City Hires Private Firm to Craft Strategic Plan
City Hall hires a private firm to craft a strategic plan.
Coroner's report states three victims stabbed and beaten with a sledgehammer.
Development Catered to Upper Middle Class
First density development in Santa Barbara in decades catered to upper middle class.
'Very Nice People' Charged with Falsifying Cannabis Grow Dates
'Very nice people' falsified cannabis grow dates, prosecutor Lee Carter charges.
Is that $5.7 Billion in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?
Donald Trump as our national emergency is costing a lot more than $5.7 billion.
Of the two applicants, city selects Newport Beach restaurateur.
New Pools, Waterslide, Skate Park, Artificial Turf, and Fence Envisioned
City envisions new pools, waterslide, skate park, artificial turf, and fence.
22 Million of Yemen’s Population of 28 Million are Experiencing Food Insecurity
22 million of Yemen’s population of 28 million are experiencing food insecurity.
From A to Zinke: The Fall of Western Civilization
The Santa Barbara connection to Trumpville and the fall of Western Civilization
Kevin Cooper Was Arrested in Santa Barbara in 1983
Kevin Cooper was arrested in Santa Barbara in 1983.
Executive Editor Picks Some Favorites from 2018
Our executive editor picks some favorite stories from 2018.
The festival made it a point to create safe spaces for kids and teens.
Proposes Loan to Pay Debts, Continue Community Hub, and Build Housing
Proposes loan to pay debts and both continue La Casa's community hub and build low-income housing.
In Solitary and Off His Meds
Parents come to Santa Barbara for a conservatorship for their son, in solitary and refusing his meds.
Carbajal Pledges to Fight to Uphold the Bill
Carbajal pledges to fight to uphold the bill.
Appointment Will Fill Hart's Empty Seat
An appointment will fill Hart's empty seat.
Saying Goodbye to Bad Rubbish, But He’s Not the Problem
Saying goodbye to bad rubbish, but he’s not the problem.
Kahlill Byers is accused of savagely beating and sodomizing a homeless woman.
$2 Million in State Funds Will Now Go to Cottage, Police, and Street Outreach Team
Two million dollars in state funds will now go to Cottage, police, and a street outreach team.
All Roads to Lead to Santa Barbara — Even Trump’s
All roads to lead to Santa Barbara — even Trump’s.
City claims construction was done without proper permits.
Changing of Guard for Second Supervisorial District
There will be a changing of the guard for the second supervisorial district.
County Misses Its Target By a Whopping 29 Points
The county misses its target by a whopping 29 percentage points.
Bridget Bryden says she was fired after voicing concerns over lowered qualification standards for new hires.
Meanwhile, national rates continue to spike.
The figures were released to mark World AIDS Day.
Poodle Gets Misty over a Cordial Developer
Poodle gets misty for the death of a cordial developer.
Vote Could Leave Major Political Scar Tissue
The vote could leave major political scar tissue for years to come.
Khalil Byers, 24, could be sentenced to 59 years to life.
Proposed Rules Would Make More Units More Affordable
The proposed rules would make more units more affordable.
Grant for Homeless Relief Project Much Less than Expected
Grant for homeless relief project much less than expected.
Nearly 100 Residential Treatment Beds Will Soon Be Available
Nearly 100 residential treatment beds will soon be available.
Another Day, Another Mass Shooting
Another day, another mass shooting.
One Says Yes Please, the Other No Thank You
One says yes please, the other no thank you.
A Lot Sooner Than You Might Think
A lot sooner than you might think.
Neighbors Are Shocked and Riled over the City’s ‘Tiny Homes’ Proposal
Neighbors are shocked and riled over the city’s “tiny homes” proposal.
Eric Nickel Comes From Palo Alto, Has Big Shoes to Fill
Eric Nickel comes from Palo Alto and has big shoes to fill.
Santa Barbara County Releases First Quarterly Report
Santa Barbara County releases first quarterly report.
Saturday Farmers Market May Lose Its Longtime Site
Santa Barbara's Saturday Farmers Market may lose its 35-year site.
Neighbors Complain as City Hall Fast-Tracks Grant Application
Neighbors complain as City Hall fast-tracks grant application.
Planning Commission Finds Cota Street Lot Best Location for New Police Station
Planning Commission finds Cota Street Lot best location for new police station.
Democrats Celebrate a Very Blue Tuesday
Democrats sweep countywide races and secure House of Representatives.
It was possibly the largest bust in state history.
Jane Sherron De Hart Demystifies the Notorious RBG
Jane Sherron De Hart demystifies the Notorious RBG.
Commerce Secretary Sets Out to Screw Santa Barbara by Undercounting Residents
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sets out to screw Santa Barbara by undercounting residents.
Santa Barbara City Parks Subject of Ongoing Debate
Santa Barbara city parks subject of ongoing debate.
Victim’s Uncle Lived Here
Jamal Khashoggi’s Uncle lived in Santa Barbara.
Sewer District Told ‘Cease and Desist’
Sewer district issued ‘cease and desist’ letter.
Ongoing Fine-Tuning Needed as Basic Facts Under Dispute
Ongoing fine-tuning is needed as basic facts of rental market are under dispute.
Hospital CEOs in Talks with Behavioral Wellness, Sheriff's Office
Hospital leaders are in talks with county Behavioral Wellness and Sheriff's Office.