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18 Arrested in Panga Pot-Smuggling Bust

Over 3,000 pounds of marijuana was seized. Read story.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Autism Training Takes Place for First Responders

Santa Barbara County on the front lines for awareness. Read story.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Gun Buyback Returns to Earl Warren

Bring your tired, used, unwanted firearms to the showgrounds on Saturday for gift card rewards. Read story.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Report from Wine & Weed Central Coast

Lots to fear in nascent cannabis industry, but hope for collaborative future. Read story.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Attention District 3 Voters

Catch all four candidates in a candid discussion of city issues and personal quirks. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Spike in Valley Fever Not Related to Disasters

County health official said recent uptick came before this winter's fire and floods. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Central Coast Organizations Raise Money for Underserved Disaster Victims

805 UndocuFund, CAUSE, and MICOP have their sights set on an $8,000 goal. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Commuter Train Ridership Lower Than Initially Reported

A software error exaggerated the number of commuters. Read story.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

La Casa de la Raza Bankruptcy Put at Risk

Order to Show Cause request puts La Casa de la Raza bankruptcy and building sale in peril. Read story.

Originally published 4:55 p.m., May 9, 2018
Updated 1:22 p.m., May 10, 2018

Goleta's Paula Perotte Joins Race for Mayor

Two candidates vie for top spot in city's first mayoral election. Read story.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Gallo Buys Historic Santa Maria Valley Vineyard

It’s the second large land purchase in two weeks for the family-owned wine empire. Read story.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Santa Barbara's District 3 Candidates to Discuss Westside Issues

Oscar Gutierrez, Elizabeth Hunter, Ken Rivas, and Michael Vidal will join the Independent's Tyler Hayden for the Wednesday evening event. Read story.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

More Help Needed at Goleta Library

Task of barcoding items short of helping hands. Read story.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Bridges of 192 Demolition to Begin

Work starts Monday on major front-country roadway; reconstruction expected to take several months. Read story.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

County and Goleta Frown on Goleta Beach's Continued Closure

Supervisor Janet Wolf and Mayor Paula Perotte seek independent analysis of high bacterial levels. Read story.

Saturday, May 5, 2018
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