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Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge Rebuild Starts

Two-year project will strengthen bridge and improve Mission Creek flow. Read story.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Man Shot by Deputies in Stolen Sheriff Cruiser Takes Plea Deal

Jeremy Bordegaray, still experiencing medical issues, will be sentenced to five years in prison. Read story.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Private College Funding for Vets

Antioch U joins Yellow Ribbon Program and adds tuition grants. Read story.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Singer Detained During UCSB Concert

Mac DeMarco was detained on stage after he jumped onto the ceiling rails after crowd surfing. Read story.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Four Men Arrested for Two Home Invasions in Isla Vista

Sheriff's officials say the four Central California men targeted Isla Vista, twice. Read story.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Road Work Projects Planned This Week

Some highway lanes will be closed during overnight hours starting on Sunday. Read story.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Giraffe Named Buttercup Born Thursday

A fourth Masai giraffe arrives at S.B. Zoo. Read story.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Bike Sting Snags Drivers, Riders

Two-day enforcement results in 87 citations. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

UCSB Long-Range Plan Wins Approval

California Coastal Commission greenlights 15-year expansion. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Macias Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Gang leader had been convicted for kidnapping, extortion, torture, and drug sales. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Wadford Pleads Not Guilty to Murder

He allegedly stabbed Angela Laskey to death last month. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Camp 4

A Santa Barbara Superior Court judge last week dismissed a lawsuit filed against Chumash leadership by activist group Save the Valley, which alleged that the tribe wrongfully failed to sign its Williamson Act contract for the 1,400-acre Camp 4 property, purchased in 2010. Under Williamson, the tribe receives decreased tax rates. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Officer Wojo Retiring

Beloved cop the heart and soul of Police Activities League (PAL). Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

New Bike Station Coming to Transit Center

The Santa Barbara City Council approved spending $348,000 to construct and install a new “bike station” at the Transit Center by Chapala and Figueroa streets, providing enclosed, secure parking for as many as 30 bicycles at any time. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

S.B. Joining National Campaign to Reduce Homelessness

Santa Barbara County will join other jurisdictions nationwide in participating in two programs aimed at significantly reducing homelessness, including among veterans, in the near future. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
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