Under the watch of People's Self-Help Housing, Villa la Esperanza is fixed up and enlarged.
Condor number 933 successfully hatches and flies in the county.
New UCSB study determines less potable groundwater exists than previously thought.
County requests citizen help to collate and distribute information.
City Council votes for an immediate but possibly temporary ban while pilot program is developed.
Tempers Mount in Dario Pini Receivership
Tempers mount as fighting slows progress in Dario Pini receivership on Santa Barbara properties.
Uncommonly Well-Told Tale
An uncommonly well-told tale of a bodyguard and classically trained pianist Don Shirley.
Those living below burn scars advised to take action, review new hazard-zone map, be prepared.
PATH Santa Barbara and Freedom Warming Centers will be available.
Much respected as a good and fair guy.
Death of Beloved Jazz Teacher Mourned
Santa Barbara mourns the death of beloved jazz band conductor and teacher.
Caltrans updates Montecito bridge repairs after damage from debris flow.
Noninvasive alcohol-detection device wins multiple awards.
Public Comment Heavily Against Electric 'Menace'
City Council to consider an emergency ban on December 4.
No Contamination Cases in Santa Barbara County So Far
No cases of E. coli contamination in Santa Barbara County so far.
Predicted rainfall opens bad-weather shelters in Santa Barbara County.
Relief workers met Tesla technology in Puerto Rico and brought it back to headquarters.
Lawsuit Claims Certain Casinos Violate State Law
Lawsuit claims certain casinos violate state law.
Kids Camp Was Damaged by Whittier Fire
The kids camp facility was damaged by the Whittier Fire.
Fracking Permits Enjoined by Federal Judge
Offshore fracking permits enjoined by federal judge.
Joins six other California transit groups to be greenhouse-gas free by 2030.
SoCal Edison Faces Lawsuits from Fire Victims and Investors
SoCal Edison faces lawsuits from fire victims and investors.
The topic goes next to potential Goleta branch library cities.
Pretend to have a delivery that just needs some cash or a wire transfer.
Highway 101 to the south opens; death toll at Camp Fire rises.
Highway 101 remains closed between Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village; Highway 1 also closed at Pt. Mugu; nearly 300,000 under mandatory evacuation orders.
Environmental Initiative Works to Find Conservation Improvements with Positive Economic Benefits
Environmental initiative works to find conservation improvements with positive economic benefits.
Second fire breaks out near Simi Valley.
Wind gusts over 40 mph propelled a fire on the western edge of Newbury Park into a blaze of 10,000-plus acres within two hours.
School officials keep campus open; Sheriff's Office increases patrols.
Protest planned for De la Guerra Plaza on Thursday at 5 p.m.
State Lands holds Town Hall to brief residents on current status of Venoco bankruptcy outfall.
Tenants Struggle with Receiver on Pini Property that Faces Demolition
Tenants struggle with the receiver on a Pini property that might be demolished.
Dennis Story Kept the Commuter Train Idea Alive
Dennis Story received recognition for his persistent work to bring the early morning train.
Candidate Endorsement Restrictions in Goleta Backfire
Candidate endorsement restrictions in Goleta backfire.
Perotte and Bennett Run to Become City's First Elected Mayor
Perotte and Bennett run to become the city's first elected mayor.
'Conditional Voter Registration' Allows Late Registration
'Conditional voter registration' allows late registration, including for some Californians with criminal convictions.
Ordinance Meeting Set for November 6
A meeting is scheduled November 6 for ordinance regulations.
A Tally of Nonprofit Giving Since Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow
A tally of nonprofit giving since the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow.
High school seniors can now apply to S.B. Scholarship Foundation for financial awards.
National Weather Service predicts high winds and low humidity for backcountry areas.
Ablitt's Provides Plastic Bag Recycling Outlet
Ablitt's dry cleaners provides plastic bag recycling outlet.
Santa Barbara County Participated in Crisis Drills
Santa Barbara County participated in election crisis drills and asked Homeland to hack its website.
Vandenberg Air Force Base receives first booster rocket touchdown on West Coast.
Social scientists at UCSB have joined with physical scientists to explore debris flow and emergency preparations.
Dismantling Venoco Operations Transferred to the State of California
Dismantling Venoco operations transferred from Goleta to State of California.
Rocket Will Attempt First West Coast Landing This Sunday
[Update] Rocket will attempt first West Coast landing on Sunday, not Saturday.
Goleta adds high school student to participatory government group.
Temporizing action would raise compensation pending outcome of Measure W.
Santa Barbara might get up to a half inch and the mountains an inch.