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After 20 Years, Remains of Missing Santa Barbara Teen Identified

Cengiz Nuray disappeared from a Santa Cruz beach in 1995. Read story.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Man Charged with Attempted Murder of Senior Citizen

Maurice Joyles will be arraigned on Thursday for allegedly trying to suffocate an elderly acquaintance. Read story.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Police Searching for Sex Assault Victims

Aundray Richey was arrested last month and is held on $1 million bail. Read story.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Man Arrested for Attempted Sexual Assault

The suspect allegedly attacked a German tourist in her hotel room. Read story.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Homeless Shelters Go Tobacco-Free

Good Samaritan facilities also offer programs and resources to help smokers quit. Read story.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Safeway Ordered to Pay $9.87 Million for Toxic Waste Violations

Seven Santa Barbara stores are part of the settlement. Read story.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

New Undersheriff Takes Over

Barney Melekian was sworn in on Monday. Read story.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Transient Man Dies Near Pershing Park

The death is the third near the park in four months. Read story.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Crimes

A jury recently convicted Angel Medelez of abusing two teens. Read story.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Guardrail Repairs Along 101 This Week

Repairs at Los Patos Way, Salinas Street, and from State to El Sueno will close a lane. Read story.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Westmont College Upgrades Bio and Chem Labs

$750,000 grant from Fletcher Jones Foundation funds building redo. Read story.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Xanadu Bakery Closes After 30 Years

Fire in 2010 left serious construction work and legal disputes with landlord. Read story.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

UCSB Deemed a Good Value

Kiplinger Personal Finance ranks school 16th best deal. Read story.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

'Get Focused, Stay Focused' Talk Coming to SBCC

Program encourages students to plan college emphases. Read story.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Goleta's Old Town Park Discussion

Drought and water use have changed park plans; more public input desired. Read story.

Friday, January 2, 2015
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