Land Transfer Approval by Bureau of Indian Affairs Vacated
Approval of Chumash transfer of Santa Ynez Valley property to federal reservation status made void.
Rains across Santa Barbara County wash bacteria to the shore; debris basins adding material to replenish beaches.
Stalemate Ends for Two of Eight Properties' Code Violation Fixes
Santa Barbara landlord funds code violation fixes on two of eight properties after 10 months' stalemate.
Landlords swap around for Goleta Old Town company on Mars InSight mission.
Budget deal passes Senate short of full funding for "the wall"; Trump will declare national emergency to get the rest.
Should Freedom Warming Centers Open at 40 Degrees, Not 35?
Should Freedom Warming Centers open at 40 degrees, not 35?
State highway 154 is closed between Lake Cachuma and Paradise Road for the indefinite future.
Multi-unit home catches fire overnight.
The Public Sends PBID Proposal Back to the Drawing Board
Spirited public discussion sends PBID proposal back to the drawing board.
Contour Airlines adds new destination out of Santa Barbara Airport.
Sheriff's deputies save a 29-year-old man on the Chumash Reservation.
Sinkhole blocks Alameda Padre Serra at Arguello Road.
Public meeting scheduled for February 12 to discuss draft findings and solutions.
Former UCSB physics prof's donation puts capital campaign over the top.
Would Be Assessed Against Business Property Owners to Add Improvements
Would be assessed against business property owners to add improvements to the area.
Artists and small groups affected by fire or debris flow can qualify.
County warns residents below burn scars that evacuation may become necessary.
[Update] Decedent identities released; third person was helicoptered to hospital.
Romero and Toro Canyon Creek bridge passage completed ahead of schedule.
Company announces hiring fair for February.
Power Company Alleges Public Entities Contributed to Risks Underlying Montecito Debris Flow Lawsuits
Alleges public entities contributed to risks underlying Montecito debris flow lawsuits.
Bank settles aggressive policy sales accusation by California Department of Insurance.
Event allows gardeners to bring and take home cuttings, seeds, plants, and more.
Removal of bridge supports at Olive Mill Road to divert traffic through Montecito.
March, June, and July given as possible completion dates by Caltrans for six bridges along the 192 through Montecito and Carpinteria.
Annual Mission Rose Garden Pruning takes place January 19; volunteers invited to bring shears and gloves.
Claims They Were Aware of Risks Underlying Original Thomas Fire and Debris Flow Suit
Claims they were aware of risks underlying original Thomas Fire and debris flow lawsuit.
Gibraltar Dam Spills, Cachuma on the Rise
Gibraltar Dam spills, Lake Cachuma is on the rise.
Combined Higher Temperatures, Santa Barbara Can Expect Both Drought and Flooding
Combined with the higher temperatures forecast, the county can expect both drought and flooding.
Opting Out Is No Longer an Option
Opting out is no longer an option.
Photographs from around Santa Barbara.
Hotel operator Gilda Cordova appointed to council; Police Chief Pat Walsh resigns.
Noon report from around downtown Santa Barbara.
Residents advised to consult Winter 2019 Evacuation Map to determine if they are in or out of the zone.
Dangerous Labrador retriever allowed to live out his life at Shadow's Fund.
Carbajal and LaMalfa sponsor bill to add 1,400 acres to Chumash reservation.
West of Goleta alerted Friday night; up to 10 inches could fall in South Coast mountains.
Agrees to penalties for programming vehicles to fool smog checks.
Saturday and Sunday's storms edged Lake Cachuma capacity upward.
Temperature Criteria Change Would Increase Nights Open
If nights increase, where would homeless people go and how would the centers operate without funding, operators ask.
Volunteers needed for Homeless Point-in-Time Count, trainings begin soon.
Sheriff's Office conducted minor decoy operation in Goleta.
High tidal flows will simulate sea-level rise on California beaches.
Innovative program receives large matching grant to provide organic vegetables to low-income patients at risk of type 2 diabetes.
Ordered 'Humanely Destroyed' for Mauling a Puppy to Death and Biting a Woman
Killed one dog and bit a person; owners plan to appeal order he be 'humanely destroyed.'
Charting the Year's Events from the Readers' Side
Charting the year's events from our readers' side.
CEC and Channelkeeper Join Ablitt's in Accepting Throw-Aways
CEC and Channelkeeper join Ablitt's in accepting clean, dry throw-aways.
Forest Service Thins to Deal with Millions of Dead Trees
Forest Service thins to deal with some of California's millions of dead trees and protect communities.
Hold rights to build five buildings in Cabrillo Business Park.
Fully 90.5 percent of plastics ever made have not been recycled.