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The Franklin Trail is a historic route from Carpinteria to Jameson Lake in the Los Padres National Forest.
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When Herman made that argument, she was issuing a wake-up call to her base as much as anyone else.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that three charges have been filed against Chad Johnson and Matthew Giles, two former Cabrillo High School wrestling coaches in Lompoc, California.
The Santa Barbara Airport has announced that, effective April 1, the Long Term Parking Lot 2, off of Hollister Avenue and Frederick Lopez Road, will no longer be available for passenger parking.
Santa Barbara County Animal Services is recommending the community to be on high alert after identifying cases of apparent distemper in raccoons in the Santa Barbara area.
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is continuing its campaign to increase enrollment in affordable health insurance for the uninsured.
The Santa Barbara County auditor-controller thinks the Board of Supervisors may not be able to comply with the terms of a proposed infrastructure-maintenance initiative if it is approved by voters.
Rooted Vine Tours is a locally owned and operated wine tour company. Our tours focus on boutique, family owned and independently operated wineries.
Four people were arrested on drug charges Wednesday after the California Highway Patrol conducted a traffic stop involving a vehicle belonging to one of the suspects, according to the Lompoc Police Department .
As daylight savings time approaches on March 9th, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department wants to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives - changing the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
A Carpinteria teacher was placed on probation - and will have to give up teaching forever - in a plea deal stemming from his arrest for allegedly molesting a 17-year-old high school student , according to the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office .
Last weekend's storm took a turn for the worse as waves pummeled concrete benches, obliterated a boat under the Goleta Beach pier and gave Saturday morning breakfast at Moby Dick Restaurant a dash of salt when a high storm surge broke through one of the windows and flooded its dining room.
The City of Santa Barbara's Wastewater Department wants to increase sewer rates by 5.5 percent next year to cover huge capital-improvement projects coming up.
It is a big county with nearly 3,800 square miles of rolling hills and beautiful scenery.
An electronic cigarette is no different than a regular cigarette, according to the Santa Maria City Council , which decided this week to extend its public-smoking ban to the relatively new devices.
Kate Hatrey Walters, 24, of Santa Barbara is sentenced to four years of probation and must seek treatment at a residential facility Santa Barbara firefighters and other emergency personnel respond May 20, 2013, to what police said was a DUI crash that left a 3-year-old boy serious injured.