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California Shoots for 1.5 Million ZEVs by 2025

Zero-emission vehicles seen as antidote to climate change and oil dependence. Read story.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

SBCC Offers Alternate Transport Choices

City College encourages substitutes for driving to and parking on campus. Read story.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

CSU Channel Islands's First President to Retire

Richard Rush raised the school's profile and leaves a rich legacy. Read story.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Summerland Beach Closed

Closed for strong petroleum odors and tarry surf. Read story.

Originally published 5:00 p.m., August 21, 2015
Updated 5:11 p.m., August 21, 2015

Woman Shoots Self in Goleta Shopping Center

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call from a woman who had shot herself in the stomach in the University Plaza Shopping Center. Read story.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Man Killed in Traffic Accident

On Paradise Road near Red Rock, a 2002 Ford Mustang went over the side of a cliff killing the driver yesterday. Read story.

Originally published 4:30 p.m., August 21, 2015
Updated 9:00 a.m., August 22, 2015

The Price of Paradise

Concerned citizens weigh in on short-term vacation rentals. Read story.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Details on Plane Crash Victim Grow More Unsavory

Like unlicensed pilot, passenger in Los Padres crash had history of fraud. Read story.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Fire Velo Rides Through S.B. Friday

The cycling team comes through town on a mission to raise funds to fight cancer. Read story.

Originally published 7:00 p.m., August 20, 2015
Updated 5:32 p.m., August 21, 2015

Montecito Fire District's Roy Jensen Dies

The "mayor" of Montecito leaves a legacy of community service. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

SB Metropolitan Transit District Increases Service Near UCSB

University funds additional transportation for expected student influx. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Community College Sexual Assault Bill Heads to Governor's Desk

Bill would give community colleges jurisdiction in off-campus sexual assault cases. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Tar from Refugio Spill Found in Orange in June

Orange County sample tested by Unified Command confirmed to be from Plains pipeline spill. Read story.

Originally published 3:25 p.m., August 20, 2015
Updated 7:00 a.m., August 21, 2015

Buelltonites Hash Out Vacation Rentals Ordinance

Neighbors decide future of the vacation market in the Santa Ynez Valley. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

David Crosby Donates to Senior Housing Project

First contributor to the Rona Barrett Foundation's Golden Star campaign. Read story.

Thursday, August 20, 2015
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