Winner of June Election Fills Mayor Cathy Murillo's Seat
New councilmember won June election and fills Mayor Cathy Murillo's seat.
How the County Flubbed Its Emergency Messaging
How the county flubbed its emergency messaging.
Mark McIntire Violated College Ethics Code, but Is Cleared of Title IX Complaints
Mark McIntire violated college ethics code, but is cleared of Title IX complaints.
Studios Will Welcome Low-Income Seniors and Veterans
The new studios will be built for low-income seniors and veterans.
Mandatory Evacuations Underway North of Cathedral Oaks Road Between La Patera and Patterson
Mandatory evacuations are underway north of Cathedral Oaks Road between La Patera and Patterson.
State Grant to Provide Signage, Enforcement
A state grant will fund more signage and enforcement.
Sanctuary Founder Jeffyne Telson Publishes New Book, ‘Cat Tails’
Sanctuary founder Jeffyne Telson publishes new book, “Cat Tails.”
Amy and Jeff Devers Launch Two Peas Organics with Early Success
Amy and Jeff Devers launch Two Peas Organics with early success.
Search committee ramps up hunt for executive director.
Pedestrians, age 91 and 50, were walking near Linden Avenue at Ninth Street in Carpinteria.
New Group All About Education and Connecting Pilots
The new group is all about education and connecting pilots.
Residents Were Confused by County's Mixed Signals and Unclear Warnings
Residents were confused by the county's mixed signals and unclear warnings.
Teresa Ramallo-Whalen Now Renting Beach Shacks on Santa Barbara Shoreline
Teresa Ramallo-Whalen now renting beach shacks on Santa Barbara shoreline.
County Officials Give Changing and Conflicting Answers
County officials give changing and conflicting answers.
Nicholas Castillo, 24, has been on the run for a month.
Police investigating possible connection to other SoCal robberies.
First-Time Violators Get a Warning
First-time violators will get a warning.
Mark McIntire Says Controversial Comments Are Protected Free Speech
Mark McIntire claims that his controversial comments are protected free speech.
Bird and Mammal Halls Renovated; Permanent Butterfly Pavilion Opens Later This Summer
Bird and mammal halls renovated; permanent butterfly pavilion opens later this summer
County Officials Worked Hard But Struggled to Convey the True Dangers of the Storm
County officials worked hard but struggled to convey the true dangers of the storm.
Graphic Designer Gen Matsui Found His Way to Give Back
Graphic designer Gen Matsui found his way to give back.
Leaders Also Mull Ways to Protect Economy from Next Disaster
Leaders also mull ways to protect our economy from the next disaster.
Professor Faces Backlash After Raising Concerns About Guest Lecturer
A chemistry professor is facing backlash after raising concerns about a guest lecturer.
Science, Tech, and Health Converge in New State Street Fitness Center
Science, tech, and health converge in new State Street fitness center.
But Many Remain in Desperate Need of a Home
But many remain in desperate need of a home.
Decrease Attributed to Disaster Impacts on Businesses
The decrease was likely caused by this winter’s back-to-back natural disasters.
The Election Games Begin in Race to Represent the Westside
The election games begin in race to represent Santa Barbara's Westside.
Go Behind the Scenes of NASA’s First Interplanetary Launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base
Go Behind the Scenes of NASA’s First Interplanetary Launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Edmund and Thackory Are on Display for a Year
Edmund and Thackory are on display for a year.
Unforeseen Expenses Bump Total to $540 Million
New sorting and composting facilities face unforeseen costs, and tipping fees will increase.
Four Candidates Fight for Santa Barbara's District 3
Four candidates fight for Santa Barbara's District 3.
Writer/Director Is at His Meticulously Whimsical Best
Writer/director is at his meticulously whimsical best with the stop-motion feature.
Artists Provide Installations Along Downtown Corridor
Santa Barbara artists have installed their work along downtown corridor.
Special Election Set for June 5
The election for a District 3 representative will be held on June 5.
Program Designs to Fill Commercial Vacancies Downtown
Storefront vacancies have dropped 2 percent since program launched in August.
Program Finds 96 Santa Barbara County Residents Own Guns Illegally
Statewide tracking program found 96 Santa Barbara County residents own guns illegally.
Foundation Leadership Accused of Mismanagement, Favoritism, and Neglect
The foundation created to carry out Huguette Clark’s will is accused of mismanagement, favoritism, and neglect.
Unsafe Historic Building Too Expensive to Save
The estimate to rehabilitate the historical building was nearly $7 million.
Belongings That Survived and the Stories They Tell
The belongings that survived and the stories they tell.
'No Social Security Numbers, No 1099s Required.'
“No Social Security numbers, no 1099s required.”
Santa Barbara Animal Doctors Mourn Colleagues Tiffany Margolin and Amanda Lumsden
Santa Barbara's small animal-doctor community mourns Tiffany Margolin and Amanda Lumsden.
Underwater ROV Exploration the Topic of Upcoming Maritime Museum Talk
Underwater ROV exploration is the topic of an upcoming Maritime Museum talk.
Sci-fi Horror Leaves Your Brain Cramped and Exhausted
Sci-fi horror film swings through its visual achievements and storytelling failures so fast it’ll leave your brain cramped and exhausted by the end.
Yvonne Castillo Pleaded Guilty to Felony Grand Theft
Yvonne Castillo faces jail time for felony grand theft.
Richie Ramirez Named Young Professional of the Year
Richie Ramirez, owner of Richie's Barber Shop, named Young Professional of the Year.
Federal and State Firearms Loopholes Could Affect County Safety
Federal and state firearms loopholes could affect county safety.
Lavender Farmer Melissa Broughton Tells the True Tale of Amos the Rabbit
Lavender farmer Melissa Broughton tells the true tale of Amos the rabbit.
Montecito Fire Division Chief Kevin Taylor Explains How a Small Department Pulled a Big Rescue
Montecito Fire Division Chief Kevin Taylor explains how a small department pulled a big rescue.
H.R. 2598 Aims to Confiscate Guns from People Deemed Dangerous by Judge
Introduced last May, H.R. 2598 would allow police to confiscate guns from people deemed dangerous by a judge.
NASA Commander Terry Virts Goes Crazy with a Camera Aboard the International Space Station
NASA commander Terry Virts goes crazy with a camera aboard the International Space Station.