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City on Vision Quest for State Street Revival

Leaders also mull ways to protect our economy from the next disaster. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Santa Barbara County Fast-Tracks Rebuilding for Montecito

Supervisors voted 5-0 to streamline permitting rules in wake of 1/9 Debris Flow Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Register to Vote by May 21

The statewide district primary election is on June 5. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Temporary Psychiatrists Fill Mental Health Void

Santa Barbara Country is feeling effects of nationwide shortage. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Coastal Commission Has Concerns with Gaviota Coast Plan

Gaviota stakeholders claim the state authority is overreaching. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Refugio Oil Spill Focus of Criminal Trial

Open arguments were presented Monday on the pipeline rupture. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Last Weekend's Gun Buyback Put 260 Firearms Out of Commission

The police department traded gift cards for guns. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Platform Holly Meeting, Part 2

State Lands reports to Goleta City Council on plugging and abandoning, and a hydrogen sulfide monitor. Read story.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

What’s Next for Platform Holly?

A State Lands Commission meeting presented updates on Venoco’s old facilities Read story.

Originally published 5:27 p.m., May 16, 2018
Updated 5:14 p.m., May 18, 2018

Coastal Commission Denies County Ban on Short-Term Rentals

The commission supports affordable lodging along the coast. Read story.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

El Centro Building Red-Tagged for Unpermitted Construction

City says the contractor has a history of working beyond scope of his permits. Read story.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Student Found Dead near Harbor

High school teenager victim of apparent suicide. Read story.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sexually Transmitted Diseases on the Increase in Santa Barbara County

Overall cases are up, though young women and newborn infections are down. Read story.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Isla Vista Child Care Center Hosts Ribbon-Cutting

New space for toddlers will accommodate 10 more kids. Read story.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Isla Vista Community Services District Pushes Again for Taxation

Funds would pay for public parking, community center, policing programs, and other services. Read story.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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