News Briefs

'A Day Without a Woman' Called for Wednesday

International Women's Day to be celebrated with rallies and work and economic walkouts. Read story.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Lead-Ammo Ban Takes Effect for Turkey Hunters

Wild turkey season opens with new ammunition law in force. Read story.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Couple Arrested in Santa Maria Death

Early morning homicide took place behind Elmer's bar. Read story.

Originally published 2:28 p.m., March 6, 2017
Updated 11:00 a.m., March 7, 2017

Public Asked to Opine on Goleta Planning Department

Citygate hired to gather information on department staff interactions with stakeholders. Read story.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Daytime Parking Sought by Shelter Program

New oversize vehicle regulation puts RV dwellers in a tight spot. Read story.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Despite Rains, Vegetation Dry in Places

Recent fire at Vandenberg caused by downed power line. Read story.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Federal Court Sides with Former News-Press Employees

Ruling upholds previous finding of unfair labor practices by owner Wendy McCaw. Read story.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Deputy Fights with Two Suspects

Suspected DUI hit-and-run turns into melee. Read story.

Originally published 4:28 p.m., March 2, 2017
Updated 7:54 a.m., March 5, 2017

Oil Protest at UCSB

Students, electeds, and activists say no to more oil drilling in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Originally published 3:28 p.m., March 2, 2017
Updated 4:24 p.m., March 2, 2017

A Short History of Goleta's District Elections

The current demand, to be discussed at City Hall March 7, is the third time up for the city. Read story.

Originally published 2:15 p.m., March 2, 2017
Updated 11:11 a.m., March 4, 2017

Harbor Dredging Scheduled

The big February 17 storm clogged the entrance with sand. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Geis Appointed to I.V. Community Services District

The county's recently retired auditor-controller will tackle the funding a dilemma. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Jail Gets New Medical Provider

California Forensic Medical Group replaces Corizon Health Inc. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Displaced Montessori Families Form New School

All five teachers and all five staffers were retained. Read story.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Lompoc 'Man of Year' Gets Life for Child Molestation

Anthony Durham repeatedly abused two granddaughters over a four-year period. Read story.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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