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A.S., Goleta Bars Agree to Sponsor Bill’s Bus Fee

Bowlers and karaoke fans alike can leave their keys at home on Wednesday nights and still enjoy a night out thanks to the renewal of a program this fall that gives students free Bill's Bus rides to Zo...
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Nava Celebrates Speed Limit Law Passage

Nearly a year after a local junior high student was killed by a car on his way to class, local Assemblyman Pedro Nava celebrated the passage of the Safer School Zone Act yesterday with a press confere...
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Humane Society Awards Nava for California Condor Conservation

Commemorating his efforts to preserve the last 130 California condors remaining in the wild, the Humane State Legislator of the Year Award was presented to local assemblyman Pedro Nava yesterday in do...
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Farr Reveals Plan for Bid at SB District Supervisor

Local politician Doreen Farr announced recently that she will run for the position of Santa Barbara County 3rd District supervisor once Brooks Firestone vacates the office in 2009.
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McCaw Testifies in News-Press Suit

The Santa Barbara News-Press became the center of local media attention once again this past week, after owner and co-publisher Wendy McCaw took the stand to defend herself against alleged union viola...
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Police Exhume Pot Plants in Lompoc

The largest recorded marijuana bust in Santa Barbara County history took place this past Tuesday, when the Sheriff's Dept. discovered over 100,000 plants on a private ranch near Lompoc.
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Project Strives for Alcohol Education

Commemorating over three years of programming aimed at reducing binge drinking in Isla Vista, students, local residents and businesses gathered in Anisq' Oyo' Park on Tuesday to celebrate efforts made...
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I.V. To Develop More Low-Income Housing

Following the approval of the Isla Vista Master Plan this past summer, local officials announced earlier this month that a rezoned neighborhood may satisfy state requirements for low-income housing in...
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Unique Beach Paradise Offers Scenes to Delight the Senses

UCSB is not only well known for its famous party scene and world-class academics, but also for the natural beauty surrounding its campus.
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UCSB Graduate Survives Alleged I.V. Stabbing

Three days after he allegedly stabbed a recent UCSB graduate in Isla Vista, police arrested Santa Maria resident David Hartsock on charges of attempted murder on Tuesday.
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Board Delays Gaviota Construction Plans

The Gaviota Coast Conservancy and the private owners of a 17-acre parcel are still locked in dispute over a proposal to build a 15,000 square foot home on the lot, after the Santa Barbara County Board...
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Stories from the files of Isla Vista Foot Patrol

Monday, June 25, 1:54 p.m. - Deputies were dispatched to the 6800 block of Del Playa Drive Monday afternoon when neighbors reported that a suspicious-looking tall blonde wearing short shorts was spott...
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SB School Board Terminates Employment of 48 Instructors

The Santa Barbara School Board laid off 48 local teachers Tuesday night, adding to the already tense relations between the district's educators and the board.
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Legendary Albino Raccoon Dies From Dog Attack

Isla Vista's illustrious albino raccoon is dead, and as hundreds of local residents mourn his untimely passing, the responsible canine is still at large.
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Tax on Landlords To Pay for Park Renovations, Skate Park Construction

Like spending your landlord's money? How about on a skate park?
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