Eddie Van Tassel Accused of Binding Puppy's Muzzle and Legs with Rubber Bands
Eddie Van Tassel is accused of binding his puppy's muzzle and legs with rubber bands.
New Study Says Program Could Be Launched Within the Year
A new study says the program could be launched within the year.
Riffing on Silencers, Baseball, Congress, and Rage-a-holics with Guns
The Poodle riffs on silencers, baseball, Congress, and rage-a-holics with guns.
They Don’t Defy Gravity, but They Definitely Fight Back
I cackled with disbelief as I zoomed up the steep Flora Vista Drive at a blistering 17 miles an hour.
Or Are You Just Glad to See Me? Reflecting on Baseball, Congress, and Rage-a-holics with Guns
Or are you just glad to see me? Reflecting on baseball, Congress, and rage-a-holics with guns.
City Balks at Pending Rate Increase as Landfill Expansion Plan Stalls
City balks at a pending rate increase as the landfill expansion plan stalls.
National Monument Is Small but Significant Remnant of Great Grasslands
National Monument qualifies as a small but significant remnant of what was once one of the world’s great grasslands.
Retail Consultants Say Downtown Corridor Caters Too Much to Tourists
Retail consultants say the downtown corridor caters too much to tourists.
Poodle Riffs on Jeff Sessions, Oliver Stone, and Visiting Russians
The Poodle riffs on Jeff Sessions, Oliver Stone, and visiting Russians.
Our Annual Ode to the Great Outdoors
Our annual ode to the great outdoors.
Worries abound over the fate of nature preserves across the country.
Turner Foundation Cuts Ribbon on Seven New Units
Turner Foundation cuts ribbon on seven new units.
Prosecutors Present Evidence at the Preliminary Hearing
Prosecutors present evidence against Pierre Haobsh at the preliminary hearing.
Film Captures Naturalistic Gritty Graininess of ’70s Movies
Film captures wonderfully naturalistic gritty graininess of ’70s movies.
Up to 200 positions are waiting to be filled on June 5.
Santa Barbara County Progressive Leader Rises During Bruising Convention
A Santa Barbara County progressive leader rises during bruising convention.
Soft Opening for New Plant Reveals Softer Water
The new plant must pass the 14-day test.
Wonder Woman and the Race for Mayor
Wonder Woman and the race for mayor.
Crime Details Emerge During Preliminary Hearing
Crime details emerge during questioning for preliminary hearing.
The Body Slam Heard Round the World
The body slam heard round the world.
Future Water Recycle Property Considered
Property near waste-water plant eyed for future water recycling.
All Dressed Up with No Place to Shop in Santa Barbara
All dressed up with no place to shop in Santa Barbara.
Governor Brown Praises Developer-Banker-Philanthropist
Governor Brown praises developer-banker-philanthropist.
City Alleges Violations Constitute 'Unfair Competition'
The city of Santa Barbara alleges a quantity of violations constitute 'unfair competition.'
Looking for Mental-Health Help in All the Wrong Places
The Hickey family looks for mental-health help in all the wrong places.
Supes Back Mental Health Program Despite Budget Woes
Supervisors backed the mental health program despite budget woes.
Health Care Organizations Waited Four Years for FTC Decision
The health care organizations waited for years for an FTC decision.
Trump Sucks Oxygen out of Mayor’s Race
Trump sucks the oxygen out of the mayor’s race.
Dr. Kass Reflects: “It Was Extraordinarily Difficult”
Prominent Santa Barbara doctor reflects; “It was extraordinarily difficult.”
Profiles of Cool Careers, and the Latest Employment Trends in Santa Barbara County
Profiles of cool careers and the latest employment trends in Santa Barbara County.
County Attempts to Fill Voids of National Shortage
The county is attempting to compensate for the nation-wide shortage.
Sgt. Mike McGrew Ponders Run for City Council
Sgt. Mike McGrew ponders run for City Council.
Yin and Yank of Trump in S.B.
Firestone gives Trump $250k; HBJ gives him hell
Water Agency’s Tom Fayram Considers Cachuma Contract Renewal
Water Agency’s Tom Fayram considers Cachuma contract renewal.
Project an 'Epic Loser,' Says Supervisor Adam
Project an "epic loser," says Supervisor Peter Adam.
Family trust which Adam Firestone sits on wrote a $250,000 check to the inauguration committee.
Coastal Zone Boundary Mix-Up Renders Permits Null and Void
The Coastal Zone Boundary mix-up renders permits null and void.
City, County Water Agencies Spar Over Cachuma Contract
City and county water agencies are sparring over their Lake Cachuma contracts.
How Santa Barbara Propelled Sean Hannity to Fame and Fortune in Just 28 Short Years
How Santa Barbara propelled Sean Hannity to fame and fortune in just 28 short years.
How Blind Cabinetmaker Bruce Munson Fought the Army Corps of Engineers and Won—Almost
How the blind cabinetmaker Bruce Munson fought the Army Corps of Engineers and won—almost.
The Pilot Program is Only Four Months Old
The pilot program is only four months old.
State Takes Over Lease, Begins Process of Decommissioning Oil Rig
The state takes over the lease and begins the process of decommission the oil rig.
Downtown Vacancies Mean It’s Time to Round Up the Usual Suspects
Downtown vacancies mean it’s time to round up the usual suspects.
Political Rifts Underlined During Budget Discussion
Political rifts underlined during budget discussion.
Four Years In, All Parties Mum
Four years in, all involved parties are still mum.
Jackson Unsure if She Supports
Jackson is unsure if she supports the proposed legislation.
Downstream Communities May Lose More Water to Fish
Downstream communities may lose even more water to the fish.
Santa Barbara Wine Mogul Key Go-Between for Putin Influence Peddler
Santa Barbara wine mogul key go-between for Putin influence peddler.
Once and Future Mayor Dogged by Term-Limit Questions
Once and future mayor dogged by term-limit questions.
Family Contends Shooting Was Unecessary
Javier Gaona's family still contends the shooting was unnecessary.