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Library Director to Retire

Irene Macias hangs up her book bag. Read story.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Son of County Supervisor, Goleta Councilmember Arrested on Drug, Gun Charges

Richard Farr found with 50-plus pounds of marijuana and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. Read story.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Police Pursuit Ends in Driver-Inflicted Stabbing

After swerving into CHP Officer, Ford truck driver intentionally wounds himself. Read story.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Missing Child Found in Siskiyou County

Three-year-old boy, abducted by mother, reunited with father. Read story.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Ad Campaign Seeks to 'Rebrand' Isla Vista

Creator says commercials show "what Isla Vista was and can become again." Read story.

Friday, September 4, 2015

California Campaign Contributions Disclosed

New search tool gives public access to campaign finance data. Read story.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Santa Barbara Attorneys File Whistleblower Lawsuit against Haggen

Employee who challenged overpricing says she was forced to retire. Read story.

Friday, September 4, 2015

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
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