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Potential Naples Buyer Heading Before Supes

All parties involved in the tentative sale of Naples will be at the Santa Barbara County supervisors' meeting on 7/2. Read story.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Group in Escrow to Buy Naples

Development investment team includes Los Angeles’ Phil Ram and East Coast hedge fund Cerberus Capital Management. Read story.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Flower Power

Carpinteria Valley's agriculture was preserved in the wake of the 1969 oil spill. Read story.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Eco-Victories, Yesterday and Tomorrow

A look at Carpinteria's agricultural legacy and the new horizon of Ocean Meadows in Goleta. Read story.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Save Naples Coalition Sustains Minor Setback

There was a small setback for the Save Naples crowd this week at the Santa Barbara County supervisors meeting. Read story.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Building Naples’s Neighbor

County planning commission hears controversial Gaviota development proposal. Read story.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Art Party with a Purpose

The Bacara Resort & Spa hosts this two-day art show and fundraiser for the Gaviota Coast. Read story.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

14,000 Gaviota Acres Permanently Preserved

Plan finalized between Hansen Family and California Rangeland Trust. Read story.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

GavPac Gone Rogue?

Final meetings get testy as advisory group asserts its will over Gaviota Coast planning. Read story.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Cap and Trade Explained

UCSB economist Charles Kolstad breaks down the new state program to reduce emissions. Read story.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Hooked on Frack?

Where oil companies could be fracking in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Gaviota Cluster Buster?

Planning Committee votes to redo little-known land use policy. Read story.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Judge Rules in Favor of Naples Development

Attorneys and environmentalists vow to keep fighting to preserve stretch of Gaviota Coast. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Deal to Buy Naples Dissolves

BondRok and CrossHarbor spit the bit. Read story.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Kickstarting in the Name of Naples

Surfboard shaper Ryan Lovelace launches eco-minded art effort. Read story.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Vaud and the Villains

This 19 piece 1930s New Orleans orchestra and cabaret will ... Read More