News Briefs

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

Ocean-Air Carbon Dioxide Chemistry Experiment

UCSB's Tim Devries decodes the variability of CO2 absorption. Read story.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Man Killed by Amtrak Train

[UPDATE] Police have released identity of man who appeared to be trying to beat train across Montecito Street. Read story.

Originally published 4:36 p.m., February 24, 2017
Updated 9:42 p.m., February 24, 2017

Welcome to the Department of Food Security

What does the term "food insecurity" really mean? Read story.

Friday, February 24, 2017

City to Discuss De la Vina Bridge Replacement

Meets at Peabody Charter School on Tuesday. Read story.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Gary Sangenito, "He Shows Up"

A video portrait of Gary Sangenito, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Friday, February 24, 2017
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