'I’ve Never Seen This Degree of Hazard,' Says Cal Fire Scientist
"I've never seen this degree of hazard," says Cal Fire scientist.
Very Low Evidence of Human Fecal Material in Surf Zone or Mud from Montecito
Very low to no evidence of human fecal material in the surf zone or the mud from Montecito, UCSB scientist says.
Cleanup Continues Following the Montecito Disaster
Cleanup continues following the Montecito disaster.
UCSB Looks for Human Source of Ocean Bacteria
UCSB is looking for a human source of ocean bacteria.
Environmental Planners Call it ‘Beach Nourishment’
Environmental planners call it “beach nourishment,” as the mud turns to sand.
UCSB Geologist: “These Areas Are Very Vulnerable in the Next Two Years"
“These areas are very vulnerable in the next two years," says UCSB geologist.
United Way Taking Over Key Homeless Services from County's C3H Program
United Way is taking over key homeless services from the county's C3H program.
Immigration Crackdown Drives Many Santa Barbarans to Become Americans
Immigration crackdown drives many Santa Barbarans to become Americans.
It's 'Where the Future Lies,' South Coast Officials Say
It's "where the future lies," South Coast officials say.
A Surfer-Engineer Is Diving to Find Out
A surfer-engineer is diving to find out.
Across the Board, Owners Report Sales Are Way Down
Across the board, owners report sales are way down.
Boulders Protect Picnic Grounds, but What About the Beach?
Boulders protect the picnic grounds, but what about the beach?
What Would the Affordable Care Act's Repeal Mean for Santa Barbara?
What would the Affordable Care Act's repeal mean for Santa Barbara?
Latest Cliff Collapse Will Force Removal of Four Units
Latest cliff collapse will force removal of four units, owner says
Santa Barbara's Main Reservoir Remains Driest in State
Santa Barbara's main reservoir remains the driest in the state.
Tom Parker's Quest to Free a Convicted Murderer
Tom Parker's quest to free a convicted murderer.
Says Board is Spending too Much Money and Water on Fish Passage Projects
Says the board is spending too much money and water on fish passage projects.
‘Driest Five Years on Record’ Force Move of Emergency Pumping Barge
The “driest five years on record” force emergency pumping barge to move.
Efficiency Plus Conservation is Smarter, Cheaper than Dams and Desal, Experts Say
Efficiency plus conservation is smarter, cheaper than dams and desal, experts say.
Two Developers Propose Water-Wheeling in the Drought
Two developers propose water-wheeling in the drought.
Montecito Water District votes to forgive $16,000.
Revisiting the Years from Riot to Mass Murder
“We have not allowed ourselves to become victims,” sociologist says.
Review of farmland rezone is in limbo because of long-forgotten water initiative.
Ban on New Hookups Doesn't Apply to Developers with Historical Credit, Water District Says
Ban on new hookups doesn’t apply to developers with historical credit, water district says.
Exceeds Allocation 19 Times in 24 Months
The hotel has exceeded its allocation 19 times in 24 months.
With a Mixture of Optimism and Unease, Residents Feel Somewhat Safer
With a mixture of optimism and unease, residents feel somewhat safer.
Entomologist Becomes Staff Biologist; Plant Pathologist Becomes Pest Management Specialist
Entomologist becomes staff biologist; plant pathologist becomes pest management specialist.
Developer Gets Larger Service Line, Water Meters
Developer gets larger service line, water meters.
Developer Wants Bigger Service Lines and Larger Meters
Developer Rick Caruso wants bigger service lines and larger meters.
'Very Significant' Step May Be a First for California, Conservations Say
“Very significant” step may be a first for California, conservationists say.
'Too Little, Too Late,' Ranchers Say
“Too little, too late,” ranchers say.
Gaviota Ranchers Save Water, Finally, but Lose Their Shirts
Gaviota ranchers save water, finally, but lose their shirts.
Voters Could Sue Over Low Turnout Numbers
Voters could sue over low turnout numbers.
Farmers Worry over Citrus Psyllid Discoveries in Goleta and Carp
Farmers worry over citrus psyllid discoveries in Goleta and Carpinteria.
Largest Commercial Real Estate Sale in Local Memory
It is the largest commercial real estate sale in local memory.
High Rents, 'Captive Demand' Make for Upscale Market in Rundown Community
High rents, “captive demand” make for upscale market in rundown community.
Foot Patrol Cracks Down as Long-Term Residents Rise Up
Foot Patrol cracks down as long-term residents rise up.
Third Fraternity Shutdown; Sorority Suspended
A third fraternity is shut down, and a sorority is suspended.
The 113-Year-Old Place of Worship is Giving Way to Senior Housing
The 113-year-old place of worship is giving way to senior housing.
Residents Cry Foul over Drought Penalties, Ask District for Mercy
Residents cry foul over drought penalties, ask district for mercy.
Some Residents Think So, but Are Fined Heavily for Overuse During Drought
Strict rationing means residents face tough penalties for watering lushly landscaped estates.