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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 26, 2015 reads comments
Guitar Company Scamming Customers? - A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with musicians all over the country, reports KEYT. 2952 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 25, 2015 reads comments
Vigil Held for Mother Killed In Oxnard - A vigil was held next to the Santa Barbara Courthouse on Wednesday to remember a former SBHS graduate who was shot and killed by Oxnard police. [pic] 2341 30
Woman Describes Suspect Break-In - An Orcutt woman recounts the terrifying event of a pursuit suspect breaking into her home. 994 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 24, 2015 reads comments
Police Officer Allegedly Strikes Phone - UPDATE: A subscriber reports a Santa Barbara Police Officer struck a resident's camera phone last month while he filming an arrest on State Street. 6929 145
Missing Soldier Returns Home - A U.S. soldier who died as a prisoner of war in Korea is finally returning home to Santa Barbara after nearly 65 years. 1027 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 23, 2015 reads comments
Wrongfully Convicted Inmate to Walk Free - The Ventura County Superior Court is expected to drop charges against a man who spent 36 years in prison for a 1978 murder. 1572 26
Water Rates Increase in Santa Maria - The City of Santa Maria becoming the latest water purveyor to raise rates as its customers continue to cut back on water use amid the historic drought. 420 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 22, 2015 reads comments
Patients Test Positive in Dr. Investigation - The Public Health Department has released patient test results of Dr. Allen Thomashefsky, who is investigated for possible virus exposure to patients. 4423 40
Blue Jellyfish on Local Shores - Updated With More [Pics]: A unique looking blue jellyfish has been found on local beaches. 3568 24
Raw Fish Salmonella Outbreak - There are 18 salmonella cases due to consuming raw fish reported in Southern California. 2154 34
Ventura Fault Line and Tsunami Threats - Recent research shows the Ventura fault line is extremely dangerous and capable of producing severe tsunamis, reports the LA Times. 2748 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 20, 2015 reads comments
Guadalupe to Potentially Dissolve - The LA Times followed up on the Grand Jury's report to dissolve the City of Guadalupe. 1049 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 18, 2015 reads comments
Santa Maria Air Attack Base Gets Sikorsky - The Sikorsky 64 "Skycrane" is a valuable workhorse when it comes to fighting fast-moving, wind- driven wildfires, reports KEYT. 959 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 17, 2015 reads comments
Honoring Local Dispatchers - This week is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week; it's a time to recognize the men and women who answer those important and sometimes life saving 911 phone calls. 661 4
Oregon Medical Board Restricts Allen Thomashefsky - UPDATE: After the possible spread of Hepatitis B and C a local doctor is now under legal restrictions in Oregon. 2893 32
Flying Wish Paper Found on Peak - Update by Urban Outfitters: product recalled. Hikers found a Flying Wish Paper kit and a lighter at the top of Montecito Peak, reports KEYT. 4309 50
New Police Station at SBCC - SBCC Administration approved a campus office to be used for local police to perform various duties when they're near campus. 636 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 16, 2015 reads comments
Reid Says Child Molestation Cause of Murder - Lawyers for Brian Reid ask his murder charge be reduced to manslaughter as he shot his parents after finding out his father molested his daughters. 2373 12
Drought Stage Rising - Santa Barbara City Council members recently suggested to move the city's drought stage to the highest level, reports KEYT. 1605 34
New Panhandling Zones - The Santa Barbara City Council has agreed upon regulations which mandate panhandling distance zones around restaurants and movie theaters, reports KEYT. 1744 54
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 15, 2015 reads comments
Fire Protection Bond Goes to Voters - The Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District is banking on voters to help fund new construction at its aging stations, reports KEYT. 684 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 14, 2015 reads comments
Williams to Run for Board of Supervisors - Das Williams formally announced his candidacy to run for the First District of Santa Barbara County on the Board of Supervisors. 1460 50
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 12, 2015 reads comments
Cachuma Lake Fish Derby Still On - The Cachuma Lake level may be going down but the upcoming fishing derby is still on, and some anglers feel they will have a better chance to get the top catch. 1103 14
So Cal Edison to Upgrade Power Grid - So Cal Edison has promised to provide $12 million in grid improvement work to the City of Santa Barbara. 1003 15
Lompoc Officers Attacked - Two men have been arrested and charged after two Lompoc police officers were attacked late Friday night in the 400 block of north M Street. 1142 20
During CA Drought, SB Saves H2O - Santa Barbara is listed as number one in Southern California cities and districts for water savings. 1724 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 11, 2015 reads comments
Severely Burned Santa Barbara Teen Returns Home - Santa Barbara teen, Jacob Keefer, was released from a Los Angeles burn center where he spent six weeks in and out of intensive care. 2237 14
Firefighting Agencies Get Ready For Fire Season - Local, state and federal firefighting officials are mapping out plans for a busy fire season amid the historic drought conditions, reports KEYT. 988 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 10, 2015 reads comments
Influx of Stranded Sea Lion Pups - Over 2,000 sea lion pups were stranded on California beaches this year, reports the LA Times. 1179 26
Carbajal to Run for 24th Congressional District - Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal has officially thrown his hat in the ring for Lois Capps' 24th Congressional District seat. 1496 44
Locals Protest for Hawaiian Protection - Local activists gathered on Cabrillo Blvd. Wednesday evening to protest the Thirty Meter Telescope that is planning to be built on a sacred Hawaiian mountain. 2213 53
LinkedIn Buys Lynda.com for $1.5 Billion - Major social networking website LinkedIn has purchased local online education company, Lynda.com, for $1.5 billion.  2140 21
Haggen Starts to Transform Local Stores - It's time for selected Vons and Albertsons stores to slowly transition into Haggen Food and Pharmacy. 3370 41
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 09, 2015 reads comments
Firefighters Warn About Silent Killer - After a recent carbon monoxide poisoning in Maryland, Santa Barbara City Fire Department sends out a warning, reports KEYT. 812 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 08, 2015 reads comments
Short-Term Rentals Spike Despite Controversy - Despite controversy the number of short-term rentals has spiked, reports KEYT. 2549 42
Patient Sues Cottage Hospital for Sexual Assault - A former patient has filed a lawsuit against Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital alleging sexual battery and elder abuse.  1356 4
Spectrum Clubs Bought Out - A San Francisco based company, The Bay Club, has bought out the 11 Spectrum Athletic Clubs in Southern California. 2424 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 07, 2015 reads comments
Lompoc Road Rage Incident Leads to Arrest - A 21 year-old Santa Maria man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Lompoc on Saturday night, reports KEYT. 948 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 04, 2015 reads comments
More Shutdowns for UCSB Greek Life - A third fraternity at UCSB has been shut down with a sorority suspended due to an investigation. 2908 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 03, 2015 reads comments
Los Alamos Man Arrested Again - A Los Alamos man who was involved in a stand-off with police last month was arrested again for making criminal threats.  1246 7
Lines Drawn in District Elections - The City of Santa Barbara has released the final map for the district elections to take place in November.  1188 27
High School Teacher Sentenced in Sex With Minor - Brian Thomas Hook, the high school coach charged for having sex with a 16-year-old student, was sentenced to one year in county jail, reports KEYT. 1957 23
Granada Books to Close Doors - After a recent plea for financial support, Granada Books has decided to close their doors for good. 2423 41
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 02, 2015 reads comments
Traffic Sign Ignored on Carrillo - Traffic signs installed to keep a dangerous intersection in downtown Santa Barbara safe are being ignored, reports KEYT. 2538 44
Gov. Orders Mandatory Water Restrictions - Governor Jerry Brown has imposed mandatory water restrictions on California residents. 2589 48
Fire Recruits Participate in Ventilation Training - Santa Barbara County fire recruits participated in ventilation training on Tuesday. [pics] 446 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 01, 2015 reads comments
Santa Maria Woman Describes Carjacking - A Santa Maria woman described a carjacking attempt that was foiled by an off-duty Sheriff's Deputy. 1017 13
News-Press Appeals Labor Violation Charges - UPDATE: The Santa Barbara News-Press has appealed the National Labor Relations Board ruling. 2048 28
News-Press Threatens Lawsuit Against PODER - According to PODER, the Santa Barbara News-Press has recently sent a cease and desist letter over a recent photo posted on PODER's Facebook page.  3244 53
Second Juror Excused in UHaul Murder Trial - Deliberations in the Santa Maria UHaul murder trial were re-started Monday morning after a second juror was excused from the panel, reports KEYT. 742 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 31, 2015 reads comments
Woman Sues Rape Crisis Center for Rape - A woman filed a lawsuit claiming a staff member of the Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center had raped her. 4137 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 29, 2015 reads comments
Suspicious Package in Buellton - Sheriffs investigated a suspicious backpack found at Pea Soup Andersen's in Buellton on Friday night. 1134 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 28, 2015 reads comments
San Miguel Island to Partially Reopen - The U.S. Navy announced their initial review of San Miguel Island is complete and they will work to partially reopen the space to the public. 1498 8
Alleged Domestic and Animal Abuser in Court - Chinese resident Duanying Chen, who allegedly strangled his girlfriend and tortured her puppy, appeared in court on Thursday. 1842 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 27, 2015 reads comments
City College Students Share Thoughts on Teepee - Santa Barbara City College students share their thoughts on the teepee controversy that took over the campus earlier this month. 2115 57
Water Pipeline to Nipomo Nears Completion - Drought-weary Nipomo will soon be getting some relief via a water pipeline from Santa Maria that is nearing completion. 821 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 26, 2015 reads comments
Solvang Added to ISIS Threat - Solvang has been mentioned in a "Kill List" made by ISIS to threaten U.S. servicemen and cities. 5150 29
Residents Suggest Adding Stop Sign to 154 - Residents have recently suggested adding a four-way stop sign to Highway 154, reports KEYT. 1491 29
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 25, 2015 reads comments
Week 11: Ibarra Murder Trial Jury Begins - The jury in the brutal torture and murder case of Anthony Ibarra began deliberations at 10:45 Tuesday morning, reports KEYT. [pics] 987 2
Tattoo Shop Owner Sentenced to Five Years - Pablo Sela, former Iron Cross Tattoo owner, has been sentenced to five years in prison for charges of receiving stolen property and elder abuse. 2395 15
UCSB Chancellor Shares Progress in Isla Vista - Henry Yang, the Chancellor of UCSB, published an open letter regarding the progress in Isla Vista. 989 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 24, 2015 reads comments
UCSB Student Missing in Yosemite - UPDATE: A UCSB student that disappeared on a day hike with friends in Yosemite was found alive with a head injury. 2681 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 21, 2015 reads comments
Lompoc Man in Critical Condition - KEYT reports a Lompoc man was riding his Harley Davidson Wednesday when he was thrown off his bike as he tried to pass a volkswagon making a left turn. [pic] 2418 45
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 20, 2015 reads comments
Restaurant Helps Fundraising for Teen - Help for a burned teenager in Santa Barbara through a special food certificate drive is being organized by Laura Knight, reports KEYT. 1670 13
Trader Joe's Recalls Walnuts - Trader Joe's has recalled five varieties of their walnuts after samples tested positive for Salmonella. 2228 26
Granada Books Asking for Support - Local bookstore, Granada Books, is asking the community for support to keep them open through the end of the year. 3451 78
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 18, 2015 reads comments
Pedestrians Rally To Get Council's Attention - Parents, children and community organizers rallied on the corner of Voluntario and Carpinteria streets on Santa Barbara's Eastside Monday afternoon. 904 4
Water Restrictions Could Get Tighter In California - The State Water Resources Control Board will vote Tuesday to renew and increase emergency regulations as the Golden State enters its fourth year of the drought. 1081 14
Week 10: Ibarra Murder Trial - Final witnesses testify before closing arguments in the Ibarra U-Haul murder trial, reports KEYT. 581 1
Trial Starts for Alleged Embezzler - The trial of Freddy Pachon, the former VP of Select Staffing accused of embezzling nearly $700,000, started last week in Santa Barbara. 1721 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 17, 2015 reads comments
SBCC Teepee Art Project Sparks Debate - A wooden teepee built as an art project on SBCC's West Campus was taken down after the school received heavy criticism from Native American students. 3028 75
Santa Maria Police Investigating Homicide - Santa Maria police are looking for at least one gunman who opened fire killing a man overnight, reports KEYT. 1301 9
Carpinteria Church Sued for Hiding Sex Abuse - Updated Information: Carpinteria Community Church is accused of covering up sexual abuse in a new lawsuit filed this week.  3309 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 15, 2015 reads comments
Shark Sighting Closes Surf Beach - Surf Beach is closed until Tuesday due to a shark sighting off the coast of Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday. 1080 19
Wide-Ranging Gas Prices in Santa Barbara - A recent poll ranks Santa Barbara as 4th on the list of top 10 West Coast cities with wide-ranging gas prices. 1082 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 14, 2015 reads comments
Week 9: Santa Maria Ibarra Murder Trial - The man accused of delivering the deadly blows that killed the victim Anthony Ibarra in Santa Maria's U-Haul murder trial is on the witness stand, reports KEYT. 876 add
Murder Cold Case of Goleta Couple Heats Up - The 1986 Mojave Desert cold case of the double murder of a Goleta couple is finally unraveling, reports the LA Weekly. 3347 8
Armed Robbery at US Bank - Police are actively searching for a suspect in an armed bank robbery at U.S. Bank on State and Carrillo. 2289 16
Memorial Services for Firefighter Corrigan - Updated With [Pics]: Memorial services and a procession will take place Friday in honor of Firefighter Daniel Corrigan, affecting several traffic routes. 2301 35
Foxes Thrive on Channel Islands - The once endangered Channel Island foxes are now thriving in their natural environment. 1347 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 12, 2015 reads comments
PODER Criticizes Chamber of Commerce - Local activist group, PODER, responded to the Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce for their comments regarding a recent protest over the Eastside Business Improvement District. 1814 54
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 11, 2015 reads comments
Solvang City Council Bans Electronic Cigarettes - On Monday, the Solvang City Council voted to add an electronic cigarette ban to its tobacco ordinance. 948 22
Keep IV Safe Dissuades Detopia Visitors - Keep Isla Vista Safe, a community Facebook page, is working to dissuade out-of-town visitors during Deltopia. [vid] 900 8
Haggen Taking Over Albertsons And Vons - Haggen will convert several Vons and Albertsons grocery stores in the tri-county area by the beginning of May. 4173 35
Late Night Fire Destroys House Off 154 - A late night structure fire on Monday destroyed a family home near the San Marcos Pass. 1813 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 10, 2015 reads comments
Cachuma Lake Emergency Pump Tested - The emergency pump at Cachuma Lake was tested on Monday as the online date nears. 557 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 08, 2015 reads comments
Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty - The murder suspect accused of killing a homeless man on Quarantina Street last week, pled not guilty in court on Thursday. 1001 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 07, 2015 reads comments
Recent Homeless Survey Numbers Released - The statistics have been released regarding the homeless population residing in Santa Barbara County. 1819 20
Fire Challenge Responsible for Teen's Burns - A local teen that was badly burned earlier this week had taken part in an online trend called the "Fire Challenge." 2799 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 06, 2015 reads comments
Lone Woman Still A Mystery - Archaeologists worked to reveal details of the cave where the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island may have lived, reports the LA Times. 2052 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 05, 2015 reads comments
Santa Maria Ibarra Murder Trial - The U-Haul murder trial in Santa Maria is opening up information on the gang leadership in the area. 889 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 04, 2015 reads comments
Surveillance Video of PODER Protesting Business - Surveillance video has been released of the PODER protest at El Bajio, sparking a debate between City Council members. 2423 34
Reactivating the Desalination Plant - The Los Angeles Times takes an in-depth look at the realities of reactivating Santa Barbara's desalination plant. 1864 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 03, 2015 reads comments
IV Victim's Families File Suit Against Sheriffs - Law firms representing the parents of three slain students in last year's Isla Vista mass murder are filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Santa Barbara County. 2144 35
Feds Deny Water to Central Valley Farmers - The Federal Bureau of Reclamation has announced it will not release reservoir water for most Central Valley farmers for the second straight year. 709 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 02, 2015 reads comments
Boy In Critical Condition After Playing With Fire - A teenage boy is in critical condition at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with second-degree burns after playing with fire, reports KEYT. 3005 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 01, 2015 reads comments
Alternatives to Deltopia Partying - Student leaders at SBCC brainstorm alternative activities to deter partying during Deltopia. 1245 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 28, 2015 reads comments
Google Investment Made To Spur Solar Panel Install - Google announced plans to invest $300 million into a Solar City fund to help install solar panels on thousands of homes, reports KEYT. 1366 10
Santa Maria Murder Trial: Day 24 - The Anthony Ibarra murder trial resumed Thursday morning with more defense cross-examination of one of the two lead Santa Maria Police Detectives. 781 2
Fire, Sheriff, CHP get set for real emergency - Several fire and law enforcement agencies took part in a Montecito drill involving a fatality inside a car and dangerous gases, reports KEYT. 635 add
Container Port Chaos Takes Light Toll on Ag - Import-export businesses chaos is taking a light toll on Agriculture in Central Coast, reports KEYT. 895 add
UCSB Shuts Down Phi Sigma Kappa Frat - Phi Sigma Kappa, a fraternity in Isla Vista, has been shut down for violating chapter policies amid allegations of hazing and misconduct. 1593 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 27, 2015 reads comments
Santa Barbara Asks for Community Input - Santa Barbara is asking the community for help to decide which of many projects need to be fixed first on a long list of priorities. 1605 37
Santa Claus Lane Project Rising Up - A new housing and business project is appearing on Santa Claus Lane near Carpinteria. 1417 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 25, 2015 reads comments
Hills Bandit Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery - The "Hills Bandit" pleaded guilty Monday to five federal charges relating to bank robberies from Laguna Niguel to Santa Barbara. 1256 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 22, 2015 reads comments
Lompoc Officer Arrested for Domestic Violence - A Lompoc Police Officer was arrested Friday evening on domestic violence charges. 2111 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 21, 2015 reads comments
Richard Box Pled No Contest to Sex Abuse - Richard Box pleaded no contest last week to felony sex crimes and domestic violence charges. 2458 23
Privacy Challenges of Drones Examined - An oversight hearing led by Sen. Jackson earlier this week examined the innovative uses and privacy challenges of drones.  1445 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 19, 2015 reads comments
PODER Protests Milpas Restaurant Over EBID - Several protests took place this week at a local Milpas restaurant over the proposed Eastside Business Improvement District.  3571 60
Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough - A Santa Maria High School student has been diagnosed with whooping cough. 1549 16

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