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Santa Barbara County Cases of Distemper and West Nile Reported

West Nile can affect humans; distemper can infect domestic dogs. Read story.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Santa Ynez Residents Accuse Williams of Conflict of Interest

Amid donations from various native tribes around California, some residents have called for Williams to recuse himself. Read story.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Five People Arrested Following Goleta Beach Stabbing

Four of the suspects are minors. Read story.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Pianos Depart State Street

At two weeks, it was the longest installation to date. Read story.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Congressman Salud Carbajal and Senator Kamala Harris Introduce Central Coast Heritage Act

Seeks wilderness designation for 250,000 acres of public land. Read story.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Bad Vibrations Strike Goleta

Road grinding transmitting noise much farther than anticipated. Read story.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Somerset to Close

High-end Anapamu Street restaurant will remodel toward more casual concept. Read story.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

New Produce-Protective Coating Promises to Double Food's Shelf Life

Santa Barbara–based ag-tech firm unveils Edipeel for organic and conventional growers. Read story.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Baby Otters Born at the Santa Barbara Zoo

Squeaks in a nest box announce newborns to zookeepers. Read story.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Giant Sea Bass: For Lunch or Dive Buddy?

UCSB study examines alternate values of big fish species. Read story.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Woman Veers off 101 in Early Morning Traffic Fatality

Collides with tree just north of Garden Street. Read story.

Originally published 11:30 a.m., October 13, 2017
Updated 11:52 a.m., October 13, 2017

Robbery Suspect Leads Deputies Down the 154

Plows into cars, gate, and tree before being arrested. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Red Flag Fire Conditions Called for Santa Barbara

Wind and dry weather warning issued for Thursday night through Saturday morning in coastal and mountain areas. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Santa Barbara Vintners Start NorCal Wildfire Fund

Winemakers partnering with Direct Relief to raise money for Sonoma/Napa victims. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Survey Flight Detects Lingering Whittier Fire Hotspots

But they don't pose a risk to nearby communities, district ranger says. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
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