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Jennifer Parks, 'A Servant's Heart'

A video portrait of this Local Hero from our 2016 roster. Read story.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Foodbank CEO Spending One Month Eating on $6.46 a Day

Follow Erik Talkin’s 30-day Food Security Challenge as he tries to answer the question: “Is it possible to eat healthy on a food stamp budget?” Read story.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

VIDEO: Crazy Close Call During Road Bike Race

A pileup nearly throws a racer off a bridge. Read story.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Dennis Apel | Living Their Truth

A video portrait of this Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Belief in God, Climate Change Not Mutually Exclusive

Evangelical scientist Katharine Hayhoe reaches climate change deniers through the Bible. Read story.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Venoco's Expansion Plans Dead in the Water?

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom appears to have sunk the company's proposal. Read story.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Kilian Garland Takes Home Sixth Rincon Win

Catherine Clark sweeps women's division in this weekend's Rincon Classic. Read story.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Kristianne Clifford: Prison Reform Advocate

A video portrait of this Local Hero from our 2016 roster. Read story.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Revival of I.V. Community Center Moves Forward

Construction is expected to begin this June. Read story.

Originally published 11:30 a.m., February 7, 2017
Updated 12:20 p.m., February 9, 2017

Magda Barnes: Clean Laundry For The Homeless

A video portrait of this Local Hero from our 2016 roster. Read story.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

UCSB Alum Falls to His Death

Recent grad tumbles from second-floor balcony to parking lot. Read story.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Former Sheriff John Carpenter Dies

Elected to post 1970-1991, main jail is named for him. Read story.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Earthquake Grant Expanded for Homeowners

Santa Barbarans can qualify for up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit. Read story.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Joan Fairfield: Comfort for Violent Crime Victims

A video portrait of this Local Hero from our 2016 roster. Read story.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Rob Rebstock Surfs His Last

Universally liked attorney dies in waves off Hollister Ranch. Read story.

Friday, February 3, 2017
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