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Sheriffs Weed-Whack 400,000 Pot Plants

It was possibly the largest bust in state history. Read story.

Monday, November 5, 2018

'We Had a Deal with Dario,' but Now They Don't

Tenants struggle with the receiver on a Pini property that might be demolished. Read story.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

News Commentary: Harsh Online Ad Roils School Board Race

A negative social media ad has introduced a sudden note of bitter acrimony into a school board race that has been singularly civil. Read story.

Friday, November 2, 2018

UCSB Prof Talks New Ruth Bader Ginsburg Book

Jane Sherron De Hart demystifies the Notorious RBG. Read story.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Train Advocate Rewarded, at Last

Dennis Story received recognition for his persistent work to bring the early morning train. Read story.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Montecito Nonprofit Applies for Debris Nets Ahead of Winter

Emergency measure seeks to mitigate a repeat of 1/9 Debris Flow. Read story.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

New Police Station Could Displace Downtown Fixtures

Lawn bowlers, farmers dispute proposed locations. Read story.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Over a Thousand Gather in Santa Barbara Synagogue to Mourn Pittsburgh Victims

The Jewish community came together in solidarity against hate and anti-semitism. Read story.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Montecito Firefighters Honored for Valor

Maeve Juarez and Andy Rupp awarded for 1/9 rescues. Read story.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Board of Education to Vote on Ethnic Studies

The board will vote on November 13 to incorporate ethnic studies as a high school requirement. Read story.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Court Rules to Protect Sleeping in Public

Santa Barbara city parks subject of ongoing debate. Read story.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Candidates Decline Invite to Student Forum

Half the field opts out. Read story.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

'Las Noticias' Lands Chamber of Commerce in the Outs

Candidate endorsement restrictions in Goleta backfire. Read story.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

State A.G. Receives Complaint Against Bellosguardo Foundation

The nonprofit is accused of shirking its mission and catering to the rich. Read story.

Originally published 9:50 a.m., October 31, 2018
Updated 4:01 p.m., November 1, 2018

Santa Barbara Foundation Unveils New Strategic Priorities

Their focus is on the most vulnerable residents and working families. Read story.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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