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Cleveland Principal on Medical Leave

Cleveland Elementary School principal Cynthia White was placed on immediate medical leave this week for undisclosed reasons. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Trader Joe's Recalls Walnuts

Five types of the nuts could possibly be tainted with Salmonella. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Free Tax Assistance by the Best

Dons Net Café offers to do low-income individuals' tax returns and can help alums with theirs. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Commission for Women Releases Gender Analysis

Women fill 39 percent of appointments to the city’s and county’s 103 boards and commissions, according to a recent analysis by the county’s Commission for Women. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

False Alarm at Neverland Ranch

Prank call prompts big emergency response. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Orcutt Mom Believed to Have Kidnapped Daughters

Michelle Gibbs and her children were last seen on 2/26 after a custody hearing. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Let Ian Cutler Sell Booze?

The Santa Barbara distiller and dozens of other craft liquor makers would benefit if proposed state law passes. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

NLRB Accuses the News-Press (Again)

Re-issues decisions charging paper with labor law violations. Read story.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Luncheon Rallies Support for Female Politicians

The annual Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee event highlighted the need for more women — and Latinos — in area government. Read story.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

VIDEO: Elections Held at Santa Ynez Chumash Reservation

Vincent Armenta re-elected tribe's chair. Read story.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Having a Drink, Could Land You in the Clink

If whisky tipsy or beerly buzzed, get home via designated driver. Read story.

Originally published 6:00 a.m., March 17, 2015
Updated 11:00 a.m., March 17, 2015

Baby Girl Giraffe Born Saturday

Newborn may be in a public pen as early as next week. Read story.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Island Fox Recovery Could Mean Delisting

Once facing extinction, the health of the petite canid species is a success story. Read story.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Another Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Carpinteria Church

Two victims of youth minister Louis Bristol join a third woman in allegations of negligence and fraud. Read story.

Monday, March 16, 2015

TED Talks Santa Barbara

Join the sold-out Vancouver crowd at a live broadcast. Read story.

Sunday, March 15, 2015
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