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Fire Official Admits to Stealing Union Funds

Robert Perez will be sentenced to three years in state prison. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Wolf, Aceves Square Off During First Candidates' Forum

Maintenance measure, taxes, donation rules, and energy production dominate the discussions. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Solvang Bomb Scare Defused

Military ammunition shell found in alleyway trash; bomb squads destroy ordnance with controlled detonation. Read story.

Originally published 11:30 a.m., April 17, 2014
Updated 2:00 p.m., April 17, 2014

Goleta Opposing Venoco, Scraps Deal

City council sending letter to state against pier-based well; company says no proposed deal if so. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Commercial Fishermen Arrested for Theft

California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers arrested two commercial fishermen on charges of conspiracy and grand theft, alleging the pair stole live rock crabs from fellow fishermen and took other catches off the dock at the Santa Barbara Harbor. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

School and Law Officials Talk Internet Safety

A mix of experts in law, education, and social media contributed to a discussion about the pitfalls of cyberspace at San Marcos High School last Friday morning. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Downtown Solvang Evacuated After Discovery of Explosive Device

The military ordinance was found in the 1600 block of Copenhagen Drive at around 3:30 p.m. Read story.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

UCSB Hosting Affordable Care Act Symposium

Friday event will look at ACA from micro and macro perspectives. Read story.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Two People Hurt in Horse-Drawn Carriage Accident

Fire engines and an air ambulance are responding to the scene in the Santa Ynez Valley. Read story.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Teen Charged with Assaulting Officer During Deltopia Pleads Not Guilty

Lawyer calls Desmond Louis Edwards a “good kid with a good heart.” Read story.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Clark Story May be a Movie

Producer Ryan Murphy options book Empty Mansions. Read story.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Teams Retrieve Body of Man Swept out to Sea During Baptism

Benito Flores went missing March 30 near Guadalupe Dunes Park. Read story.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Southbound Fairview Off-Ramp Closing

Crews will work to widen shoulder over next few days. Read story.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Man Accused of Assaulting Officer Competent to Stand Trial?

Andrew Furst was shot multiple times during the incident. Read story.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Tattoo Shop Owner Pleads Not Guilty in Theft Case

Pablo Sela is accused of stealing dozens of valuable items from antique shop. Read story.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Multicultural Craft Program: Japan

Join us for the first session of our multicultural craft ... Read More