The families of former UCSB students David Wang, James Hong and George Chen jointly filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Santa Barbara County, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department and Capri Apartments.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department has destroyed 47,000 marijuana plants in the county over the past few months during the annual marijuana eradication season, resulting in a loss of $131 million in street value.
Hundreds of students, workers and community members rallied together at Storke Tower yesterday afternoon, as part of a UC systemwide strike by American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees 3299, a union that represents roughly 22,000 workers in the UC system.
The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted down a motion to contribute $15,000 toward an Environmental Impact Report on banning single-use plastic bags in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties in its meeting this past week. The Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment, a cross-jurisdictional agency for the protection of Santa Barbara and […]
The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors approved a ban on all medical marijuana dispensaries in the county at its Tuesday meeting after months of deliberation and failed alternate proposals. The board voted 4-1 to prohibit storefronts in unincorporated areas of the county after placing a temporary moratorium on local dispensaries in January 2010. The […]
The Santa Barbara County and Montecito Planning Commissions voted to approve an ordinance to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of the county during last week’s meeting. On Oct. 4, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 against the Commissions’ prior proposal, which allowed storefronts to operate under certain location and usage […]
The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban all medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of the county during last week’s meeting. Fifth District Supervisor Steve Lavignino made the motion to pursue a permanent ban after the board rejected the Santa Barbara and Montecito Planning Commissions’ recommendation to employ new zoning ordinances for […]
The Santa Barbara Public Library System is seeking summer volunteers to improve their checkout system and upgrade current collections.
The Santa Barbara County Democratic Party announced its endorsements for the 2012 Santa Barbara City Council elections this week to jump-start the candidates’ campaign plans. The County Democrats endorsed former two-term councilmember Iya Falcone, former KCSB radio news director Cathy Murillo and Santa Barbara Planning Commission member Deborah Schwartz. The party selected its representatives earlier […]
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