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County Management Will Get Pay Raise

County department heads, assistant department heads, and managers will receive a one percent salary increase effective immediately, the board voted 4-1 on Tuesday; Supervisor Peter Adam voted no. Read story.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Hundreds Gather to Remember Chris Whitcraft

Memorial party at Skofield Park features icons of Central Coast and California winemaking. Read story.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

NASA Blasts CO2 Monitoring Satellite into Space

Successful launch comes four years after expensive failure. Read story.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Beach Sampling Results, 6-23

All clear in this week's beach testing results. Read story.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Deltopia Arrestee Back in Court

Foot Patrol officer and medic describe incident in preliminary hearing. Read story.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Tank Fire Rips Through University Reserve

Fire at Coal Oil Point erupts in dramatic fashion but no homes threatened; impact could be felt for years. Read story.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Brush Fire Breaks Out at Coal Oil Point

No structures threatened; law enforcement investigating “suspicious subject” in the area. Read story.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Isla Vista Man Accused of Rape Appears Court

His roommate took the stand and delivered disturbing testimony. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Officer Injured at Deltopia Takes to the Stand

Incident that touched off Deltopia riot this spring described. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Summer Program Kicks Off for Underprivileged Kids

The camp will be held at four sites stretching from Carpinteria to Goleta. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Suspension Rates Decreasing, Study Says

Santa Barbara reports 10 percent drop from last year. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

City Customers Not Saving Water During Drought

Latest conservation numbers fall way short of goal. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Families of Isla Vista Victims Call Out Sheriff's Office

In an interview with the Washington Post, the parents of Elliot Rodger’s three stabbing victims said they’re frustrated by how the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office has handled the case, criticizing the agency for not yet telling them how their sons were killed over a month ago. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

UC Creates Task Force to Combat Sexual Violence

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced the creation of a task force to prevent sexual violence on campuses. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

City Officials Reviewing Car Camping Ordinances

City officials will be reviewing local ordinances banning car camping to determine if they still pass legal muster in light of the appeals court ruling last week declaring Los Angeles’ ban unconstitutional. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
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