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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

Thomas Fire No Longer Number One

The Mendocino Complex fire is now the biggest in modern state history.  Read story.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Abel Maldonado Leasing Land to Pot Farmers

'My thinking has evolved,' said former lieutenant governor. Read story.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Agency Apologizes for Hard-Boiled Cascarón Tax Raid

List of Fiesta booth vendors in Santa Barbara had been given to the state tax-compliance department. Read story.

Originally published 3:24 p.m., August 3, 2018
Updated 8:07 p.m., August 3, 2018

Cascarón Sellers Raided by State Tax Agents

Fiesta State Street vendors threatened with misdemeanor permit violations and possible seizure of eggs. Read story.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

More Than Devotion Needed to Rebuild La Casa de María

Mending Montecito's 'sacred space' will cost $30 million. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Pini Dodge-'Em Game Continues

Judge orders that the receiver be paid; work progresses in dribbles. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Santa Barbara County Town Hall Meets About Fire

Fuel break, wildfire funding, and drought are the topics of discussion. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Top 10 Tips for Fixing State Street

Experts from across the country offer advice on improving Santa Barbara's main drag. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Escuelita Offers Free Westside Kids Camp

The program is run by El Centro volunteers and teen interns. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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