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Temporary Psychiatrists Fill Mental Health Void

Santa Barbara Country is feeling effects of nationwide shortage. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Coastal Commission Has Concerns with Gaviota Coast Plan

Gaviota stakeholders claim the state authority is overreaching. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Coastal Commission Denies County Ban on Short-Term Rentals

The commission supports affordable lodging along the coast. Read story.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Student Found Dead near Harbor

High school teenager victim of apparent suicide. Read story.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sexually Transmitted Diseases on the Increase in Santa Barbara County

Overall cases are up, though young women and newborn infections are down. Read story.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

18 Arrested in Panga Pot-Smuggling Bust

Over 3,000 pounds of marijuana was seized. Read story.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Autism Training Takes Place for First Responders

Santa Barbara County on the front lines for awareness. Read story.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Gun Buyback Returns to Earl Warren

Bring your tired, used, unwanted firearms to the showgrounds on Saturday for gift card rewards. Read story.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Report from Wine & Weed Central Coast

Lots to fear in nascent cannabis industry, but hope for collaborative future. Read story.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Attention District 3 Voters

Catch all four candidates in a candid discussion of city issues and personal quirks. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Spike in Valley Fever Not Related to Disasters

County health official said recent uptick came before this winter's fire and floods. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Central Coast Organizations Raise Money for Underserved Disaster Victims

805 UndocuFund, CAUSE, and MICOP have their sights set on an $8,000 goal. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Commuter Train Ridership Lower Than Initially Reported

A software error exaggerated the number of commuters. Read story.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

La Casa de la Raza Bankruptcy Put at Risk

Order to Show Cause request puts La Casa de la Raza bankruptcy and building sale in peril. Read story.

Originally published 4:55 p.m., May 9, 2018
Updated 1:22 p.m., May 10, 2018

Goleta's Paula Perotte Joins Race for Mayor

Two candidates vie for top spot in city's first mayoral election. Read story.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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