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The Soul of Solstice

Friday's special performance will connect the community and kick off Saturday's parade. Read story.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Iraq War Veteran Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

Eddie Van Tassel is accused of binding his puppy's muzzle and legs with rubber bands. Read story.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Van Do-Reynoso Named New County Health Director

She comes from Madera County. Read story.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rabobank Robber May Be Identified

Police believe man was wearing a construction worker disguise. Read story.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Invasive Tamarisk Targeted by Forest Service

The weed has spread into Los Padres and poses a fire danger. Read story.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Oprah Gives $100K to Sheriff's Office

County approves gift to substation for Montecito, Carpinteria, and Summerland. Read story.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Goleta School District Finds, Fixes Minor Lead Contamination

The highest level was discovered in a kitchen sink at Hollister School. Read story.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

State Asks for Voluntary Electricity Reductions

Two-day Flex Alert called by state Independent System Operator. Read story.

Originally published 5:11 p.m., June 19, 2017
Updated 5:51 p.m., June 20, 2017

Arrest Made in Sprint Store Burglary

Man accused in B&E on State Street in May. Read story.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Food Pantry at UCSB Reopens

Larger space built to hold growing student program. Read story.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Special-Needs Kids Get a Day of Play at Leadbetter

Best Day Foundation hosts a beach day with teams of support staff. Read story.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Castillo Underpass to Close Through August

Caltrans will pour a floating concrete slab against the water table in a project that starts Monday. Read story.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

View Jupiter Rising Tonight

Westmont College observatory hosts public Friday event. Read story.

Friday, June 16, 2017

City Trying to Abate Mobile Home Park Panic

It's working on making development laws tighter and cleaner. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., June 15, 2017
Updated 11:07 a.m., June 16, 2017

Gavin for Governor?

Newsom covers lots of ground in La Casa De La Raza visit. Read story.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
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