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Goleta Sues State Lands Over Ellwood Well

City’s lawsuit claims the commission violated environmental laws in approving Venoco oil project last month. Read story.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Miramar Approved, but Not So Fast

One Montecito family says they plan to challenge the decision over parking concerns at their vacation home. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Police Identify Isla Vista Threat Suspect

Cal Poly student raised alarms last weekend with social media post. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Granny’s Field Murder Defendants Take Deal

Three men pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, and all will serve up to six years in prison. Read story.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Affordable Care Act Enrollments Way Up

In the year since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, 34,000 county residents have enrolled in MediCal and another 16,000 have become insured through Covered California. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lynda.com Gets $186 Million Investment

Lynda.com announced an investment of $186 million led by TPG, a global firm that manages $65 billion in assets. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

County Bids Farewell to Fire Chief

The Board of Supervisors and County Fire personnel on Tuesday bid farewell to outgoing Chief Michael Dyer, who retired on 1/16 after 36 years in public safety and five-plus years heading the department. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Jordano's Gets $10.6 Million Property

The S.B.-based food and beverage giant plans to build a distribution center Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Showdown at Slippery Rock

Goleta Water District to sue ranch owners to stop Montecito water sales. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Goleta Approves New Apartment Complex

76-unit apartment structure slated for 6830 Cortona Drive Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Capps and Gaskin Talk College

They mull details of Obama's proposed plan to make two years free. Read story.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Enviro Groups Rally Against Fracking

Two events continued the conversation about controversial drilling techniques. Read story.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Forest Service Seeks Female Firefighters

"Boot camp" held over four days to graduate on-call help. Read story.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Dead Sea

UCSB researchers' new study foresees negative climate change effects on ocean life. Read story.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

I.V. Shooting Victim's Father Joining Capps for State of the Union

Richard Martinez is working with the congressmember to make gun safety a national priority. Read story.

Monday, January 19, 2015
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