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Hundreds March in Solidarity with Ferguson

Protesters take to Santa Barbara’s streets amid heavy police presence. Read story.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Beacons of Home

Families move into new Habitat for Humanity housing on Canon Perdido. Read story.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Isla Vista's Blueprint for Change?

Report details potential cures for town's many ills. Read story.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Palabra Keeping the Peace?

Youth support group says it continues to quell gang violence. Read story.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Sister Janet to the Rescue

The county’s most relentless advocate for the poor steps down. Read story.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Talking Sexual Assault at UCSB

Of the 10 reported sexual assault cases at UCSB each year, one or none were adjudicated. Read story.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Undersheriff Don Patterson Retires

The department veteran reflects on his 30 years on the job. Read story.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

UCSB Long-Range Plan Wins Approval

California Coastal Commission greenlights 15-year expansion. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Doubling Down on Milpas Street

Will new business district keep it real or accelerate gentrification? Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

State Commission to Hear UCSB's 15-Year Expansion Plan

Campus hopes to grow by 5,000 undergrads and 1,380 grads. Read story.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Mexican Mafia, Meth, and Murder Plans

Grand Jury hands down indictment against alleged gang bosses. Read story.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Nicholas Kristof Keynotes UCSB Conference

A Q&A with the New York Times columnist about technology, NGOs, and charting change in a wayward world. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Oil Industry Polluting Ventura?

Toxic metals and salts found in coastal watersheds. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Santa Barbara Votes: 2014 General Election

[UPDATE, Tuesday, 11:55 p.m.]: Capps defeats Mitchum by slim margin; Measure P and Measure S both soundly defeated. Read story.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Isla Vista Unusually Calm This Halloween

Law enforcement credits public safety pushes and the rain. Read story.

Monday, November 3, 2014
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