The Goodland and Pot

Goleta feels out residents on potential cannabis regulations. Read story.

Originally published 10:29 a.m., August 22, 2017
Updated 11:42 a.m., August 23, 2017

Santa Barbara Soaks Up the Great American Eclipse

Over 1,000 sky-gazers crowded the Museum of Natural History. Read story.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Miki Garcia to Leave Museum of Contemporary Art

Executive Director and Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara Miki Garcia has announced her resignation effective November 1, 2017. Read story.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Surf Beach Closure Lengthens Due to Plover Incursions

Will not reopen until September 30, the end of nesting season. Read story.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Castillo Street Underpass Open Again

Caltrans attacks water seepage problem with geothermal membrane and drains this time. Read story.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Swastika, "Trump" Graffitied Near Goleta

Separate spray paint in same area has "local Hispanic gang connotation," authorities say. Read story.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Overtime Case Settles for $6 Million

Guadalupe packing company ends class-action lawsuit. Read story.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Hollister Ranch Public Access Case Ongoing

Talks continue, but the issue may soon head to trial. Read story.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Circle V Ranch Camp Rebuild Underway

The Whittier Fire destroyed two lodges and a water facility. Read story.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

S.B. Getting First Protected Bike Lane

The route will connect the Eastside to downtown. Read story.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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