News Briefs

Off-Duty Cop Stops Hate-Fueled Murder Attempt

Francisco Diego, 40, accused of racially motivated hate crime against S.B. homeless man. Read story.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Sherpa Fire Costs Top $16 Million

Authorities remain mum on its cause. Read story.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

City Supports Landfill Plan

County will deliberate over the final contract on July 12. Read story.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Legal Settlement Opens Free Parking Near Los Padres Trailheads

Lawsuit argued hikers shouldn't have to purchase an Adventure Pass. Read story.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Lead Ammo Phase-Out Starts Second Phase

Shotgun hunters now required to use non-lead ammunition. Read story.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Foresters, Team USA Bring Their Show to UCSB

USA wins Dodger Stadium showdown, 10-6. Rematch Wednesday. Read story.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Santa Barbara Gang Member Arrested After Downtown Fight

Christopher Lyn Manson III, 26, charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Read story.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

More Work for Winery Ordinance

County Planning Commission requests more info and study as vintners and concerned neighbors chime in. Read story.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Illegal Fireworks Land Santa Maria Man in Jail

Samuel Albrecht, 22, is being held without bail on two arrest warrants, fireworks charge. Read story.

Monday, June 27, 2016

[UPDATE] Brush Fire Contained on Cat Canyon Road

Eighteen-acre blaze started at ERG's Cat Canyon oil field. Read story.

Originally published 2:37 p.m., June 27, 2016
Updated 9:34 a.m., June 29, 2016

'Open' Internet Upheld in Court

On appeal, broadband service deemed a public utility. Read story.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Grand Jury Reports Jail Booking Procedure Faults

Medical prescreen routines lack guidelines to ensure complete evaluations. Read story.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Child Molester Faces 125 Years

Norbert Cruz, 55, convicted of crimes against his former foster daughter. Read story.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Sherpa Fire: Friday Morning Update

The cost from the incident is $18.1 million. Read story.

Originally published 11:12 a.m., June 24, 2016
Updated 1:24 p.m., June 24, 2016

Lake Cachuma Hits All-Time Low

The “driest five years on record” force emergency pumping barge to move. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
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