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Marriott Hotel Near Airport Voted In

Despite community concerns, Goleta City Council approved a 118-room Marriott Residence Inn near the Santa Barbara Airport at Hollister Avenue and Robin Hill Road. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Diablo Can Take the Shakes, Say New Reports

Both the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and PG&E issued reports concluding the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant is designed to withstand any ground shaking delivered by the Shoreline Fault. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Legislative Summit Visits a Host of Issues

Drought, the minimum wage, Goleta Beach, and Measure M top Goleta Chamber's Legislative Summit agenda. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New Bicycle Buffer Law

A new state law requiring motorists to give bicycle riders a three-foot cushion when passing goes into effect October 1. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Cabrillo Bridge Build Gets Funding

City approves $18 million for Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge; construction to begin next month. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Bike- and Pedestrian-Friendly Old Town Goleta to Be Studied

Goleta to conduct engineering and traffic studies in Old Town to make it more bicyclist and pedestrian friendly. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Ernie Salomon Splits from 'No on S'

Candid public access host and hyperlocal crusader announced he is separating from the grassroots campaign against an SBCC bond measure. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Man Hit and Killed by Train

The incident is being investigated as a suicide. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Red Flag Warning Now Includes South Coast

Heat and wind are expected through the end of the day Tuesday. Read story.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Man Robs State Street Bank

Police release surveillance photo to help track him down. Read story.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Negligence Lawsuit Proceeds Against City

Man sued after he fell on his bicycle on uneven pavement. Read story.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

“Humanity is Borderless” Vigil Scheduled for Saturday Night

Immigration activists call for reform. Read story.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Trees Being Cut Down at UCSB

Removal of 15 old eucalyptus sparks outcry. Read story.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Super Aerodynamic Solar Car Stops in Santa Barbara

Dutch students touring West Coast to show off four-seater 'family car.' Read story.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Red Flag Warning Extended Through Tuesday Night

Hot and dry conditions worry fire officials. Read story.

Monday, September 15, 2014
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