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Deputies Meet and Greet Chumash Leadership

The Sheriff’s Office inked a contract with the tribe for deputies to patrol the reservation. Read story.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Five Flu Deaths in the County This Season

One was a person under the age of 65. Read story.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Santa Barbara Wells Part of Statewide Investigation

Feds call on state regulators to remedy issues with wastewater-injection wells. Read story.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Rest in Peace, David Carr

A small remembrance of an extraordinary talent. Read story.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Los Carneros Ramps Remaining Closed Through March

Closed for construction since last February, the ramps were originally slated to reopen this month. Read story.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Kelp Project Okayed for Goleta Beach

The Coastal Commission gave the go-ahead at its Friday morning meeting. Read story.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Damages Assessed in Boy Scout Trial

Judge Geck awards victim $775,875 against defendant Stein. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Man Arrested for Battery near Bus Depot

Eric Manzano allegedly assaulted a man who tried to stop his domestic disturbance. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Wrack Without Ruin

Hefty grant awarded to UCSB for kelp and beach food-web study; Coastal Commission looks at Goleta kelp study. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Chevy Tahoe Used in Kidnap Found

Vehicle used in robbery of Isla Vista woman located in Los Angeles. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Mission Canyon Going Multi-Modal

Council supports safer transportation plan for cars, bikes, and pedestrians. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Bici Centro Opens City College Workshop

Bici Centro and its parent organization, the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition, opened a new DIY repair shop at SBCC this week. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Home Zoning Information Reports Reworked

The city’s Zoning Information Report ​will undergo a legislative shave and a haircut. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Child Abuse Cases Decrease as Allegations Rise

Across California and Santa Barbara County, verified incidents of child abuse have decreased despite a growth in allegations, according to a presentation made to county supervisors this week. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Supes Support Fee-to-Trust Overhaul

The Board of Supervisors voted to support the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) in its efforts to lobby Congress to shake up how the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) handles fee-to-trust applications; the Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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