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Congress Jumps into Dodger Broadcast Dispute

Capps stays on the sidelines but calls the impasse “very unfortunate.” Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Problems with Bowl Show Parking?

S.B. High wants to end its long-standing agreement with the concert venue. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Battle for the 'Bubble Ordinance'

Anti-abortion attorney may sue city after unsuccessful negotiations. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Schools See Lots of Construction

This summer is the biggest year for construction at more than a dozen schools thanks to a bond measure passed by voters in 2010. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Judge Quashes Quazy Quaid Subpoena

Self-described “Star Whacker” targets Randy and Evi Quaid had their subpoena dreams quashed on 7/28 by Judge Colleen Sterne, who ruled that the Sheriff’s Office isn’t required to provide the couple ​— ​who fled to Canada and have warrants out for their arrest related to a 2010 squatting incident in Montecito ​— ​with documentation related to those arrests. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Four Businesses Busted for Selling Booze to Minors

Santa Barbara Brewing Company, El Torito, Benchmark eatery, and Uncle Rocco's New York Pizza sold alcohol to underage decoys. Read story.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

UCSB Researcher Examines 'Sixth Extinction Wave'

Hillary Young contributes to recent report in Science magazine. Read story.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Convicted Murderer Sues County for Alleged Jail Beating

Court documents detail the confrontation between Charles Owens and two guards. Read story.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dropping Digital Nukes in the Name of Education

NUKEMAP models explosion and fallout, and it gives relatable dimension to an abstract reality. Read story.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Meeting Congressional Candidate Chris Mitchum

Former actor looks to unseat Lois Capps in the House of Representatives. Read story.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Goleta Engineer Awarded $1.13 Million in Discrimination Case

Carlos Ortiz sued sonar equipment maker Teledyne RESON Inc. for favoring its Danish employees. Read story.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Dog Mauled to Death at County Shelter

12-year-old Kitti was killed after an employee accidentally left a kennel gate open. Read story.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Wells Fargo to Open on Milpas

Bank plans to make Milpas Street home to fourth city branch. Read story.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Two-Day Crosswalk Sting Nets 144 Citations

Pedestrian right-of-way enforced across Goleta and Santa Barbara. Read story.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Couple Arrested for Drug Sales, Child Endangerment

Armando and Jessica Arrayga were in possession of 138 grams of meth and an AR-15 rifle. Read story.

Friday, July 25, 2014
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