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Jury Selection Starts for Man Charged with Fatal Shooting Behind Elmer’s bar
Jonathan HighleyJury selection began this week in theSanta Barbara County Superior Courttrial of an Orcutt man accused of shooting a father of two behind Elmer’s bar in Old Town Orcutt in 2017.Jonathan Highley is charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Anthony “Tony” San Juan, 43, of Santa
Lucky Mega Millions retailers on the Central Coast
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Lottery officials have increased the estimated jackpot for the Mega Millions prize to $667 million, making it the third-largest grand prize in Lottery history.
After-Disaster Report Tells Santa Barbara County to Refine Evacuation, Public Information Processes
TheSanta Barbara County Board of Supervisorson Tuesday heard an after-action report on the Thomas Fire and Montecito debris-flows response and storm preparedness measures for the coming winter.The report and improvement plan, compiled by a consultant firm, included perceived strengths — such as info
Charges Increased Against Driver in Death of Man During Police Pursuit
Dinara ArevaloAdditional charges have been filed against a Lompoc woman allegedly responsible for a collision nearRefugio State Beachduring a police pursuit earlier this month that claimed the life of a Santa Barbara man.TheSanta Barbara County District Attorney's Officeannounced Tuesday that it had
Contour touches down at Santa Barbara with new services
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -Contour Airlines has landed at the Santa Barbara Airport and this week it begins service roundtrip at two highly requested locations, Oakland and Las Vegas.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives Bust Illegal Marijuana Grow
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives busted an illegal marijuana cultivation site near Lompoc on Monday, and found 1,423 younger plants that were not ready for harvest. (Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department photo)
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Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee celebrates 30 years of feminist activism
After three decades of political activism including getting feminist candidates elected and appointed to public office, the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee (SBWPC) will hold a special dinner to commemorate this anniversary on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Barbara Hyatt Ce
Red flag warning issued for high winds, low humidity in mountains of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obiispo counties
A red flag warning for high winds and low humidity was issued Sunday afternoon for the mountains of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties and the foothills of the Cuyama Valley.National Weather Service forecasters said the warning, which went into effect at 9 a.m. Monday, would continue through
In answer to Oxnard challenge, Santa Barbara police enter lip-sync fray
Oxnard's version, posted in early August and featuring a guest appearance from the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders, had upped the ante among local agencies that took part.
Lompoc cruising toward another league title after Saturday's win in Santa Barbara
“Galindo struggled on the first couple of series, but settled in after that and played great,” Jones said.
Ex-Hancock College Athletes Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2014 Murder
Defendants Ali Mohammed, far left, and Lavell White stand next to their attorneys, Lori Pedego and Michael Scott, far right, in a Santa Maria courtroom earlier this year. They were sentenced to life in prison without possiblity of parole for a 2014 homicide. (Janene Scully / Noozhawk photo)
Open House for Behavioral Wellness South County Crisis Services Hub
An open house for the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness South County Crisis Services Hub will be 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at 315 Camino Del Remedio, Ste. B.The community is invited to attend and learn about the crisis services available through the Department of
Rejected Marijuana Dispensary Sues Santa Barbara, Rival Company Over Pot Permit
A marijuana retail dispensary company has filed a lawsuit against the city of Santa Barbara, alleging that it was unfairlyaced out of a permitto run a storefront shop on State Street.The lawsuit was filed attorney Peter Candy on behalf of SGSB Inc. against the city of Santa Barbara and Coastal Dispe
Sheriff's Office: Ventura condo 'overrun by squatters' served with warrant; 10 arrested
A condominium property in Ventura that had been "overrun by squatters for the past year," authorities said, was at the center of a two-month investigation that ended with 10 arrests last week.
David Leon of Dos Pueblos, Santa Barbara’s Avalon Gagnon Named Athletes of Week
Dos Pueblos quarterback David Leon and Santa Barbara High outside hitter Avalon Gagnon were named the Athletes of the Week at Monday's Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry's Plaza Cafe.David Leon, Dos Pueblos football.Avalon Gagnon, Santa Barbara High volleyball.Gagnon was the
Woman killed when tree falls on vehicle in Tustin
Tustin Technical Rescue: 9:15 am Crews are onscene of a large tree that fell on a vehicle 14000 block of Red Hill. One female fatality in the vehicle, unknown age.pic.twitter.com/R2EeHQmGw8— OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO)October 15, 2018
Santa Barbara County Firefighters hit the beach for "Foam Fest"
"It is a little unusual but we are out here just to have fun and embrace where we live, enjoy the beach, and have fun on some soft boards," said Engineer Blake Herman with the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
Santa Barbara Man Dies of Injuries Suffered in Crash Tied to Police Pursuit
Michael D. Garcia (Facebook photo)A Santa Barbara man has died of injuries he suffered earlier this month in a vehicle accident nearRefugio State Beachthat occurred during a police pursuit.Michael D. Garcia, 58, passed away Thursday night, according to Kelly Hoover, a spokeswoman for theSanta Barbar
No Santa Barbara County Stores on Chopping Block as Sears Holding Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Santa Barbara County stores will reportedly not be affected bySears Holding's filing for Chapter 11bankruptcy Monday, although the company will close 142 “unprofitable stores near the end of the year,” according to a statement from the company.“This is in addition to the previously announced closure