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Land-Use Zoning Change Leads to Lawsuit
Land-use zoning change leads to lawsuit.
Krav Maga Brings Real-World Technique to Santa Barbara
For a workout or self-defense, Krav Maga teaches all levels.
Around 300-500 pounds of pot were seized from the evacuated Bella Vista Drive home.
Evacuation Orders and Warnings Lifted; Winds Expected to Pick Up Wednesday Night
While some evacuation orders and warnings were lifted, winds are expected to pick back up Wednesday night.
Administration Offers Employees Two Days' Paid Administrative Leave as Thomas Fire Burns
Administration offers employees two days' paid administrative leave as Thomas Fire burns.
As of Thursday Morning, it Stands at 242,500 Acres, is 30% Contained
As of Thursday morning, it stands at 242,500 acres and is 30% contained.
Checking In with Goleta’s Volunteer-Run Bunny Shelter
Rabbits and guinea pigs get proper care at this nonprofit shelter.
Victim’s Family Says More Children May Be at Risk
The victim’s family says more children may be at risk.
Fire Crews Prepare to Defend Montecito, Plan to Catch Blaze at Gibraltar
Fire crews are preparing to defend Montecito and plan to catch the blaze at Gibraltar.
So far, 18 people have arrived from Ventura.