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Jackson's Paid Family Leave Bill Passes Legislature

Would extend job protection to workers at smaller companies. Read story.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Santa Barbara Attorney Wins $15.6 Million from MetLife

Plaintiff had invested life savings in worthless securities promoted by managing partner. Read story.

Monday, September 12, 2016

MTF Hosts Annual BBQ

Leading volunteer trail organization holds its annual BBQ on Saturday, September 17 to benefit our local trails. Read story.

Monday, September 12, 2016

September Is Pedestrian Safety Month

Santa Barbara law enforcement cracking down on vehicle-pedestrian laws. Read story.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Fire Inspection Scam Suspect Arrested

DA alleges 834 companies paid for services they did not receive, 10 in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

MTD Awarded $5.6 Million

Transit District plans to buy 14 new buses with DOT grant. Read story.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Protest Planned for County Jail in Unison with Nationwide Strike

On the 45th Anniversary of the Attica prison riot, PODER plans to stand in solidarity with protestors nationwide. Read story.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Rally to Stop Dakota Pipeline Saturday

Santa Barbara activists join Standing Rock Sioux to protest oil pipeline. Read story.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Fatal OD in Isla Vista

SBCC student death sixth in five years. Read story.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Ex Parte Coastal Commission Bill Thrashed

Would have prevented private meetings with commissioners. Read story.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Police Union Strikes Deal for 9 Percent Increase

POA quietly bargains with city on new contract. Read story.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Noise Patrol Set Up for SBCC Neighborhoods

College and police organize Student Neighborhood Assistance Program. Read story.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Gaviota May Be Designated Scenic Highway

Proposal goes to Board of Supervisors October 4. Read story.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Speed Limits Drop on Handful of Santa Barbara Streets

Affects La Colina, Yanonali, Loma Alta, De la Vina segments. Read story.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Santa Barbara DA Named Head of POST Commission

Joyce Dudley appointed to law enforcement training standards commission. Read story.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
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