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The Wheel Truth Behind Biking to Work

Debate continues over commuting and safety statistics. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Santa Maria Police Fatally Shoot Murder Suspect

Santa Maria police on 6/5 shot and killed a man they believe stabbed a woman to death. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Schneider Endorsed by Gay Rights Advocates

Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider issued a press release announcing she’d been endorsed by a group of prominent gay and lesbian rights advocates. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Rowse Announces Run for Reelection

City Councilmember Randy Rowse announced he intends to run for reelection this November. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Legal Defeats Cost City $1.59 Million

Legal defeats have cost the City of Santa Barbara $1.59 million over the past 12 months. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

I.V. Self-Governance Bill Clears State Assembly

The legislation that could allow a community services district to be established in Isla Vista took another step forward last week. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Suicidal Man Arrested after Standoff

Taidje Robinson had locked himself in a motel room with a loaded shotgun. Read story.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Tenths of Inches of Drought Relief

Tuesday's rainfall adds from tenths to a whole inch to parts of county. Read story.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Car Catches Fire After Plunging off Highway 154

Driver sustained only minor injuries. Read story.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Deputies Shoot Man During Traffic Stop

Oscar Moreno, 23, allegedly pointed a shotgun at one of them. Read story.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Gamers Donate $1 Million Toward Nepal Relief

Bungie customers raised money by purchasing special t-shirts and accessories for their in-game characters. Read story.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Man Suspected of Stealing $800,000 From Elderly Client

Joseph Mele allegedly used blank checks for gambling and traveling instead of investing. Read story.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Heroin Suspected in Three Deaths

A dangerously pure batch may be on streets. Read story.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Rep. Lois Capps Endorses Salud Carbajal

The nine-term congressmember lauds Carbajal for ‘reaching out’ to constituents. Read story.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Political Reaction to Refugio Oil Spill Continues

Questions raised about information, technology, and transparency. Read story.

Saturday, June 6, 2015
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