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Kernohan's Toys Closing After 62 Years - Local downtown toy shop, Kernohan's Toys, is closing after 62 years in business. 65 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 18, 2017 reads comments
Potentially Suicidal Person on Clocktower - [UPDATED:] Roger reports a subject was safely detained by Santa Barbara Police after attempting to jump off a roof on Anacapa. [pics] 2351 10
South Coast Still in "Exceptional Drought" - The Santa Barbara south coast is still in an "exceptional drought," with fifty more inches of rain needed to fill and spill Cachuma Lake. 3663 27
Single Vehicle Rollover on SR-246 - Two people were injured in a single vehicle rollover accident on SR-246 early Tuesday morning. 1308 4
Goleta Family Displaced After Garage Fire - Five Goleta residents are displaced after a fire destroyed their garage early Tuesday morning. 1806 23
Website Calls for Firing of UCSB Basketball Coach - A new website is calling for long-time UCSB men's basketball coach Bob Williams to be fired after a struggling season. 1305 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 17, 2017 reads comments
Dead Zebra Found on San Simeon Beach - A zebra was found dead on the beach near San Simeon this week. 3858 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 16, 2017 reads comments
Sophia Qin Recieves NCWIT Award - Sophia Qin of Dos Pueblo High School receives national award for her technological achievements. 1017 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 15, 2017 reads comments
Power Outage After Car Crashes Into Power Pole - A car crashed into a power pole Saturday afternoon leaving hundreds of Goleta residents without power. 3475 11
Montecito Listed in Most Expensive Zip Code - Santa Barbara's 93108 zip code has been ranked amongst the most expensive zip codes in the United States. 3140 17
Tangerine Harvest Donates Fruit to the Needy - Approximately 800 pounds of tangerines were collected from a local property to distribute to those in need by volunteers organized by Food Forward. 1278 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 14, 2017 reads comments
DIRECTV Dispute Cuts Off KEYT - DIRECTV customers have lost KEYT and other channels due to a contract dispute. 2616 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 13, 2017 reads comments
Sonos CEO Steps Down, COO to Take Over - John MacFarlane, the founder and chief executive officer of Santa Barbara-based audio company Sonos, will be stepping down after 15 years of leadership. 2683 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 12, 2017 reads comments
Man Trapped in Vehicle that Caught Fire on SR-246 - [Update:] A man was trapped in his vehicle after it rolled over and caught fire on SR-246 at Refugio Road on Monday evening. 4690 17
6 Vehicle Accident at Firefighter Rd and Hwy 1 - [Update]: Santa Barbara County Fire responded to a six vehicle accident Wednesday morning at Firefighter Road and Highway 1 in Lompoc. 1526 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 11, 2017 reads comments
Lompoc Man Charged With Murder - A Lompoc man is charged with murder after he allegedly killed his girlfriend with a knife. 1897 6
UCSB Staff Strike Over Contract Dispute - University of California employees went on strike throughout California campuses over contract disputes Tuesday morning. 2311 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 09, 2017 reads comments
Grace Village Breaks Ground - New affordable housing for seniors, Grace Village, broke ground on Thursday. 1756 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 08, 2017 reads comments
Dead Body Found in Van on Mesa - Roger reports a dead body was found in a van in the 1800 Block of Cliff Drive. 4130 17
Vehicle Crashes 40 ft over Nojoqui Summit - A driver suffered severe injuries after his vehicle crashed approximately 40 feet over the side of the Nojoqui Summit on Highway 101 Saturday evening. 2390 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 07, 2017 reads comments
Four Vehicle Accident on Hwy 135 - A four-vehicle accident took place at the intersection of Highway 135 and Union Valley Parkway in Orcutt. 1013 1
Police Pursuit Ends in Crash in Old Town Goleta - [Update:] A police pursuit through Santa Barbara County of a stolen white Toyota Camry ended with a crash Thursday Night in Old Town Goleta. 3294 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 06, 2017 reads comments
Yulin Dog Survivors Walk with Families - Rescued dogs from the Chinese Yulin Dog Festival participated in a walk with their new families sponsored by the nonprofit Davey's Voice. 2194 48
Six Injured in SR-154 Collision - A three vehicle collision on SR-154 at Windy Gap left six passengers with minor injuries on Thursday morning. 2515 31
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 05, 2017 reads comments
Head-On Vehicle Collision on SR-154 - Update: A woman was airlifted to Cottage Hospital after a head-on vehicle collision on SR-154 at Armor Ranch Tuesday afternoon. 4116 44
Macy's to Close in Paseo Nuevo Mall - Macy's announced they will be closing 68 retail stores, including their downtown Santa Barbara location in the Paseo Nuevo shopping mall. 7298 78
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 04, 2017 reads comments
Suspected DUI Driver Crashes and Flees - [Update]: A suspected DUI driver crashed a vehicle through a residential fence and fled the scene in Goleta on Monday. 6599 54
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 02, 2017 reads comments
Car Drives Off Stearn's Wharf - [Update:] A vehicle went over the side of Stearns Wharf and into the ocean below on Friday afternoon. 19921 52
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 01, 2017 reads comments
New California Laws in 2017 - Starting January 1st, 898 bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown will go into effect creating new laws for Californians. 5662 25
Vehicle Over Side of SR-154 on Friday - A vehicle went over the side of SR-154 near the Windy Gap on Friday evening. 1595 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 30, 2016 reads comments
UCSB Students Rescue 3 Men from Drowning - Two UCSB students saved three men from drowning when their truck crashed and flipped over in a canal Monday in the Central Valley. 3172 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 27, 2016 reads comments
RV Fire in Los Olivos - The Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to an RV fire at 2600 Santa Ynez Street in Los Olivos. 743 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 25, 2016 reads comments
Central Coast Cities Among Least Affordable - Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo have been listed among the top 20 least affordable places to live in the US. 3828 21
3.1 Magnitude Earthquake 7 Km S of Santa Barbara - A 3.1 magnitude earthquake rattled Santa Barbara early Saturday morning. 7270 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 22, 2016 reads comments
Runners Still Waiting On Refunds One Year Later - Runners are still waiting on their refunds for over a year since the 2015 Santa Barbara Veterans Day Full Marathon was cancelled. 2271 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 20, 2016 reads comments
Former SBCC Football Player Pleads Guilty to Rape - A former Santa Barbara City College football player pleaded guilty last week to raping two women. 3457 17
Motorcyclist Dies in Collision on Foothill Road - [Update:] A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a vehicle on Foothill Road on Sunday afternoon. 7160 37
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 19, 2016 reads comments
Structure Fire on 700 Block of Cold Springs Road - [UPDATED:] The Montecito Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the area of a Christmas tree in the 700 block of Cold Springs Road. 1687 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 18, 2016 reads comments
Recent Rainfall Totals - The recent storm brought in about an inch of rain in the Santa Barbara County this past Thursday to Friday morning. 1416 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 17, 2016 reads comments
Bill to Expand Chumash Land Dies Due to Inaction - A bill that would have expanded the Santa Ynez Chumash Indian reservation by 1,400 acres died when Congress adjourned their session without acting on the legislation. 1306 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 16, 2016 reads comments
Vehicle Rollover on Highway 101 Near Los Carneros - [Update]: A vehicle rollover on Highway 101 southbound near Los Carneros sent one man to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday morning. 2147 10
Sea Lion Pup Rescued from Cabrillo Blvd. - A sea lion pup was rescued from the middle of Cabrillo Blvd by the Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol on Sunday. 2640 12
Heritage Oaks Bank Merger Under Investigation - Paso Robles-based Heritage Oaks Bank announced a definitive merger with Pacific Premier Banks of Irvine this week, prompting an investigation into the sale. 979 add
Alan Thicke Dies From Heart Attack at 69 - Actor and part-time Carpinteria resident Alan Thicke pronounced dead at 69. 2662 8
Animal Abuser Sentenced to Three Years Probation - A Goleta man was sentenced to three years of felony probation after being charged with animal cruelty for allegedly fatally injuring his newly adopted dog. 2276 37
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 15, 2016 reads comments
Police Search for Suspected Auto Thief - [Update]: Santa Barbara Police are searching for alleged auto thief 24-year-old Michyl Jordan after he resisted arrest and fled on Wednesday morning. 4261 16
Lompoc Police Recover Thousands in Stolen Items - Lompoc Police recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen items, most of which are tools, in an ongoing investigation. 1378 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 14, 2016 reads comments
Oakland Warehouse Fire Victim had Ties to Area - Brandon Chase Wittenauer, one of the 36 victims in the deadly Oakland warehouse fire, had ties to Santa Barbara County. 2450 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 11, 2016 reads comments
Mountain Biker Airlifted with Major Injuries - A mountain biker was airlifted from a trail near Paradise Road to Cottage Hospital with major injuries. 2032 1
Former Santa Barbara Students Build Watch Empire - Two former SBCC and UCSB students started a custom watch company, MVMT, which is now estimated to be worth $60 million. 3235 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 10, 2016 reads comments
City Council Approves Tajiguas Landfill Extension - Santa Barbara City Council voted to approve a multimillion dollar project to extend the life of the Tajiguas Landfill before it reaches maximum capacity. 961 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 09, 2016 reads comments
Arrest Made in Hit & Run Accident - [UPDATED:] An arrest has been made in connection with the hit and run accident on that occurred Friday morning on Cabrillo Blvd. 8400 37
Police Arrest Suspect on La Cumbre - Santa Barbara Police arrested a man after he barricaded himself inside a home on La Cumbre Road Thursday morning. 2007 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 08, 2016 reads comments
Short-Term Rentals Live On, For Now - A subscriber reports short-term rentals will continue as the County Board of Supervisors ask for more information before deciding on stricter regulations. 1692 45
Fatal Aircraft Accident in Goleta - [UPDATED:] The man who died in an ultralight aircraft accident in Goleta Tuesday morning has been identified as Matthew Erwin Wilson of Santa Barbara. 16281 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 07, 2016 reads comments
Hit and Run Victim Identified as SBCC Student - The victim of a hit and run that occurred Friday morning on Cabrillo Boulevard has been identified as SBCC student Drew Daly. 4317 18
Wada Appointed CenCal Deputy Chief Medical Officer - After serving as Santa Barbara County's Public Health Director for six years, Dr. Takashi Wada is joining CenCal Health. 1330 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 06, 2016 reads comments
Chemical Spill at Four Seasons Biltmore - [UPDATED:] The Montecito Fire Protection District responded to a chemical spill Monday morning at the Four Seasons Biltmore hotel. 2329 10
Memorial Fund Set Up for Downed Paraglider - A memorial fund has been set up in honor of the paraglider that died on Thanksgiving Day near La Cumbre Peak. 2212 9
Basketball Coach Charged with Lewd/Lascivious Acts - A Santa Maria youth basketball coach was arrested and charged with five counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor. 2468 8
Body Found from Overnight Freeway Fire - [UPDATED:] A body was found from an overnight fire on Highway 101 just north of the Salinas freeway ramp. 5936 14
Early Morning Structure Fire in Carpinteria - Roger reports a structure fire in the 700 block of Olive Ave in Carpinteria. 1189 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 04, 2016 reads comments
Folk and Tribal Marketplace - The Folk and Tribal Marketplace at the Natural History Museum gives locals an opportunity to explore art from far away lands. 1437 6
Celebrity Chef Selling Mesa Home - Celebrity chef Cat Cora is selling her ranch home on the Mesa for over $1.2 million. 5536 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 03, 2016 reads comments
Santa Maria Police Use False Report to Save Lives - The Santa Maria Police Department issued a false press release in February to save the lives of two men from a rival gang. 4132 27
Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Cabrillo - [UPDATED:] A major police investigation on Cabrillo and Castillo Streets took place after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early Friday morning. 4732 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 02, 2016 reads comments
Patagonia Reaches Record-Breaking $10 Mil in Sales - Ventura-based clothing retailer Patagonia, who promised to donate 100 percent of its Black Friday sales directly to grassroots environmental nonprofits, reached a record-breaking $10 million in sales. 2174 15
Isla Vista Balcony Collapse Settlement - Wolfe and Associates agreed to a $1.65 million settlement for the 2013 balcony collapse in Isla Vista injuring five people. 1680 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 30, 2016 reads comments
Multimillion Agreement in Diablo Canyon Closure - A multimillion dollar agreement has been reached to ease the impacts of the Diablo Canyon closure.  1531 29
UCSB Students March Out to Protest Tuition Hikes - UCSB students marched out of their classes at noon last week to protest a proposed tuition hike for 2017. 1540 32
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 29, 2016 reads comments
Collision Involving Bus Sends Students to Hospital - A traffic collision involving a Santa Maria school bus sent several junior high students to the hospital Monday morning. 1057 3
SB Ordinance Committee Recommends Smoking Ban - The Santa Barbara City Council's ordinance committee voted to update the city's current smoking laws to expand public areas where smoking will be prohibited. 1913 47
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 28, 2016 reads comments
Welfare Check Response at Vandenberg Village - Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies responded to a welfare check at Vandenberg Village involving a man holding what appeared to be a rifle. 1439 12
Fareed Concedes to Carbajal - Republican candidate Justin Fareed has conceded to Democrat Salud Carbajal for the 24th Congressional District. 2034 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 27, 2016 reads comments
Thanksgiving Day Race Honors Local Man - The Thanksgiving Day 4 Miler, which is the last event for Run Santa Barbara's Jake Clinton, drew over 600 participants and approximately 50 volunteers Thursday morning. 938 add
Paraglider Dies Near La Cumbre Peak - [Update]: The Sheriff's Department released the identity of the paraglider who was found dead on Thursday afternoon near La Cumbre Peak. 9932 42
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 23, 2016 reads comments
Officer-Involved Shooting in Lompoc - Update: A man, who fled authorities while wielding a knife, succumbed to his injuries after being shot by a Lompoc police officer. 3070 37
Patagonia to Donate 100% of Black Friday Sales - Ventura-based clothing retailer, Patagonia, pledges to donate 100% of their Black Friday sales to grassroots environmental groups. 1881 21
Vehicle Plummets 300ft Over Harris Grade - A man sustained minor injuries after his vehicle plummets 300 feet over Harris Grade Road in Lompoc. 1236 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 22, 2016 reads comments
Fareed Still Yet to Concede to Carbajal in 24th - Republican candidate Justin Fareed still has yet to concede to Democratic candidate Salud Carbajal in the 24th Congressional District. 3957 42
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 21, 2016 reads comments
Roof Collapse in Isla Vista - [Update]: A section of a roof collapsed in an Isla Vista apartment building on Sunday evening. 3483 11
Structure Fire in Orcutt - The Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Orcutt Sunday night. 551 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 19, 2016 reads comments
Actress Donates to Lompoc Theatre Project - Julia Louis-Dreyfus and husband Brad Hall have made a donation to restore the Lompoc Theatre. 1662 9
Local News Station Experiencing Technical Issues - [Update]: A technical issue caused temporary outages of KEYT, KKFX and KCOY on Thursday evening. 2351 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 18, 2016 reads comments
Radioathon Fundraises to Help the Most Vulnerable - The 'Rock the Docs' radioathon, a fundraiser collaboration by Doctors Without Walls and KTYD radio, aims to provide street medicine for the most vulnerable of Santa Barbara County. 990 2
Light Plane Crashes at Santa Barbara Airport - [Update]: A Cessna aircraft had a light crash without injuries at the Santa Barbara Airport on Thursday afternoon. 2636 20
Structure Fire On Scenic Drive - [UPDATED]: An early morning structure fire on Scenic Drive near the Montecito Golf Course damaged one home. 2344 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 15, 2016 reads comments
Elderly Driver Hits Goleta Albertsons - An elderly driver drove her car into the Goleta Albertsons in a non-injury vehicle accident Monday morning. 4178 34
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 13, 2016 reads comments
Santa Barbara Residents Protest President-Elect - Nearly 1,000 Santa Barbara residents marched down State Street to protest President-Elect Donald Trump on Saturday afternoon. 5079 72
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 12, 2016 reads comments
Vehicle Fire Shuts Down Section of SR-154 - [UPDATE:] A vehicle fire on SR-154 temporarily shut down the roadway in both directions near Cathedral Oaks on Friday afternoon. 1729 6
Suspicious Fires on State Street - [UPDATE:] The Santa Barbara City Fire Department and Santa Barbara Police Department responded to two suspicious fires on the 1200 block of State Street Friday morning. 2281 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 11, 2016 reads comments
Person with a Gun in Isla Vista? - [Update]: Isla Vista Foot Patrol Deputies and Officers responded to a report of a man with a gun near 7-Eleven Wednesday. 2839 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 10, 2016 reads comments
Local Election Results - The projected election results are in for votes in Santa Barbara County. 2757 16
Peaceful High School Student Protests - Local high schools have organized peaceful protests and walkouts due to the outcome of the presidential election. 4093 67
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 06, 2016 reads comments
Vehicle Accident Impacts Traffic on 101 South - [Update]: A vehicle went off the road on Highway 101 southbound near Olive Mill exit on Saturday afternoon. 2300 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 05, 2016 reads comments
County Fire Investigates Sulfur Smell in Goleta - The Santa Barbara County Fire Department investigated reports of a sulfur smell in West Goleta. 1236 8
Vehicle Fire Response South of Buellton - [UPDATED:] Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire off of Highway 101 south of Buellton. [pics] 1489 10
Justice Department Sues DirecTV for Collusion - The Department of Justice has sued DirecTV for colluding with local competitors to not telecast SportsNet LA, blocking live Dodgers coverage for many fans. 1766 12
Santa Rosa Island Reopened - The National Park Service reopened Santa Rosa Island after a week long search for drug smugglers found no suspects. 1099 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 28, 2016 reads comments
Uncooperative Man Arrested, 12-Inch Knife Found - [UPDATED:] An uncooperative man trespassing in a storage yard was arrested by police Wednesday after a 12-inch knife fell out of his sleeve. [pics] 4109 20
Santa Rosa Island Closed Due to Drug Smuggling - The National Park Service has issued a temporary closure of Santa Rosa Island due to safety concerns associated with a drug smuggling incident. 2598 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 26, 2016 reads comments
Fatal Accident on Highway 166 - [UPDATE]: One man is dead after a vehicle accident on Highway 166 Tuesday morning. 2820 7
Genis Pleads Guilty for Failing to File Taxes - Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Darryl Genis, pleads guilty to willfully failing to file tax returns, costing the IRS over $675,000. 4228 29
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 25, 2016 reads comments
Deceased Woman's Body Identified - [UPDATED:] The body of a 29-year-old Santa Barbara woman has been identified after being discovered on Saturday morning near E. Camino Cielo. 12583 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 23, 2016 reads comments
Fatal Accident off 101 South - [Update]: A 62-year-old Santa Barbara man died Thursday night in a solo traffic accident off Highway 101. 6920 26
Injured Hiker on Tunnel Trail - Santa Barbara County Fire crews rescued a 65-year-old hiker who became injured on Tunnel Trail. 1903 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 22, 2016 reads comments
Cyberattack Causes Outages - A major cyberattack caused outages at Twitter, Spotify, and other popular sites. 1874 26
Solidarity Rally for LGBT Community - Community members, gathered in De La Guerra plaza Tuesday evening for a LGBT solidarity rally after a gay man was assaulted on State Street. 1490 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 21, 2016 reads comments
UCSB Soccer Player Arrested For Deadly Driving - A UC Santa Barbara men's soccer player was arrested for reckless driving after nearly backing into a campus parking officer. 3186 19
Citywide Ban on RV Parking - The Santa Barbara City Council has approved a new citywide ban on oversized vehicle parking, which includes RVs and motorhomes. 4972 97

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