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Eighteen people were arrested Friday in a gang sweep through the Santa Maria Valley conducted by several local law enforcement agencies, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department .
The director of Caltrans insists his staff would not approve of keeping the Montecito-area left-side on-ramps and off-ramps for Highway 101, but local leaders on Thursday asked the state agency to include a Montecito coalition's alternative design plan in the widening project's environmental documents.
An Arcata man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly trying to elude officers while driving a stolen car, the Ukiah Police Department reported.
The Urban Hikers had an exclusive view of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department training exercise off Mission Ridge Road.
More than $8 million was committed to the design and management of the North County Jail project Tuesday, a clear signal that the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors will continue making the development a priority.
A mountain biker was seriously injured Tuesday evening while riding on a trail in Orcutt, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
The Santa Barbara County Public Works Department supports alternatives to throwing food scraps and yard waste into the landfill - one of the largest generators of methane gas.
Shards of red Spanish tile flew Tuesday as Santa Barbara city firefighters chipped away the roof of Tom and Barbara Sanborn's Riviera home before reaching for their chainsaws.
Breezy conditions - with gusts to 45 mph - have prompted forecasters to issue a wind advisory for southern Santa Barbara County.
Ryan Smith - who moved to Santa Barbara County nine months ago - is the third person to declare their intention to run for sheriff next June, joining current Sheriff Bill Brown and Sergeant Sandra Brown.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced that on Tuesday, Assembly Bill 65, by Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian of San Luis Obispo and Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal of Long Beach, was approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee with a unanimous vote.
Dog owners and their dogs are encouraged to come to Santa Barbara County Animal Services' Project PetSafe Licensing Clinic for Dogs on Saturday, May 18, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Valley Pets' 3rd Annual Animal Festival, 225 McMurray Road in Buellton.
This past Friday, Santa Barbara County released its draft budget in advance of hearings during the week of June 10-15. On the chopping block is the county contribution to the University of California Cooperative Extension and, within this item, the county's contribution to the 4-H Youth Development Program.