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San Marcos Student Receives $40,000 Edison Scholarship

Alexis Villa-Tavera plans to study engineering at UC Santa Cruz. Read story.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Drug, Guns Dealer Takes Plea Deal

George Jolly faces 10 years in state prison. Read story.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Oil Company Sued for Ventura Discharges

EDC alleges California Resources Company didn't properly monitor runoff. Read story.

Friday, April 15, 2016

City Water Rates Set to Spike

Residents may soon see an overall 21 percent increase in their bills. Read story.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Domestic Dispute Leads to Wanted Couple’s Arrest in Orcutt

Jose Villareal, reportedly armed with BB gun and sword, barricaded himself at home. Read story.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Remembering an Architectural Visionary

Reginald Davis Johnson helped shape Santa Barbara’s visual identity. Read story.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

[UPDATE] Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Highway 101

Driver was police lieutenant returning home from work. Read story.

Originally published 11:39 a.m., April 13, 2016
Updated 3:38 p.m., April 13, 2016

Sheriff Brown Climbs State Sheriffs’ Association Ranks

He was elected First Vice President by Sheriffs from 58 California counties. Read story.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Alisal Struck with Norovirus Again

Brings in outside contractors for intensive cleaning. Read story.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Social Media Threat Monday at Goleta Valley Junior High

District releases statement 24 hours later on unspecified "threatening message." Read story.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Philadelphia Flyers Owner Ed Snider Dies

Philanthropist helped fund Goleta's Ice in Paradise. Read story.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Students Push for Ethnic Studies in S.B. High Schools

“Ethnic Studies Now” fundraiser opens dialogue, draws crowd to La Casa de la Raza. Read story.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Car Catches Fire in Laguna Street Carport

Property damage reported but no injuries in “fairly routine” blaze. Read story.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Mission Showcases 6-Year Restoration

National Park Service grant, Pearl Chase Society fund historic landmark’s conservation. Read story.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Santa Maria Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure in Orcutt

Nathan Taylor, 32, allegedly masturbated in front of a juvenile. Read story.

Monday, April 11, 2016
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