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Firestone Beer Maker Donates $250,000 to Trump

Family trust which Adam Firestone sits on wrote a $250,000 check to the inauguration committee. Read story.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Self-Mutating Microbes Discovered

Tiny archaea found to be able to split their genes and target genetic mutation. Read story.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Habitat for Humanity Helps Three Families Build a Better Life

Latest build site announced in Carpinteria. Read story.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Carpinteria Bank Robbed

Man hits Montecito Bank & Trust branch; police request public assistance. Read story.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Wadford Switches Plea to Guilty in Fatal Stabbing

Takes second-degree murder plea in killing of ex-girlfriend. Read story.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Chamber Orchestra Suspends Operations for 2017-18

Decision pending on future for Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Judge Sides with Senior Housing in Granny's Field Dispute

Goleta had tried to deny water service to the proposed project. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

School District Lays Off 29

Most are secretaries, teaching assistants, and curriculum specialists. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Phillips 66 Declines to Challenge Oil Train Denial

But a lawsuit still lingers. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Teachers to Receive Two-Percent Raise

They agreed to not open salary negotiations for the 2017-18 school year. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

State Auditor Blasts UC Budgeting Practices

Claims the Office of the President secretly squirreled away $175 million in reserves. Read story.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wendy Won’t Appeal

McCaw owes back pay of $2 million to former 'News-Press' employee. Read story.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sewage Spill Closes Goleta Beach

Caution for contamination cleaned up at Nogal and Nueces Drive in Hope Ranch Annex. Read story.

Originally published 1:44 p.m., April 26, 2017
Updated 1:58 p.m., April 27, 2017

Minor Fire Breaks Out at The Brewhouse

They will have to be closed for a few weeks. Read story.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Santa Barbara Foresters Moving to Pershing Park

The summer baseball team was evicted from UCSB after playing there for 26 years. Read story.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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