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Mellow Deltopia Again This Year

Thousands swarm Del Playa, with slightly higher citations and injuries, and fewer arrests, compared to 2016. Read story.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Church Burglary Suspect Apprehended

Man found on two occasions in churches with broken windows. Read story.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Schoolkids Learn 'Cinderella' and Prokofiev

Arts program at Granada Theatre holds live dance performance by State Street Ballet. Read story.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Isla Vista Beaches Closed for Floatopia

UCSB diverts students with events. Read story.

Originally published 11:59 a.m., April 7, 2017
Updated 9:42 a.m., April 9, 2017

Food for the Undocumented

Carp farmers, members of Indivisible help families afraid to re-register for food stamps. Read story.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Gag Order Sought in MS-13 Murder Case

Defense attorneys claim statements by DA, police chief are preventing a fair trial. Read story.

Friday, April 7, 2017

New I.V. District Board Snarled in Procedure

Funding, interns, and structure debated toward midnight. Read story.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Blush Restaurant + Lounge Closes

The State Street eatery suddenly closed Tuesday. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

California Holds Its Breath on Gas Tax Vote

Transport tax passes; Santa Barbara County could gain $135 million for roads and transit. Read story.

Originally published 4:11 p.m., April 6, 2017
Updated 9:53 p.m., April 13, 2017

Teachers Protest for Pay Raise

Contract negotiations stalled after the district offered zero pay raises. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Let There Be Water

Cachuma half full thanks to winter rains. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Man Drowns While Trying to Help Young Girl

Crescencio Ramos Ramirez, 33, was a father of two. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Former Dancer Sues Spearmint Rhino

Alleges she couldn't take breaks and didn't receive overtime pay. Read story.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Big Battery Storage in Goleta Proposed

Receives initial environmental approval with mitigations. Read story.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Forest Service Shelves Plan to Widen Wildfire Fuel Break

Environmental groups had sued over concerns of impact to rare wildlife. Read story.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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