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Health-Care Puzzle

Medical bigwigs talk tangle of Affordable Care Act. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

County Will Decide on Goleta Beach Plan This Week

Goleta threatens lawsuit over city and public input. Read story.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Richard Box Re-Arrested for Violating Restraining Orders

Detectives found the wanted man eating lunch at Brophy Bros. Read story.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Giant Anteater Born at Santa Barbara Zoo

The male pup won't be on public view for several months. Read story.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Homeless Shelter Directors Laid Off

The move saves Casa Esperanza nearly $200,000 a year in salaries and benefits. Read story.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

UCSB Professor Accused of Assaulting Anti-Abortion Activist

[UPDATED WITH VIDEO]: Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust say they’re pressing charges against Feminist Studies faculty member Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., March 11, 2014
Updated 1:00 p.m., March 13, 2014

Q&A with ACLU President Susan Herman

She thinks Americans might be waking up from more than a decade of surrendering civil liberties for security. Read story.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Supreme Court Rules Against Vandenberg Protester

Denis Apel laments the 9-0 vote; vows to file First Amendment claim. Read story.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

UCSB Gang Rape Investigation Continues

Officials point to effectiveness of Central Coast's state crime lab. Read story.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Sea Otter Lawsuit Dismissed

Fishermen discussing whether to appeal judge's ruling. Read story.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

S.B. Yoga Center Sold

Barbara Hirsch and Jivana Heyman buy the center (before a corporate chain had the chance). “We were determined to make the business thrive again as quickly as possible.” Read story.

Monday, March 3, 2014

No Jubilation Among Water Officials

The weekend rains offered some relief, but much more is needed. Read story.

Monday, March 3, 2014

VIDEO: Storm Wave Crashes Through Moby Dick Restaurant

No major injuries were reported after the scary scene on Stearns Wharf. Read story.

Originally published 2:00 p.m., March 1, 2014
Updated 2:35 p.m., March 1, 2014

Revenue Deal Debated

Officials square off on divisive county/Goleta agreement. Read story.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Better Protections for Vulnerable Victims

DA touts efforts to curb human trafficking and elder abuse. Read story.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo celebrates “25 Years of Magic”, ... Read More