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Pardall Road Project Nears Completion

After months of construction, Pardall Road is awaiting its finishing touches.
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Resort Expansion Stirs Debate

The Bacara Resort and Spa's plans to expand the hotel by constructing a 56-unit condominium-hotel complex on the cusp of Haskell's Beach - located about two miles up the coast - has been met with crit...
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Candidates Contend for SB Office

Santa Barbara City Councilwomen Helene Schneider and Iya Falcone will face off as the primary contenders to replace Marty Blum as mayor of Santa Barbara in this November's election.
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JMike To Run For SB Mayor

"JMike" is not your average Santa Barbara mayoral candidate. Justin "JMike!" Michael is a 29-year-old musician with no prior political experience and a criminal record. He's not affiliated with any p...
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Roger Crona (Or Was it Jason von Straussenburg?) Dies at 62

One of Michigan's most wanted fugitives, a man who evaded law enforcement for three and a half decades and worked at a UCSB lab under a false name for 14 of those years, passed away recently at the ag...
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City Aims to Curb Begging

Santa Barbara is looking to tackle its transient problem and significantly reduce the number of panhandlers on State Street.
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SB Museum Celebrates Life, Theories of Darwin

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History kicked off its weeklong celebration of the life and work of Charles Darwin this Sunday.
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Student Finds Prehistoric Tusk

A UCSB graduate student made a mammoth discovery earlier this month when she happened across the fossil remains of a woolly mammoth while doing survey work on Santa Cruz Island.
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IVRPD Discusses Bridge

The Isla Vista Recreation and Park District held a special meeting early Saturday morning to welcome two new board members - both current UCSB students - and to discuss the rehabilitation of the Anisq...
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Farr Takes Oath, States Plans

Despite the ongoing legal efforts of opponent Steve Pappas, Doreen Farr was officially sworn in as the new 3rd District Supervisor yesterday.
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Prop To Expand Treatment Programs

A proposition slated for next month's ballot proposes legislation that will divert non-violent drug offenders from prisons to rehab.
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New Eatery Caters to Students

A new restaurant opened its doors on Trigo Road this month, adding fresh ideas and delicious breakfast options to the Isla Vista dining scene.
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