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UCSB Getting More 'Nonresident' Students

UCSB continues to attract more students from out of the state and country, following a trend across the University of California system. Of UCSB’s 4,655 incoming students this fall, 519, or 11 percent, hail from out-of-state or abroad. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Homeless Shelters Receive $345,000

Three homeless shelters spread throughout the county will receive a combined $345,000 through June 2015. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Court Records Shed Light on Holzer Murders

Nicolas and ex-wife Juana exchanged accusations of sexual abuse against sons. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., August 21, 2014
Updated 5:00 p.m., August 21, 2014

Cuyama Valley Drying Up

In possible microcosm of state, study confirms unmanaged groundwater is being used faster than it recharges. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Air Force Study Opens T-Ridge Drilling Prospects

County endorses Jackson bill to close loophole and halt potential project. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Goleta Re-Appoints Four City Councilmembers

The Goleta City Council voted on 8/19 to re-appoint councilmembers Michael Bennett, Roger Aceves, and Paula Perotte to new four-year terms, rather than holding a $17,000 election in November for the three, who are unchallenged in their bids to remain on the dais. Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

New Paved Path Unveiled for School Kids

What was once a flood-prone dirt path to school for El Camino Elementary School and San Marcos High School students is now a paved walkway with drainage improvements. Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Wayfarer Hostel Opens

The Wayfarer hostel, nearly two decades in the making, opened at 12 East Montecito Street this week, offering private rooms for $159 a night and beds in shared rooms for $59 a night. Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Chumash Expansion Plans Scrutinized

Four county departments express concern over the massive project. Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Man Found Murdered Near Guadalupe Beach

The body of Javier Alcantar Limon was discovered face down in the dirt along Main Street. Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Investigation into Bicyclist's Death Continues

The 16-year-old driver, Abel Maldonado's son, was hauling a horse trailer in a pickup truck when he hit Matthew O'Neill. Read story.

Originally published 5:00 p.m., August 19, 2014
Updated 11:00 a.m., August 20, 2014

Montecito Gambler Avoids Jail Time but Forfeits $1.7 Million

Stanley Tomchin's attorneys call his 2012 indictment a “smoke and mirrors façade.” Read story.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Work Starts on Children's Museum of Santa Barbara

The new State Street learning center will feature interactive exhibits, rooftop garden, and theater. Read story.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Research Facility Unveiled at Santa Rosa Island

Scientists and CSU Channel Islands students work and study in new space. Read story.

Monday, August 18, 2014

UCSB Professor Sentenced to Probation, Community Service in Theft, Battery Case

Dr. Mireille Miller-Young and Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust attend the Friday hearing. Read story.

Monday, August 18, 2014
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