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Santa Barbara's New Morning Train Service Has Been Getting Big Turnout

More than 1,000 people have already signed up for the free 10-trip pass. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Renovation Meeting Planned for Thousand Steps

Community plan calls for adding steps, repairing steps, and installing handrails. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center Offers Free Cancer-Detection Program

The free service focuses on early detection and prevention based on family history. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Veterans Qualify for Free Senior Social Programs

Friendship Center locations in Goleta and Montecito offer support groups and socializing. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Walking Company Goes Chapter 11

With new equity and financing, the shoe company plans to be back on its feet within 90 days. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Anacapa Street Gridlock Expected

Pavement repairs to close down a lane for two days the week of April 2. Read story.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Mural Submissions Wanted

The Granada Theatre puts out a call for artists to paint passageway. Read story.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Body Found on Carpinteria Beach

[Update] Identified to be 37-year-old Santa Barbara woman. Read story.

Originally published 3:05 p.m., March 27, 2018
Updated 6:24 p.m., March 28, 2018

Santa Barbara Joins In to 'March for Our Lives'

Young people lead nationwide protest to pass legislation banning assault weapons. Read story.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Observed Altercation Leads to State Street Car Chase

Crash at De la Vina and Alamar precedes hours-long search for occupant. Read story.

Originally published 3:44 p.m., March 23, 2018
Updated 10:54 p.m., March 27, 2018

Evacuees Across Santa Barbara County Allowed Back Home This Evening

Mandatory evacuation order lifted for all burn areas. Read story.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

New Scam Involves 'Ground Stability Testing'

Fake 'land tech' tried to enter a home on the Westside. Read story.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Gun Restraining Order Used 20 Times in Santa Barbara County

Only Los Angeles County used the order more frequently. Read story.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

City Extends Permit Fast-Track Program

Storefront vacancies have dropped 2 percent since program launched in August. Read story.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

California Pre-registers 16- and 17-Year-Old Potential Voters

Initiative added 88,700 potential voters; more than a thousand added in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
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