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Moving Back to a Montecito Danger Zone

A homeowner who lost almost everything wants to rebuild in a neighborhood where 11 people died on 1/9. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

City of Santa Barbara Approves Historic Granny Flat Ordinance

Council green-lights auxiliary dwelling units citywide, except in extreme-fire-hazard zones. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Santa Barbara City Cops Chase Away Canna-bus

The owner of the mobile dispensary is claiming ignorance. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

UC Santa Barbara Workers Join System-Wide Strike

University of California's largest employee union reveals income disparities. Read story.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Mathias Craig Honored for Environmental, Social Leadership

The Midland School alumnus embodies the campus values of environmentalism and care for the community. Read story.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

UC Santa Barbara Librarians Push for Wage Equality, Academic Freedom

Union negotiations to wrap up in the fall. Read story.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Fight for Rent Control in Cities Clears State Ballot Hurdle

More than half a million sign petitions to repeal Costa-Hawkins. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Former Police Officer Charged as Golden State Killer

A dozen murder victims included four in Goleta; dozens were raped across the state. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

State Transit Monies Pour into Santa Barbara

Grants program adds a station, electric buses, and more train service. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Mental Illness and Jail Diversion in Santa Barbara

Will Sheriff Brown’s $135-million intervention program survive budget cuts? Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Tajiguas Landfill Revamp Sucks Up Another $91 Million

New sorting and composting facilities face unforeseen costs, and tipping fees will increase. Read story.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Public, Private Schools Partner for Disaster Preparedness

Teachers, administrators, and government workers countywide are coming together to support student safety. Read story.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Gelb Pleads Not Guilty in State Street Confrontation

Isla Vista landlord was charged with disturbing the peace. Read story.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Town Hall Jumble — A Review

Answers rained down like a winter storm, but what was the question? Read story.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Judge Rules Pini Tenants ‘Substantially Endangered’

A court-ordered receiver will oversee rehabilitation of seven substandard downtown properties. Read story.

Thursday, April 26, 2018
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