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Lucidity Festival Lobbies for Legal Dishwashing

Organizers of this year’s Lucidity Festival have teamed up with the county’s Public Health Department and an environmental consulting company called Sudbusters to create a dishwashing pilot program in the name of sustainability and reduced waste. Read story.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Cruise Ship Passengers and Crew Sick with Stomach Flu

The Public Health Department is monitoring the outbreak. Read story.

Originally published 11:30 a.m., April 9, 2014
Updated 2:00 p.m., April 9, 2014

City Inspectors Go After Pini Building

They said the Chapala Street structure was not safe for habitation. Read story.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Adelante School Soars Through Charter Renewal

Last area of improvement is racial and ethnic makeup. Read story.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

CA Coastal Commission To Review Paradiso Appeal

CA Coastal Commission may offer last chance to bring a halt to the Paradiso development. Read story.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

SBCC Bond Measure on November Ballot?

Trustees have until June 26 to file the resolution with the county. Read story.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Farr Reacts to Deltopia Riot

Supervisor blames outsiders for this weekend's Isla Vista disaster. Read story.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Public Help Sought in State Street Attack

Santa Barbara police request the public's help in identifying a suspect in an attempted sexual assault on the 700 block of State Street. Read story.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Weekend Oil Spill at Venoco

Three barrels' worth of oil leaked at Venoco's Ellwood Onshore Oil and Gas Facility in the early evening of Saturday, March 29. Read story.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Isla Vista Beaches Closed for Deltopia Weekend

County shuts down all beaches near UCSB for fifth year in a row in hopes of deflating party. Read story.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Forest Plans Burns

Controlled burns will be conducted in the Los Padres National Forest for the next few weeks. Read story.

Friday, April 4, 2014

ECO:nomics Kicks Off at Bacara

Wall Street Journal's annual business/environmental conference is this week; updates from Thursday. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

New Goleta School Board Member Chosen

Luz Reyes-Martin named interim trustee. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

SWAT Arrest on Las Positas Place

The suspect is a 35-year-old man who has had previous contact with law enforcement. Read story.

Originally published 11:00 a.m., April 3, 2014
Updated 4:00 p.m., April 3, 2014

Covered California Deadlines Bumped Two Weeks

Surge of enrollments statewide trigger extension; plus, how does Santa Barbara stack up? Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Vaud and the Villains

This 19 piece 1930s New Orleans orchestra and cabaret will ... Read More