Contractors Accuse Councilmembers of Being Bought and Paid For
Contractors accuse councilmembers of being bought and paid for.
Governor's Reprieve Has Little Effect in Santa Barbara
Governor's reprieve has little effect in Santa Barbara, except in the Han case.
Planning Commission Votes Against Below-Market Rate Requirements
Planning Commission votes against below-market rate requirements.
Officials Say They Attract Homeless People and Nuisance Crime
Officials say they attract homeless people and nuisance crime.
Brenda Ross Was Originally Sentenced for Trying to Stab a Pregnant Woman In the Stomach
Brenda Ross was originally sentenced for trying to stab a pregnant woman in the stomach.
Tensions Between Wine and Weed Bubble Over in Santa Ynez Valley
Tensions between wine and weed bubble over in Santa Ynez Valley.
De la Guerra Plaza May Not Work As a New Home, Leaders Say
De la Guerra Plaza may not work as a new home, leaders say.
Special planning workshop this Saturday afternoon.
Mobility Experts Convene at Faulkner Gallery
Mobility experts convene at Faulkner Gallery.
Staffing Shortage Dooms Pilot Program that Found Weapons Cache
Staffing shortage dooms pilot program that found weapons cache.
Between 2014 and 2017, 160 Homeless People Dies Prematurely
Between 2014 and 2017, 160 homeless individuals died prematurely in Santa Barbara County.
Owns List Property For Sale and Say It Could Be Developed with 546 Units
Owners list property for sale and say it could be developed with 546 units.
All Roads Lead Downtown, Creating Huge Traffic Problems
All roads lead downtown, creating huge traffic problems.
Cold Weather Strains Homeless Services
Cold weather and rains strain homeless services.
Challenge to New State Law Rejected by Judge Thomas Anderle
Deputies' challenge to new state law rejected by Judge Thomas Anderle.
County OEM Director Rob Lewin to Leave Post in May
County OEM Director Rob Lewin to leave post in May.
A potentially suicidal 27-year-old Santa Barbara city resident had a collection of 16 weapons.
Purdue and Other Pharmaceutical Companies Sued, but Not by Donald Trump
Santa Barbara County joins 1,500 other lawsuits against opioid manufacturing companies, but the United States stays out of the fray.
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Talks Trump, ‘Leadership: In Turbulent Times,’ and Dead Presidents
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks Trump, “Leadership: In Turbulent Times,” and dead presidents.
Lake Cachuma Now Almost 60 Percent Full
With the recent rains, Lake Cachuma is now almost 60 percent full.
Key Reform Would Require 'Objective Design Review' Standards
Key reform would require "objective design review" standards.
Three Major Onshore Projects Are Now Up for Consideration
Three major onshore projects are now up for consideration.
It would give Congress, not the president, the power to redraw boundaries.
Owners Pledge to Install Fire Pits, Bocce Ball Court
The owners pledge to install fire pits and a bocce ball court.
A Fad, a Craze, or the Future?
Are e-scooters a fad, a craze, or the future?
Political Newcomer Beats Out Crowded Field
The political newcomer beat out a crowded field of veterans and hopefuls.
It was located right near Carpinteria High School
City of Santa Barbara restripes road to increase safety by reducing speeds.
District 6 Appointment Will Be Made February 12
Appointment of one from among 10 for District 6 will be made February 12.
Growers Clash with Concerned Carpinterians Group and Wine-Industry Reps
Growers clash with Concerned Carpinterians group and wine-industry reps.
The Battle of the Buzz: Pot Industry Under Fire in Carpinteria and Santa Ynez
The Battle of the Buzz sets the pot industry against Carpinteria and Santa Ynez residents.
Montecito and City of Santa Barbara Close to Desal Contract
Montecito close to contract with City of Santa Barbara for desalinated water.
District 6 post on Santa Barbara City Council will be won by appointment.
David Hidalgo, David Bromberg, and Larry Campbell Electrify Audience
David Hidalgo, David Bromberg, and Larry Campbell electrified the audience with their acoustic songs.
Loss of Sears Creates Another Gaping Hole in Santa Barbara's Porous Retail Scene
The loss of Sears creates yet another gaping hole in Santa Barbara’s porous retail scene.
Author Reflects on Stolen Bicycle, Small Miracle of Its Return
Author reflects on stolen bicycle and the small miracle of its return.
Khalil Byers faces 51 years to life in prison.
Two Big Proposals Are Working Through City Hall
Two big proposals are working their way through City Hall.
Utility Insists It Has the Necessary $3.2 Billion in Funds
The utility insists it has the necessary $3.2 billion in funds.
Fifty Years after the Platform A Blowout, Activists Are Still in the Fight
The catastrophic oil spill of 1969 still reverberates over environmental battles today.
Oil Industry Tries to Insinuate Self Back into Santa Barbara’s Good Books
Fifty years after Santa Barbara’s worst oil spill, Plains Pipeline tries to escape the first felony conviction for an oil spill off the Refugio coast.
He's already working on a wildland fire management plan.
Can City Hall Find a Way to Save Beaches and Property Before It’s Too Late?
The City of Santa Barbara struggles to adapt to rising sea levels and save beaches and property.
Will Elected Officials Allow Developers to Do Whatever They Want for a Small Fee?
Cannabis kings face city councilmembers for ignoring red tags and allegedly lying on applications.
She has little desire to save the utility from 'falling into the abyss.'
City Council Votes to Gauge Public Interest
The City Council votes to gauge public interest in the idea.
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.