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4 hrs ago | Noozhawk
Some Santa Barbara neighborhoods aren't fairly represented in city government, and as a result, those residents aren't given the same amount of access, attention or capital improvements, say plaintiffs who are suing the city over the at-large election system.
5 hrs ago | Noozhawk
What began as a vision has become a reality at the Allan Hancock College Lompoc Valley Center , where current and future firefighters, law enforcement officers and other public safety personnel will be trained in a state-of-the-art facility.
6 hrs ago | Information Technology
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AA-' rating on the following revenue bonds issued on behalf of Cottage Health System : The bonds are secured by a pledge of gross revenues of the obligated group.
16 hrs ago | KMIZ
Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch could be put up for sale, according to the investment company that owns a controlling interest in the estate.
16 hrs ago | Noozhawk
Firefighters who responded early Thursday to a raging mobile home fire discovered the body of an elderly adult inside the structure, according to the Lompoc Fire Department .
20 hrs ago | Edhat
Fiesta Pequena or Little Fiesta is the official opening of Fiesta and takes place on the steps of the Old Mission Santa Barbara.
More than 100 additional law enforcement officers will patrol the streets of Santa Barbara during this year's Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration.
Three people were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after their vehicle struck a container of powdered chlorine that fallen onto the the highway west of Buellton, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department .
As promised, attorney Barry Cappello has filed a lawsuit against the city of Santa Barbara alleging the at-large City Council elections violate the California Voting Rights Act.
Members of United Way's Young Leaders Society have a ball at their annual United We Bowl fundraising bowl-a-thon at Zodo's.
North America’s shale oil boom that started this decade has been compared to the Gold Rush fever that swept the nation in 1849 — except that the California Gold Rush lured young men to a wild, lawless place in search of fame and fortune, while shale oil is luring corporate oil and gas interests to modern-day Central California in search ... (more)
"You and I are prepared to go to the ends of the Earth," Farr said Tuesday at a committee meeting.
Community activists make presence felt at planning commission meeting to consider exemptions allowing current oil production and well maintenance to continue as directed under Measure "P" July 29 Special Meeting of the Board of Supervisor, Santa Barbara - An extensive group of community activists delivered public comment at special meeting of of ... (more)
The Santa Barbara County Search & Rescue Team is looking for new members to fill its next search and rescue training academy.
Two people were seriously injured early Tuesday in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 101 in Buellton, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department .
Do You Sudoku? - You can now play the Daily Sudoku on Edhat. How fast can you fill in the blanks? Edhat subscriber Aquaholic just returned from a solo four day trip to the Eastern Sierra Nevada range! She did lots of hiking and exploring and, of course, took many beautiful photos.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:13 pm
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