Thomas Fire Ash Destroys Crop
Thomas Fire ash destroys crop; analysis finds asbestos, lead, arsenic, and magnesium.
5th District Supervisor a Shoo-In as Filing Window Closes
5th District supervisor a shoo-in as filing window closes; Gregg Hart also unopposed for 2nd District.
"We See It As A Crisis."
Caseworkers have described the trend as a countywide crisis.
The Isla Vista man charged will selling the pills was booked in jail on a $250,000 bail.
Lack of accreditation and policies not specific to Santa Barbara among the problems, also the structural 'maze' and inadequate drug and alcohol withdrawal protocols.
Two Lieutenants Say "It's Time for a Change."
"It's time for a change," according to two lieutenants running for Brown's seat.
Santa Barbara Native Graham Farrar Jumps from Tech to Cannabis
Santa Barbara native Graham Farrar jumps from tech to cannabis.
Santa Barbara–Based CEO Adrian Sedlin Works to Overcome Counterculture Stigma
Santa Barbara–based CEO Adrian Sedlin works to overcome counterculture stigma.
Update on the City and County's Efforts to Accommodate Recreational Marijuana
An update on the city and county's efforts to accommodate recreational marijuana.
Scott Palmer and Kristi Knoblich Blend Chocolate and Cannabis for Therapeutic Effects
Scott Palmer and Kristi Knoblich blend chocolate and cannabis for therapeutic effects.
Applications for Santa Barbara Permit Due March 30
Applications for a Santa Barbara permit are due March 30.
Since 2010, 12 inmates have died in jail.
The election is on June 5.
805 Undocufund plans to raise $1 million.
Santa Barbara County Executive Officer Praised As Quietly Effective
From pension payouts to natural disaster, Mona Miyasato is praised as a problem solver.
State Records Show 450 Licenses Countywide
The rapidly evolving industry has lawmakers and conventional farmers worried.
UPDATE: Epstein said she's begun returning checks to her supporters.
Much Remains Unclear
Jose Guido used a Taser against the security guard, the Sheriff's Office said.
But Heavier Storms Predicted for Thursday
But heavier storms predicted for Thursday.
Army Corps of Engineers permit expires for all dump sites but Carpinteria.
Candidate for Supervisor Lays Out Her Views on the 2nd District
Candidate for supervisor lays out her views on the 2nd District.
Judges Must Consider a Defendant’s Ability to Pay
Unconvicted detainees languish behind bars, unable to pay bail.
8-Percent Tax Would Raise Funding for Parking and Public Safety
An approved tax would raise funding for parking, public safety, and tenant mediation services.
Santa Barbara County’s New Probation Chief Faces Changes
Santa Barbara County’s new probation chief arrives with decades of experience in juvenile justice.
Early-Morning Shooting Under Investigation
[Update]: The Sheriff’s Office announced Santa Barbara resident Jose Guido was shot and killed.
County supervisors place a utility user tax on June ballot.
Voters Will Decide on Enforcement Funding, Other Expenses
If approved by voters, a general tax could bring in $25 million annually.
A New Approach Will Consider the Severity of Crimes
A new state law will distinguish registered sex offenders by crime severity.
Officials Seek Out Better Location for Proposed 15-Bed Facility
Officials are seeking out a better location for the proposed 15-bed facility.
Avocados, Flowers, Cherimoyas, and Row Crops Hit Hardest
Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow caused direct crop damage, lost sales, and cleanup expenses.
Board Makes Room for Eight Retail Outlets
Voters will decide if a general tax is needed countywide to cover enforcement.
Clinches Democratic Party Support
The sitting city councilmember has clinched support from the Democratic party.
Wages, Worker Exploitation, and a 'War' Against Mexico Come Up at Santa Maria Forum
Wages, worker exploitation, and a 'war' against Mexico come up at Santa Maria forum.
Santa Barbara city councilmember hasn't formally declared his candidacy for 2nd District supervisor but has filed his papers to run.
Santa Barbara becomes 27th county to resist Trump's plans.
He Would Face Off Against Susan Epstein
He would face off against Susan Epstein.
Two Santa Barbara County beaches cleared by Public Health after bacteria testing.
Montecito Resident Lived an Adventurous and Congenial Life
Adventurous and congenial, Montecito resident was the kind of guy everyone wanted to be around.
Set at 6 Percent Retail in City; County Goes to a Vote
Set at 6 percent retail in city; county goes to a vote.
From Where to Start to When to Harvest, Here Are Seven Must-Know Steps to Planting Pot in Santa Barbara
From where to start to when to harvest, here are seven must-know steps to planting pot in Santa Barbara.
John Parke replaces Cerene St. John.
Legal Tangles Leave Santa Barbarans Wondering: 'Dude, Where's My Weed?'
Legal tangles leave Santa Barbarans wondering: 'Dude, where's my weed?'
Police are still looking for Joel Campos, 25.
In the hospital with his father, who also survived
Amtrak Added Railcars over the Weekend
Amtrak added space for an additional 2,000 passengers.
Inmates carried a safe on a stretcher.
Supermarket Becomes a Sanctuary for Community
Vons becomes a sanctuary for Montecito community.
Nineteen Fatalities Confirmed
The Sheriff's Office has confirmed 20 fatalities.
Caltrans Says Re-Open Date Unknown
Caltrans announced re-open date unknown; trains have been delayed.
Truckloads of black, watery mud collected after the devastating Montecito mudslides are being dumped .