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Drug Disposal Box Placed at Police Department

Public may dispose of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter meds. Read story.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Poor Air Quality Predicted for County

Summer fires and heat can combine for respiratory problem–causing smog. Read story.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Rep. Lois Capps Attends Her Fifth National Democratic Convention

Comments on speeches and relationship with Clintons. Read story.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Child Porn Extradition Leads to Sexual-Abuse Arrest

A Lompoc Unified School District employee awaiting extradition is newly charged. Read story.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Death by Cop?

Officer-involved shooting in Santa Maria agitates community. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Three ICE Arrests in Santa Barbara

SoCal operation yields 112 total detentions. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Short-Term-Rental Regulations Drafted

Planning Commission hears staff report and public comment August 3. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Highway 101 Phase 3 Starts This Fall

Linden and Casitas Pass interchanges projects in Carpinteria are next. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Ag Losses from Sherpa Fire Amount to Millions

Farmers and ranchers suffer crop and rangeland damage. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Vandenberg Shoots Wide

Concerned scientists union reports missile-defense system unreliable. Read story.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

County Jail Inmate Attempts Hanging, Assaults Custody Deputies

Three officers sent to hospital for injuries and released. Read story.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Three Companies Receive Clean Energy Awards

They're changing the world one photon or scum pond at a time. Read story.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

George Leis Joins Montecito Bank & Trust

Union Bank official crosses to locally owned bank as chief operating officer. Read story.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

S.B. Street Medicine Mobile Clinic Hits the Road

New unit adds Doctors Without Walls medical outreach to people who live and sleep on the street. Read story.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Suspected Child Molester Arrested Downtown

Police credit citizen reports with locating suspect quickly. Read story.

Monday, July 25, 2016
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