WEATHER »

News Features

With Little to No Health-Care Coverage, Uber Drivers Worry About the Flu

The independent contractors take precautions to protect their health and livelihoods. Read story.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Santa Barbara Tourism Reels, Recovers After Fire, Mudslides

The closure of Highway 101 alone meant $949,000 a day in losses in visitor spending. Read story.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Farmers See Too Much Government in Agriculture

Wages, worker exploitation, and a 'war' against Mexico come up at Santa Maria forum. Read story.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Fatal Shooting of Bryan Carreño Deemed Justified by District Attorney’s Office

Carreño was shot 20 times by five deputies. Read story.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Hart Wins Santa Barbara Democratic Party Endorsement

Santa Barbara city councilmember hasn't formally declared his candidacy for 2nd District supervisor but has filed his papers to run. Read story.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Gregg Hart Files Papers for 2nd District County Race

He would face off against Susan Epstein. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Female Students Threatened at San Marcos High School

Parents and students are demanding more information from the district. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Montecito's New Bridges to Nowhere

Six major spans have been damaged, and three need to be fully replaced. Read story.

Originally published 2:28 p.m., January 31, 2018
Updated 10:33 a.m., February 7, 2018

Santa Barbara's Drought Never Left

When bad news is good news. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Climate Change Hits Home in Montecito Disaster

The cumulative effects of drought, fire, and flood reflect the planet’s new extreme weather regime. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Montecito Repopulates This Weekend

Bucket brigade of volunteers poised to dig community out of mud. Read story.

Friday, January 26, 2018

The Life and Death of Peter Fleurat

Adventurous and congenial, Montecito resident was the kind of guy everyone wanted to be around. Read story.

Friday, January 26, 2018

How Montecito Mud Winds Up at Goleta Beach

Environmental planners call it “beach nourishment,” as the mud turns to sand. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

City and County Talk Pot Taxes

Set at 6 percent retail in city; county goes to a vote. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

How Santa Barbara County Jurisdictions Are Dealing with Marijuana Legalization

Legal tangles leave Santa Barbarans wondering: 'Dude, where's my weed?' Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., January 25, 2018
Updated 10:09 a.m., January 31, 2018
event calendar sponsored by: