4 hrs ago
Santa Barbara, Santa Maria Set Temperature Records
Both ends of Santa Barbara County set temperature records on Sunday, with new marks recorded in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, according to the National Weather Service .
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9 hrs ago
With Political Leaders Lined Up on Both Sides, Infrastructure Ballot Arguments Under Public Review
If approved by voters in June, the Measure M facilities ordinance would require Santa Barbara County to maintain all county-owned roads, parks and buildings in the same or better condition than existed when the initiative passed.
17 hrs ago
Santa Barbara Strings Sets 2014 Spring Concert
The Santa Barbara Strings' three progressive tiers of string ensembles will present an impressive array of pieces from the Baroque and beyond, including Edvard Grieg's Holberg Suite and a Pietro Antonio Locatelli Concerto Grosso , at its free 2014 Spring Concert in May. Concerto competition winners will be presenting the Antonio Lucio Vivaldi's ... (more)
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Amber Alert Issued for 4 Children Abducted in Los Angeles
The California Highway Patrol issued a statewide Amber Alert on Saturday after four children were reported abducted in the Los Angeles area.
The People's M.D.
Dr. Jason Prystowsky is celebrating his 39th birthday in the glow of a winter's full moon rising over the Santa Barbara pier and the refreshing spritz of a much-needed drizzle.
High Winds, 50 mph Gusts Possible on South Coast through Saturday Morning
With gusty winds blowing across the Santa Ynez Mountains, the National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Santa Barbara County's South Coast until 9 a.m. Saturday.
Santa Barbara Independent
Accomplishments and Challenges Discussed at Women's Political Committee Luncheon
"If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." Such was the message espoused - via an African proverb - by feminist Kate Karpilow on March 7 at the annual Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee luncheon.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
City Threatens Legal Action if County Supervisors Proceed with Goleta Beach Plan
Goleta city leaders don't agree with Santa Barbara County's plans for Goleta Beach Park and haven't been quiet about it, but now they're threatening to take legal action if the Board of Supervisors moves forward with the project.
Ventura County Star
Scores of gray whales passing by coast on their way north
TROY HARVEY/THE STAR Jessie Richter , Michael Smith and Russ Redmond of Gray Whales Count keep a sharp eye on the water as they scan for whales Thursday at Coal Oil Point in Goleta.
DUI Checkpoint Tomorrow
The Goleta Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI / Driver's License checkpoint on Friday March 14th, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety ... (more)
Santa Barbara Independent
Students to see special program on history and tolerance
History will unfold on the stages of Goleta Valley, La Cumbre, La Colina, and Santa Barbara junior high schools on March 18 and 19 when Beyond Tolerance sponsors a Living Voices production of "Hear My Voice."
Errant Delivery Truck Damages Montecito Storefront
Firefighters were dispatched Thursday afternoon after receiving a call reporting a delivery truck had backed into a Montecito clothing store, putting the stability of the building's roof into question.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Candidates Finalized for Santa Barbara County's June Election
Two Santa Barbara County races are being hotly contested for the June 3 statewide election: the Second District supervisor seat and sheriff-coroner.
Parents Arrested After 4-Year-Old Found Alone Outside Casino
A Santa Maria couple were arrested on child endangerment charges Tuesday after their 4-year-old daughter was found walking by herself while the couple were allegedly gambling inside the Chumash Casino .
Pesticide Spray in Summerland
There are plans in the works to spray pesticides in Summerland, and bees -- which are critical to our existence too -- may be in the crossfire.
Daily Edhat - 03/13/14
Do You Sudoku? - You can now play the Daily Sudoku on Edhat. How fast can you fill in the blanks? Flying high over Goleta, John Wiley saw a large open dirt track shrouded by trees.
NPS Presents Ranching History, March 22
Thousand Oaks, CA-The National Park Service invites the public to tour historic Rancho Sierra Vista on Saturday, March 22, 9 to 11 a.m. In addition to an easy one-mile hike of the area, visitors of all ages can meet the National Park Service patrol horses, Cache and Bay, and view a brief horse demonstration.
ANSWER: March Edness Day 8
This photo was pretty tough for most subscribers. A lot of people were confused over which sign this tree was located, but there can only be one.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Santa Barbara Independent
Suit Filed Over Gaviota Coast Project
The February 4 decision by the Board of Supervisors to allow the construction of two mansions on the Gaviota Coast was appealed to the California Coastal Commission at the end of last month by a number of environmentally minded parties, which believe that the project - located on the site of the formerly proposed Arco golf course, just west of ... (more)