Blanca Garcia

News Reporter

Recent Stories

Oversized Vehicle Parking Ban Extended

New rule affects Isla Vista, Vandenberg Village, and Butterfly Beach.

Alvarado Endorsed by Capps, Lurie for School Board

He's running against seven other people for two open seats.

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Posting Bail for S.B. County’s Undocumented ICE Detainees

One Hometown Organization Helps Keep Residents Out of Detention Centers

How Anahi Mendoza and a Santa Barbara County organization help win bail for residents in ICE detention centers.

Section 8 Applications Reopened for First Time in Four Years

The city's Housing Authority is providing new incentives to landlords.

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Luis Miguel Plays the Bowl

El Sol-the Sun-de Mexico Reaffirms Title with New and Old Songs

He played songs off his most recent album and old classics that reaffirmed his title of “El Sol.”

Pending Legislation Promotes Gender Diversity

SB 826 Would Require Women on Corporate Boards

SB 826 would require women on corporate boards. 

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100 People Are Homeless and Evicted

Lompoc Riverbed Community Offered Services but Not Housing

A Lompoc riverbed community is offered services but not housing.

Curbing Crime with Children's Books

Bookstore Opens Inside Santa Maria Library

Public lending library opens used bookstore.

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New Fire Chief for Carpinteria-Summerland

Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District is welcoming Greg Fish as its new fire chief.

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Santa Barbara Renters Share Horror Stories

Forum Focuses on Tenants’ Rights and State Rent Control Legislation

Forum focuses on tenants’ rights and state rent control legislation.

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