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City Toughens Aggressive Panhandling Laws

Expands hours banning people from sitting or sleeping on the sidewalk. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Edison Spending $12 Million on Downtown Repairs, Upgrades

Southern California Edison promised to spend $12 million on downtown Santa Barbara grid improvements over the next two years. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Cuyama Pool Fixes Expected to Finish in 2017

Reconstruction of the Cuyama pool complex should be finished by early 2017, with the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday okaying the solicitation of construction bids. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Big Bucks Requested During Budget Workshop

During last week’s three-day budget workshop, ahead of final decisions to be made at the end of the fiscal year in June, multiple requests were made by department heads for more money. Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Winemaker Arrested for Meth Possession

Deputies said they found 7 grams of methamphetamine in Jacob Lindley's car. Read story.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Highway Crawls Overnight

Pavement repairs through Montecito slow traffic to one lane. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 p.m., April 15, 2015
Updated 9:00 a.m., April 16, 2015

Tax Deadline Today

Post offices on regular schedules; Montecito outlet open till 9 p.m. Read story.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Laura Capps 'Seriously' Pondering Run for Congress

The daughter of longtime Rep. Lois Capps said she "will have a decision to share soon." Read story.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Firefighters Begin Month of Drills

The county department's training kicks off at Cachuma Lake. Read story.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Das Williams Announces Run for County Supervisor

The state assemblymember is making a bid for the 1st District seat. Read story.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Should Guadalupe Lose Its Cityhood?

The Grand Jury calls for an end to its multi-million dollar "shell game." Read story.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Diving for Debris

Under-harbor cleanup seeks participants. Read story.

Monday, April 13, 2015

High Fire Season Starts Monday

Area fire agencies call for extra caution on hot, windy days. Read story.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Man Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty

Eight dogs had been found uncared for in his truck on Bath Street. Read story.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Isla Vista Skateboard Assault

Man and woman battered during snatch and grab. Read story.

Friday, April 10, 2015
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