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Local Fundraises for Classmate Killed in 1970 Car Crash

Curtis “Chipper” Nelson’s death at Cliff, Flora Vista Drives inspired building of stoplight. Read story.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Adams Calls On Community to Make Something

The school’s summer Maker Challenge encourages families to get building. Read story.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Dying Trees Shut Down Los Padres Campsites

At Figueroa Campground alone, rangers are removing 128 trees killed by drought, bark beetle infestation. Read story.

Friday, July 8, 2016

UCs Admit for 2016

Over 100,000 may enter a UC this fall. Read story.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Sherpa Fire 96 Percent Contained

Hand crews working to put out remaining hot spots. Read story.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Montecito Water Board Settles Lawsuit with Polo Padrone

Pat Nesbitt filed a class action challenge on behalf of ag operators. Read story.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

More Privacy for S.B. Monitoring of State Vaccination Law

Students' names and identifying information will be redacted in records given to Public Health. Read story.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Local Sister City Committee Wins International Recognition

Nonprofit praises diplomacy between Santa Barbara and Puerto Vallarta. Read story.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Grand Jury Faults Lompoc Unified School District

Board of Education member’s spouse given unfair benefit, charges report. Read story.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Man Accused of Murdering His Brother

Enrique Herrera, 28, suffered fatal injury in alleged assault. Read story.

Originally published 5:08 p.m., July 5, 2016
Updated 1:41 p.m., July 7, 2016

Two Wanted Suspects Arrested Thursday

Narcotics land two in jail; child sex-trafficking leads to one arrest. Read story.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Program Awarded for Reducing Toxic Emissions in S.B. Channel

Slower ship speeds save whales, shows report by Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies. Read story.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Goleta Ranked California’s 50th Safest City

Carpinteria joins the Good Land as 60th safest in state. Read story.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Dick’s Sporting Goods Wins Bid for Bankrupt Sports Authority

Pennsylvania-based athletics chain weeks from sealing the $23-million deal. Read story.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

SBCC Seeks Community Input

Superintendent/President Dr. Anthony Beebe asks for opinions on college's strengths and weaknesses. Read story.

Sunday, July 3, 2016
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