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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

Santa Barbara a Hub for Human Trafficking

The number of identified victims has increased, and Rita McGaw supervises a program that connects them with services. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Housing Authority Breaks Ground on 90 Units

The project is designed for low-income seniors. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Health Community Pantry Provides Ongoing Resources on Westside

Santa Barbara's densely populated Westside neighborhoods have been mostly underserved. Read story.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Trail Alliance Enters Hollister Ranch Lawsuit

A group of nonprofits have teamed up to legally scrutinize the public-access settlement. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Judge Fast-Tracks Brent Fox to State Psychiatric Hospital

The mentally ill Santa Ynez resident was charged with assaulting officers. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., July 26, 2018
Updated 10:27 a.m., August 10, 2018

Is High-Density Housing Project Too Big for the Neighborhood?

Son of ‘the Marc’ comes downtown; 52 apartments proposed for Anapamu Street. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Fight for State Street

Our report on why Santa Barbara's main drag Is suffering and suggestions on how to fix it. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2018
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