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Police Responding to Shots Fired in Mission Canyon

[UPDATE] Call of street fight leads to discovery of uninjured man suffering possible mental health issues and controlled substance use. Read story.

Originally published 4:04 p.m., July 19, 2016
Updated 2:00 p.m., July 20, 2016

Two Hikers Rescued on Cathedral Peak Trail

They took a wrong turn and stranded themselves on a cliff. Read story.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

New Conservation Center Opens at Botanic Garden

Facility named after John C. Pritzlaff launched July 13 on land destroyed by Jesusita Fire. Read story.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Motorcyclist Killed in Orcutt Crash

SUV driver Garrett Alford, 31, arrested for DUI. Read story.

Originally published 11:22 a.m., July 18, 2016
Updated 3:11 p.m., July 18, 2016

Pseudo-News: Anti-Pokémon Backlash Roils City Hall

Fantasy play evokes fantastic facts. Read story.

Monday, July 18, 2016

805 Area Code No More?

In 2018, we’ll be dialing area codes for all local calls. Read story.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Funding Secured for UCSB Wetlands Restoration

North Campus Open Space project treks the long road to Coastal Commission. Read story.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Crooked-Neck Giraffe Skeleton Now on Display

Gemina “reminds us all that being different is just fine,” says zoo. Read story.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Brown Pelican Results Are In

Crowdsourced population count in May a part of ongoing studies. Read story.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

S.B. Man Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Juan Perez, 56, charged with manslaughter. Read story.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Forest Officials Reopen Some Areas Near Pine Fire

Full containment expected July 17. Read story.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Shark Sighting Shuts Down Carpinteria Beach

Swim and paddle events cancelled during junior lifeguards competition. Read story.

Friday, July 15, 2016

I.V. Elementary Parents Critique New Storke, El Colegio Intersection Design

Concerns remain about schoolchildren crossing the busy roads. Read story.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Brown Signs Bill to Recognize Marriage Equality in Language

Words like “husband” and “wife” will be changed to “spouse.” Read story.

Friday, July 15, 2016

UPDATE: Hit-and-Run Kills 88-Year-Old Man

Suspect vehicle a late-model, maroon Chevy pickup truck with front damage. Read story.

Originally published 2:03 p.m., July 14, 2016
Updated 12:37 p.m., July 15, 2016
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