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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. 1782 24
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. 981 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. 1216 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. 1678 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. 1924 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. 587 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. 4615 29
Residents Suggest Adding Stop Sign to 154 - Residents have recently suggested adding a four-way stop sign to Highway 154, reports KEYT. 1400 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] 916 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. 2247 15
UCSB Chancellor Shares Progress in Isla Vista - Henry Yang, the Chancellor of UCSB, published an open letter regarding the progress in Isla Vista. 899 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. 2348 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] 2279 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. 1589 13
Trader Joe's Recalls Walnuts - Trader Joe's has recalled five varieties of their walnuts after samples tested positive for Salmonella. 1912 26
News-Press Charged Again with Labor Violations - The National Labor Relations Board reissued its bad faith bargaining decision against the Santa Barbara News-Press on Tuesday.  952 12
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. 3306 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. 860 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. 806 14
Week 10: Ibarra Murder Trial - Final witnesses testify before closing arguments in the Ibarra U-Haul murder trial, reports KEYT. 518 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. 1538 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. 2885 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. 1252 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.  3201 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. 1018 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. 1027 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. 820 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. 3177 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. 2192 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. 2210 35
Foxes Thrive on Channel Islands - The once endangered Channel Island foxes are now thriving in their natural environment. 1247 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. 1717 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. 906 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] 838 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. 3656 35
Late Night Fire Destroys House Off 154 - A late night structure fire on Monday destroyed a family home near the San Marcos Pass. 1750 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. 521 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. 899 4
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. 1746 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." 2613 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. 1940 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. 846 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. 2358 34
Reactivating the Desalination Plant - The Los Angeles Times takes an in-depth look at the realities of reactivating Santa Barbara's desalination plant. 1793 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. 2092 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. 667 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. 2954 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. 1178 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. 1320 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. 739 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. 608 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. 848 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. 1407 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. 1555 37
Santa Claus Lane Project Rising Up - A new housing and business project is appearing on Santa Claus Lane near Carpinteria. 1382 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. 1178 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. 2014 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. 2382 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.  1350 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.  3375 60
Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough - A Santa Maria High School student has been diagnosed with whooping cough. 1496 16
Goleta Approves Short-Term Rental Rules - The City of Goleta has approved some new short-term vacation rental regulations. 2051 30
Santa Maria Ibarra Murder Trial - Santa Maria's U-Haul murder trial resumed Tuesday after a break of six days, reports KEYT. 1222 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 18, 2015 reads comments
Santa Maria Man Arrested for Throwing Explosive - Chad Ramos is in jail after police say he threw a homemade explosive at a Santa Maria home, reports KEYT. 1314 7
Santa Maria Man Involved in Hit and Run Arrested - Santa Maria Police arrested Alberto Rosales after he was involved in a two vehicle car crash, then tried to run from the scene. 1089 10
Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises - Through their tipline, KEYT investigated the broken promises of the Run or Dye 5k runs who advertised partnerships with local charities. 2249 15
Record Number Of Sea Lion Pup Rescues - A nonprofit Marine Mammal Center has been busy rescuing a record number of seal pups abandoned by their mothers. 1338 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 14, 2015 reads comments
Sheriffs Issue Deltopia Noise Ordinance - County Board of Supervisors approved a restrictive noise ordinance in Isla Vista on Tuesday to take place during the first two weekends of April in hopes of deterring Deltopia.  1312 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 13, 2015 reads comments
Gas Leak and Suspicious Package at UCSB - Edhat subscribers report a gas leak and another suspicious package on Wednesday at UCSB. 809 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 12, 2015 reads comments
Sex Toy Presented at City Council Meeting - A Santa Barbara City Council meeting turned X-Rated on Tuesday when a local business owner presented a dildo found on State Street.  3617 52
Family of Crash Victims Discontent With Courts - The family of three teenagers who were killed in a DUI crash in April 2014 express concern about the ongoing legal process, KEYT reports. 2146 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 11, 2015 reads comments
Santa Maria Police Condemned for Firing Ltn. Ast - On February 4, a decision was issued that lambasted Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin for firing Lt. Dan Ast for his supposed role in the death of Officer Albert Covarrubias. 1304 6
Child Molester Sentenced to 75 Years - Manuel Munoz, 65-year-old San Francsico resident, was sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for molesting his two grandsons in Santa Barbara.  1835 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 10, 2015 reads comments
Subterranean Sprinklers Not Saturating The Market - KEYT reports the Eco-Mat system being installed in various locations within Santa Barbara with aims to conserve water. 1406 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 09, 2015 reads comments
Lompoc Police Shoot Armed Teenager - A teenage boy is now in the hospital after being shot by Lompoc Police early Saturday morning, reports KEYT. 2566 40
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 06, 2015 reads comments
PODER Responds to News-Press Email Requests - PODER responds to the Santa Barbara News-Press by demanding corresponding emails between the News-Press and Councilmembers Francisco and Hotchkiss. 2810 50
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 05, 2015 reads comments
Lompoc Enters Agreement with Space Center - This City of Lompoc voted unanimously Tuesday night to go to the ENA process with Eva Blaisdell and the consortium, on their proposal to for the California Space Center. 963 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 04, 2015 reads comments
Santa Maria Teen Charged with Manslaughter - Prosecutors have filed vehicular manslaughter charges against the 17-year old driver who was involved in a street race Friday night that led to the death of a student. 2726 21
Police Seek Missing Santa Maria Teenager - Santa Maria Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating an at-risk missing juvenile. 1300 2
Neverland Ranch May Become Sexual Assault Rehab - Michael Jackson's estate in Santa Ynez Valley, Neverland Ranch, may become a rehabilition center for sexually abused children. 2779 32
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 03, 2015 reads comments
Piano Services Extraordinaire - When it comes to piano players, there's one go-to guy in Santa Barbara. His name is Dennis Schwendtner. 1045 8
Santa Barbara Desalination Plant Permit Approved - A permit dating back to 1991 to operate Santa Barbara's desalination plant was approved Friday by the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board. 1217 28
Multi-Car Accident Leaves One Person Trapped - An accident on U.S. 101 through Montecito and Summerland snarled traffic Monday morning. 1438 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 01, 2015 reads comments
Lompoc Man Charged with Embezzlement - A Lompoc man is facing felony embezzlement charges after allegedly stealing more than $150,000 from his employer. 1629 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 31, 2015 reads comments
Jewelry Store Robbery on State Street - Churchill Jewelers on State Street was robbed Friday morning by four males wearing masks, reports KEYT. 3456 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 30, 2015 reads comments
Boy Scouts Settle Molestation Case - The Boy Scouts of America have settled a lawsuit brought by the family of a former scout who was molested by a volunteer Scout leader in 2007. 1310 4
Negative Measles Test in SB County - The Public Health Department has announced the laboratory test results for the possible measles case are negative. 1547 79
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 29, 2015 reads comments
Fatal Hit-and-Run and Cab Company Trial - UPDATE: A jury is deliberating over the role of a cab company in the fatal 2013 hit-and-run death of Simon Chavez.  3258 48
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 28, 2015 reads comments
Boy Scouts Molestation Trial Starts - The trial began on Monday for the victim molested by a Boy Scouts volunteer in 2007. 1111 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 27, 2015 reads comments
Local Media Wins at Golden Mike Awards - KEYT, KCOY, KKFX (Fox 11) won several awards at the 65th Annual Golden Mike Awards hosted by the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California 1130 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 24, 2015 reads comments
Students Plan Trip To See Israel's Prime Minister - When members of the Santa Barbara Hillel go to Washington, D.C. in March, they will witness a controversial visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, says KEYT. 1504 96
Lompoc Investigates Complaints Against CrossFit Gy - The City of Lompoc is reviewing a complaint accusing a local cross fit gym of causing a disturbance to a residential zone. 1803 18
Plea Deal for Granny Field Murder Suspects - Three defendants in the 2013 Granny's Field murder took a plea deal and pleaded guilty to felony voluntary manslaughter. [mugs] 2307 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 23, 2015 reads comments
Isla Vista Threat Suspect Identified - San Luis Obispo Police Department identified a man that made threats to Isla Vista over social media last Saturday, reports KEYT. 2122 6
IV Tenants Union Fights Evictions - The IV Tenants Union is fighting back and launching a public awareness campaign for six households that were forced out of their homes, reports KEYT. 1902 29
Two Community Colleges Snubbed for Bachelor Degree - Two local community colleges were not selected for the statewide pilot program to offer Bachelor Degrees. 1569 3
Barn Fire in Solvang - A large structure fire destroyed a barn in the Santa Ynez Valley early Thursday morning, reports KEYT. 1141 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 22, 2015 reads comments
Lompoc Police Investigating Homicide - Lompoc police are investigating a homicide on the 900 block of North H Street, reports KEYT. 1344 add
Vreeland Ordered to Stop Duck Dynasty Commercial - Vreeland Ford in Buellton has been ordered to pull their recent car commercial which parodies the show "Duck Dynasty." 2677 31
Isla Vista Foot Patrol to Wear Body Cameras - The Isla Vista Foot Patrol will start wearing body cameras while on-duty by late February. 1291 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 21, 2015 reads comments
Opposing Protests Outside Santa Barbara News-Press - Community activists and anti-immigration groups clashed in the De la Guerra Plaza on Monday, outside the Santa Barbara News-Press building. 4229 80
Mystery Illness Impacts Santa Barbara Teen - A mystery illness has top medical officials around the country focusing on Santa Barbara, reports KEYT. 5178 17
Banded Tail Pigeons Dying - Animal Rescue Team, Inc. has collected more than sixty dead banded tail pigeons to be sent to UC Davis for necropsy. Warning: Graphic [Pic] 2201 13
Mountain Lion Caught on Camera - A mountain lion was caught on camera in the lower Riviera, reports KEYT. 4219 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 19, 2015 reads comments
Opposition to Eastside Business District - A proposal by the Milpas Community Association to create an Eastside Business Improvement District has received some opposition, reports The Independent. 1718 35
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 18, 2015 reads comments
Credibility of Ibarra Trial Witness Challenged - Defense attorneys in the Anthony Ibarra murder trial cross-examined the woman called to testify in the first week of the trial about her heavy methamphetamine use 1393 add
War Of The Words - During a discussion about Santa Barbara County's legislative platform in 2015, things got heated over Chumash land issue comments, reports KEYT. 1796 46
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 17, 2015 reads comments
Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Santa Maria - Updated With Press Release: A small two-seat plane had engine trouble and made an emergency landing on Highway 166 near the Twitchell Reservoir. 1648 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 15, 2015 reads comments
Police Investigating Santa Maria Shooting - Santa Maria police are investigating a shooting that left a teen with non-life threatening injuries. 1454 2
Increased Water Rates in Santa Barbara - Proposed rate increases for water in Santa Barbara could show up on bills starting this July. 1408 25

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