Captain Wayne Habell Reported Missing on August 13
Captain Wayne Habell had been reported missing on August 13.
Low-Interest Rates for Santa Barbara Residents, Businesses
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers low rates.
Commissioners Favor Affordable Coastal Lodging
Commissioners favor affordable coastal lodging.
Callers Posing as IRS Agents, Homeland Security
Callers are claiming to be IRS and Homeland Security agents.
Ongoing Fire Season Prompts Caution
Wildfire conditions prompt caution.
Santa Barbara Joins Nationwide Pet Adoption Drive
Santa Barbara joins nationwide pet adoption drive.
Commissioners to Explore Avenues for Public Access
Commissioners are exploring all avenues for public access.
Post-1/9 Support Still Available at ReadySBC.org
Post-1/9 support will still be available at readysbc.org.
Terrell Horne III Murdered off Santa Cruz Island in 2012
Terrell Horne III was murdered near Santa Cruz Island in 2012.
Nonprofit Seeks Approval and Funding Before This Winter
A nonprofit is seeking approval and funding before winter arrives.
SBPD Made 20 Felony Arrests
Santa Barbara Police Department made 20 felony arrests.
August 10 Hearing Addresses County Ordinance
August 10 hearing will address county ordinance
Mendocino Complex Fire Now Biggest in Modern State History
The Mendocino Complex fire is now the biggest in modern state history.
Retired Contractor Stays Creativity On-Point with “Junk Art”
Retired contractor keeps his creativity flowing by making art from junk.
Castle Hotel Feels Like a Collab Between Lego Engineers, Medieval Times, and Minecraft
The Castle Hotel feels like a collaboration between Lego engineers, Medieval Times, and Minecraft.
Petition for New Open Alternative School Called 'Half-Baked'
A petition to establish a new Open Alternative School was called 'half-baked.'
Time Limits Suspended on Friday
Time limits will be suspended on Friday to accommodate spectators.
Police Department Reminds Participants to Ride Safely
The police department reminds participants to ride safely.
Nonprofits Team Up to Scrutinize Public-Access Settlement
A group of nonprofits have teamed up to legally scrutinize the public-access settlement.
Info on Defensible Space from Montecito Firefighters
Fire code and defensible space go hand-in-hand with homebuilding.
Cruces and Windmill Fires Burned 200 Acres Combined
The Cruces and Windmill fires burned about 200 acres combined.
Meteorologists Predict Hot, Dry Conditions
Meteorologists are predicting hot, dry conditions Tuesday through Thursday.
Program Puts Therapists on Every Campus
New program will put at least one therapist on each campus.
Commissioners with State Agency May Reconsider Beach Access Settlement with Santa Barbara County Gated Community
State commissioners are taking a closer look at settlement over beach access to Santa Barbara County gated community.
Temporary Measures Enacted During Peak Fire Season
Temporary measures are enacted during peak fire season.
A Love of Fine Art Informs Home Design
His love of fine art informs his custom-home designs.
Big Turnout Expected at July 13 Meeting in Santa Cruz
A big turnout is expected at July 13 hearing in Santa Cruz.
County Declares Local Emergency, Fire 5 Percent Contained, 60 to 80 Acres Blackened
Firefighters have achieved 5 percent containment, and the brushfire has burned between 60 and 80 acres.
Tankers Incentivized to Slow Down in Santa Barbara Channel
Program pays tankers to slow down in the Santa Barbara Channel.
No License Required on July 7
Sport anglers can fish without a license on July 7.
Extortion Scheme Targets 'High-Profile' Professionals
Extortion scheme targets 'high-profile' professionals.
Two More Complaints Filed Last Week
Cal Fire and two ranches are suing for damages.
Russell Galipeau Served 40 Years with National Park Service
Russell Galipeau worked for the National Park Service for 40 years.
Public-Access Deal Under Heavy Fire
Hundreds say the settlement doesn't provide enough access; meeting set for July 13.
Downtown cabinetmaker true to his early passions
Charlie Starbuck bought Bill Minikin’s downtown shop in 1978.
Three Contenders Will Compete for Two Seats
New contender Mark Alvarado faces two candidates endorsed by the Democratic Party.
Why Popular Routes Remain Closed; Plus, Hiking News from Ojai
Why popular routes remain closed; plus, hiking news from Ojai.
Property Owners Required to Maintain Wildfire Buffers
Property owners are required to maintain wildfire buffer zones.
Builder Reflects on Post-Disaster Montecito
A Santa Barbara–born builder reflects on post-disaster Montecito.
Flood map discussion to be held Thursday evening.
Disaster-Recovery Volunteer Nonprofit Nominated by Sen. Jackson
The volunteer nonprofit was nominated by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson for its recovery work in Montecito.
San Marcos High School’s Ed Behrens Suing for Reinstatement
San Marcos High School Principal Ed Behrens is suing for his job back in the fallout of cyber threats made by students.
Chumash Attend Public Meeting on Sacred Site
A group of Chumash descendents attended a public meeting on the sacred site.
More Than a Dozen Appeal to District to Keep Music Programs
More than a dozen appeal to Santa Barbara Unified School District to maintain music classes and programs.
Behrens Charges Emotional and Physical Distress in Demotion
Ed Behrens charges emotional and physical distress due to demotion.
A Stretch of Beach to Be Accessible by Sea Only
A beach at Cuarto Canyon will be accessible by sea, and educational programs will expand.
Santa Barbara Unified Rolls Out Task Force
Santa Barbara Unified will host parent meetings for next several months.
State Authority Wants More Oversight of Ranching, Farming
Gaviota stakeholders claim the state authority is overreaching.
Leland Walmsley’s Design Roots Date Back a Century
Many traditions of Leland Walmsley’s designs date back to his grandmother’s exclusive installations.
Commission Encourages Affordable Coastal Lodging
The commission supports affordable lodging along the coast.