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Santa Barbara Gang Member Arrested After Downtown Fight

Christopher Lyn Manson III, 26, charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Read story.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

More Work for Winery Ordinance

County Planning Commission requests more info and study as vintners and concerned neighbors chime in. Read story.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Illegal Fireworks Land Santa Maria Man in Jail

Samuel Albrecht, 22, is being held without bail on two arrest warrants, fireworks charge. Read story.

Monday, June 27, 2016

[UPDATE] Brush Fire Contained on Cat Canyon Road

Eighteen-acre blaze started at ERG's Cat Canyon oil field. Read story.

Originally published 2:37 p.m., June 27, 2016
Updated 9:34 a.m., June 29, 2016

'Open' Internet Upheld in Court

On appeal, broadband service deemed a public utility. Read story.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Grand Jury Reports Jail Booking Procedure Faults

Medical prescreen routines lack guidelines to ensure complete evaluations. Read story.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Child Molester Faces 125 Years

Norbert Cruz, 55, convicted of crimes against his former foster daughter. Read story.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Sherpa Fire: Friday Morning Update

The cost from the incident is $18.1 million. Read story.

Originally published 11:12 a.m., June 24, 2016
Updated 1:24 p.m., June 24, 2016

Lake Cachuma Hits All-Time Low

The “driest five years on record” force emergency pumping barge to move. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Chihuahua Dies After Weeks of Abuse

Alleged killer Kyle Barbre is still being held on a $20,000 bail. Read story.

Originally published 2:20 p.m., June 23, 2016
Updated 4:59 p.m., June 23, 2016

Oil Spill Reported in the City of Ventura

The crude oil was stopped before it hit the ocean. Read story.

Originally published 10:28 a.m., June 23, 2016
Updated 11:30 a.m., June 23, 2016

Capps Joins Gun Control Sit-In at Capitol

The measure would limit the sale of firearms to people on the "no-fly" list. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

County Delays Decision on Zip Line Project

Neighbors have complained about the 20-line proposal. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Supervisors to Consider Small Pay Raise

Would equate to a one percent hike. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Winery Not Allowed to Sell Wine

County cites "undue concentration" of alcohol purveyors in Los Olivos. Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
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