News Features

The High Price of Renting in Paradise

Santa Barbara tenants are facing extreme competition and record rates. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Fire Alert Levels High

Dry vegetation and hot weather fuel fire weather concerns. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Goleta-County Squabble Sparks Up

Supervisor Janet Wolf will discuss revenue neutrality with Goleta Mayor Michael Bennett and Assemblymember Das Williams. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Unfair Sentencing in Santa Barbara?

Protesters questioned the justice system at a PODER vigil. Read story.

Monday, September 15, 2014

City Settles Excessive Force Cases for $170,000

Tony Denunzio and Britteny Cotledge cases settled; Denunzio's harbor matter continues. Read story.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Embezzler to Repay Firefighter Union

Retired firefighter Robert Perez will repay his union the money he siphoned from its insurance account. Read story.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Fraudster Takes 10-Year Deal

David Prenatt risked spending 50 years in prison. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Holzer Case on Hold

His arraignment is delayed as a new judge is assigned. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

County Tightens Measure P Nuts and Bolts

Planning Commission approves procedures around takings and vested rights. Read story.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Developer to Save Funk Zone

Developer Neil Dipaola plans to put sailboats on a hotel roof and artists in storage containers, and almost everybody is ecstatic. How come? Read story.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

S.B. Contractors Shafted by S.F. Builder?

Lawsuit filed over Alma del Pueblo work with more complaints brewing. Read story.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

‘Elliot Rodger’ Bills Pass Legislature

Williams and Jackson proposed new gun control laws in the wake of the Isla Vista killings. Read story.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Stone Pines Distressed by Drought

Four have died along Anapamu Street with 12 more at risk. Read story.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Sewage Pipeline Moved out of Wetlands

Goleta West Sanitary District is relocating a line and anticipating growth. Read story.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Drug-Dog Days Continue

Despite zero busts last year, school board renews contract. Read story.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
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