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.
New Details Emerge About Boys Who Threatened Girls
New details have emerged about a handful of chat-room boys connected to threats of violence against fellow female students.
Elephant Iron’s Quarter Century of Custom Design and Fabrication
Elephant Iron has produced high-end design and fabrication for more than 25 years.
Anonymous Donor Helps 'Student Success' Programming
The anonymous windfall will help open the Center for Student Success.
School Parents Recognize Embattled Principal with 'Ed Behrens Distinguished Royal Award'
A newly created award recognizes the embattled principal’s years of dedication.
School Board Approves $77,000 Overrun
The school board approved paying the $77,000 overrun with contingency funds.
The Nature Conservancy Moves Forward with Management Plan
The Nature Conservancy is three months into a comprehensive approach to managing the 24,000-acre property.
Pregnant Female Black Bear Safety Tranquilized at Miramar
Game wardens safely tranquilized the pregnant black bear behind homes along Miramar Beach
Downtown Santa Barbara Rain Total Is 58 Percent of Normal
Last week’s storm dropped six inches in Romero Canyon but overall rain levels are low.
John Becchio Leaves SBHS After Seven Years
John Becchio leaves SBHS after seven years for HR job starting July 1.
Hundreds Angered by Board Vote to Remove Principal
A board vote to remove principal Ed Behrens has angered hundreds of parents.
Singer Elizabeth Hvolboll Held a Trove of Refugio Region Memories
Singer Elizabeth Hvolboll held a trove of Refugio region memories.
Lice Clinics of America Has the Cure
Parents, relax: Lice Clinics of America has the cure.
Public-Safety Officials Issue Pre-Evacuation Advisory
The storm system brings increased threat of flash floods and debris flows.
UCSB-Educated Singer/Songwriter Digs with the Bucket Brigade
Jack and Kim Johnson met with S.B. Bucket Brigade leaders to see the destruction firsthand.
State Assembly Dubs Tracy Lehr 'Woman of the Year'
In a ceremony in Sacramento, Tracy Lehr was named 'Woman of the Year.'
County Waives Day-Use Fee March 24, 31
Residents impacted by natural disasters can visit without paying day-use fee.
An All-Volunteer Band of Neighbors and Strangers Dig Together to Reclaim Montecito
The Bucket Brigade is an all-volunteer band of neighbors and strangers digging together to reclaim Montecito and conquer grief and destruction.
Answers to Questions and Resources Made Available
Answers to questions and resources are available.
Ed Behrens’ Supporters Say He’s The Scapegoat for District Incompetence
Ed Behrens’ supporters say he’s the scapegoat for incompetence at higher levels.
Nationwide #ENOUGH Walkout Urges Congressional Action
The nationwide #ENOUGH classroom walkout hopes to spark legislative action.
During lunch today, deputies responded to a report of ‘shots heard.’
Program Aims to Keep Usable Material from Landfill
The newly launched program aims to prevent usable material from entering landfill.
Judge Upholds Federal Decision to Not Trap and Transport
Commercial fishermen fear decision will impact their livelihoods.
Various Agencies to Provide Ongoing Assistance to Public
The staffed location on Coast Village Circle will be open six days a week.
Ed Behrens Reportedly Demoted in Wake of Violent Student Video
Ed Behren’s supporters say he’s the scapegoat for district mistakes in response to cyber threats.
Boardmembers Want Better Prep Against Active Shooters
Members of the board of education want greater attention paid to active-shooter situations.
State Lands Commission Properly Abandons Leaky Wellhead
The $1.4-million project has been in the works for three years.
Pre-Evacuation Advisory Warnings Elevated to Recommended Evacuation Warnings
Pre-evacuation advisory warnings were elevated to recommended evacuation warnings.
Male Student, 13, Charged With Making Criminal Threats
Suspect has been charged with making criminal threats and booked into Juvenile Hall.
After Disaster, Cold Spring and Montecito Union Face Substantial Losses
The 1/9 Debris Flow impact on school funding could mean teacher layoffs.
Numbers of Prospective Students Up 12%
The number of prospective students is up 12 percent over last year.
Digging Out of Homes and Trees Continues
Hand crews continue digging out mud-flooded homes and trees in the Montecito disaster area.
Police Contact Perpetrator of Social Media Post
Disturbing social media post prompted parents to pull kids from class.
State Grant Helps Biologists Restore Natural Creek Bed
A state grant will help restore more natural conditions along Quiota Creek.
'Santa Barbara Car Free' Coordinates Discounts for Train Travelers
Travelers arriving by train to Santa Barbara can get deals on lodging and attractions.
Sculptor Anders Johnson Envisions Centerpiece Boulder Circled by 24 Smaller, Bench-Like Boulders
Sculptor Anders Johnson envisions a centerpiece boulder circled by 24 smaller, bench-like boulders.
Also Update Evacuation Terminology with Three Levels of Urgency
They also updated their evacuation terminology with three new levels of urgency.
Criminal Investigation of Six Minors Could End This Week
At least 16 female students were targeted by “how to kill” post in private chat room.
David Dahlberg helped rescue dozens during the Whittier Fire.
Residents Return to Mud and Varying Degrees of Damage
Residents return to mud and varying degrees of damages to their homes and lives.
Parents and Students Demand More Information
Parents and students are demanding more information from the district.
Six Major Spans Damaged; Three Need Replacing
Six major spans have been damaged, and three need to be fully replaced.
S.B. Support Network Offers Immediate Assistance
S.B. Support Network nonprofit has been providing immediate assistance since the Montecito natural disaster.