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Santa Barbara Police, CPUC Teaming Up to Create Training Program for Party Bus Companies

Business and government representatives meet to discuss underage drinking and other issues associated with the passenger carriers

Published on 04.20.2015 10:34 p.m.


Santa Barbara Airport Receives $3 Million Federal Grant for Improvements

The money will go toward updating the runway lighting system and the paved parking area for aircraft, as well as installing a wildlife barrier

Published on 04.20.2015 10:11 p.m.


County Puts Retired Public Safety Officials to Work on Disaster-Preparedness Plan

Published on 04.20.2015 9:16 p.m.


Fire Damages House in Santa Maria the Day Before Code-Compliance Hearing

The owner allegedly allowed people to live in the residence on North Thornburg Street although it had been deemed uninhabitable

Published on 04.20.2015 7:51 p.m.


Former Noozhawk Reporter Wins Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting

Rob Kuznia receives the coveted award for a series of stories he co-wrote for the Daily Breeze in Torrance dealing with corruption in a local school district

Published on 04.20.2015 6:17 p.m.


SBCAG Looks for Firm to Handle Highway 101 Widening Project Design Work

Published on 04.20.2015 4:05 p.m.


Human Rights Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali to Bring Message of Islamic Reformation to Santa Barbara

Amid escalating violence by Muslim extremists, author and free speech champion calls on West to wage ‘War of Ideas’

Published on 04.19.2015 10:35 p.m.


School Yards to Appear Brown on Their Luck as Santa Barbara District Grapples with Drought

Further tightening of campus water use to take visible toll on lawns; city, district officials discuss gains in after-school program participation

Published on 04.19.2015 9:18 p.m.


Santa Barbara Schools May Lose Police Resource Officer Position

Published on 04.19.2015 3:00 p.m.


Lompoc’s New Bike Park Dedicated in Memory of Community Volunteer Al Walker

Hundreds of bicyclists roll through sprawling River Bend Bike Park, with some even flipping in celebration of grassroots achievement

Published on 04.19.2015 2:45 p.m.


Santa Barbara Teacher Ashley Somics Hopeful a 2nd Kidney Donor Will Emerge to Help Save Her Life

La Cumbre Junior High School educator was saved by her mom when she was 14, but finds herself needing a new donation now

Published on 04.18.2015 10:43 p.m.


45th Annual Earth Day Showcases Rare Cars, Local Foods and Throngs of Festival Fans

Alameda Park teems with environmental and energy innovation, including a prototype hydrogen fuel-cell car

Published on 04.18.2015 9:17 p.m.


Alexandra Freres, Ysabella Yturralde Claim Fiesta Spirit Crowns for 2015 Old Spanish Days

Dynamic dance duo to lead the way as ambassadors for annual Santa Barbara tradition, which culminates Aug. 5-9

Published on 04.18.2015 9:05 p.m.


Aggressive Dog Shot and Killed by Sheriff’s Deputy During Arrest in Montecito

Published on 04.18.2015 5:28 p.m.


Motorcyclist Injured in Highway 101 Crash in Santa Barbara

Rider had braked for traffic and was struck from behind by a vehicle below Las Positas Road overpass

Published on 04.18.2015 9:48 a.m.


Local Doctors Take to the Lobero Theatre Stage to Stress the Importance of Immunizations

Sansum Clinic's 'Strive for 95' symposium is part of an effort to ensure 95 percent of residents in the community receive vaccinations

Published on 04.17.2015 10:38 p.m.


Katcho Achadjian Heads to Santa Barbara to Announce Run for Central Coast Congressional Seat

The 35th District Assemblyman reveals his candidacy while surrounded by local Republican leaders and supporters

Published on 04.17.2015 9:21 p.m.


Santa Barbara to Pay $78,000 More in Attorney’s Fees for District Elections Settlement

Published on 04.17.2015 8:13 p.m.


Sheriff’s Officials Release Identity of Skeletal Remains Found on San Miguel Island

Richard Martin Smith had been traveling with a female companion, who also was reported missing but has not been found

Published on 04.17.2015 3:40 p.m.


Suspicious Powder Prompts Evacuations in Santa Maria

A County Fire hazmat crew and other emergency personnel respond after an office worker reportedly opens an envelope containing the substance

Published on 04.17.2015 2:49 p.m.


Highway 101 Accident Ties Up Northbound Commuter Traffic

Published on 04.17.2015 7:39 a.m.


‘Staff Ride’ of Santa Barbara Front Country Helps Prepare Local Agencies for Wildfire

Participants stop at a handful of locations along the South Coast, discussing previous blazes and how to react in similar situations

Published on 04.16.2015 11:00 p.m.


Dos Pueblos Student Arrested for Allegedly Making Threats

Published on 04.16.2015 10:24 p.m.


Santa Barbara Party Bus Driver Charged in Second Incident

Published on 04.16.2015 9:22 p.m.


Santa Maria Man Arrested on Child-Molestation Charges

Published on 04.16.2015 6:41 p.m.


Woman Killed in Collision with Tractor in Orcutt

Crash occurred in the 200 block of East Rice Ranch Road

Published on 04.16.2015 6:21 p.m.


Motorcycle Cop Hurt in Collision with Another Officer

Minor injuries reported in crash at Mission and De la Vina streets in Santa Barbara

Published on 04.16.2015 5:35 p.m.


Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park Invites Santa Barbara to ‘Stand Up for Climate’

Published on 04.16.2015 4:20 p.m.


Doctor Under Investigation in Santa Barbara Ordered Not to Administer Injections at Oregon Clinic

Published on 04.16.2015 3:43 p.m.


Doctor Reportedly Working in Oregon During Santa Barbara Investigation

Published on 04.15.2015 4:33 p.m.


Guadalupe Leaders Vow City Will Survive After Critical Grand Jury Report

City Council has strong response to Santa Barbara County Grand Jury report that recommended disincorporation due to financial issues

Published on 04.15.2015 12:15 p.m.


Santa Barbara County Funds Four New Vacation Cabins for Lake Cachuma

Parks officials say the additional fully furnished rentals, expected to be available for use in August, will help meet increased demand

Published on 04.15.2015 10:50 a.m.


Supervisors Get Update on Measure A Maintenance Funding

Published on 04.15.2015 9:55 a.m.


Attorneys Make Opening Statements in Trial of Man Who Shot His Parents in Orcutt

The defense for Brian Keith Reid argues that he 'began to lose his mind' after allegations that his father molested his daughters and tried to cover it up

Published on 04.14.2015 10:40 p.m.


Goleta Water District Wants Avocado Farmers to ‘Stump’ Trees for Temporary Savings

The Board of Directors gives conditional approval of the Cash for Crops program, which offers rebates for agricultural customers willing to cut back

Published on 04.14.2015 9:30 p.m.


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