News Features

Experiencing Life in Deportation Nation

An interview with sociologist and author Greg Prieto. Read story.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Laura's Law Program Praised by County 

The Assisted Outpatient Treatment program tackles serious mental-health issues. Read story.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Runner-Up Protests City Pot Pick

SGSB says retail selection result was "manifestly unfair." Read story.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Bellosguardo to Host Big-Bucks Gala

The private, black-tie fundraiser is set for October 14. Read story.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Longtime Fiesta Soldados Given the Boot 

Ousted Marc Martinez said Old Spanish Days has become "less inclusive."  Read story.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Electricity Bailout?

Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson squares off against Governor Jerry Brown. Read story.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Abel Maldonado Confronts Cannabis Questions

Inspectors visited 30 acres in San Luis Obispo County. Read story.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Making State Street Great Again

City Hall hosted a packed meeting on downtown woes. Read story.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Saving Mountain Dwellers from Wildfire

Will more fuel breaks on San Marcos Pass protect them? Read story.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Goleta Limits Accessory Dwelling Units to 800 Square Feet

The city followed most of the state's ADU rules, though two large projects swept through before the ordinance was completed. Read story.

Monday, August 13, 2018

SBCC Promise a Draw for High School Grads

Program offers two free years to dedicated students. Read story.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Santa Barbara Mariachi Festival Funds American Dream

The well-attended concert showcased scholarships for young students. Read story.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Audit Springs a Fine on Roger Aceves and a $12,000 Bonus

Goleta council and mayor campaign-contribution rundown. Read story.

Originally published 6:30 a.m., August 10, 2018
Updated 9:05 a.m., August 10, 2018

Current Regional Drought Worst in Recorded History

Planners started releasing water from Lake Cachuma Read story.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Edison to Shut Down Power During Extreme Fire Weather

The utility company deems the drastic measure the 'lesser of two evils.' Read story.

Thursday, August 9, 2018
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