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Gang Wars Hit City Hall

The injunction will head to trial after heated debate. Read story.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Dies Family Sues U.S. Government, Capps, Morua

Attorney argues hospital costs and punitive damages are owed. Read story.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Freeway Closed at Castillo Due to Triple-Fatality DUI Crash

Driver Kimberly Kreis arrested; no estimated time yet of opening the roadway during Santa Barbara’s rush hour. Read story.

Originally published 8:00 a.m., April 21, 2014
Updated 9:00 a.m., April 21, 2014

Big Plans for the Big House

Proposed jail currently designed in mission theme. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Santa Barbara's Cafeteria Queen

Nancy Weiss heads a Reimagined school food program. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Deltopia Disaster Debriefed

Visitor vs. student numbers released; supervisors question Sheriff over tactics. Read story.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Caution Peppers Budget Talk

County remains hopeful but guarded over cash flow and reserves. Read story.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Deltopia Party Devolves Into Isla Vista Riot

Cops injured, tear gas used, dozens arrested/hospitalized when 15000+ descend on UCSB's college town. Read story.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Supervisors' Meeting “Hijacked” by Mental Health Advocates

Calls for treatment and not incarceration dominate Tuesday's Santa Barbara County board hearing. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Do School Foundations Increase Inequality?

Rob Reich to speak on education philanthropy. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Baptism Tragedy in Guadalupe

UPDATE: Object floating near shore turned out to be buoys; search for missing person continues. Read story.

Monday, March 31, 2014

God Goes Green

Santa Babara faith community targets climate change and visits D.C. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Botanic Garden Blooming Again

With controversial era over, the Mission Canyon institution breaks ground for the future. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

UCSB Professor Charged with Theft and Battery

Mireille Miller-Young accused of stealing anti-abortion sign then pushing and scratching campus demonstrator. Read story.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Cops Take on ‘Urban Travelers’

“Crescent Crossing” may be in City Hall crosshairs. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2014
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