Families Sue For Wrongful Death


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.

Police Share I.V. Status Over Pizza

Pizza with a Cop

The UCSB Police Department (UCPD) and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department hosted Pizza with Police on Thursday at Pizza my Heart in conjunction with Associated Students.

Isla Vista Stays Safe This Halloween

There were no major incidents in Isla Vista this past Halloween weekend and arrests and citations were down significantly compared to last year’s Halloween attendance, according to a statement from the Santa Barbara County Sherriff’s Department.

Sheriff’s Department Destroys Marijuana Plants

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.

Santa Barbara Cops Nab More Drunk Drivers With New Tactics

Officers arrested eight out of 400 drivers that passed through the checkpoint. This surpassed the previous record of seven arrests out of 1000 cars set on St. Patrick’s Day.

Police Blotter

Sunday, March 16, 12:22 a.m. — While on patrol, officers spotted a pair of inebriated lovebirds smooching against a parked car on the 6600 block of Del Playa Drive.

A Party-Heavy, Surf-Light Spring

Spring is that magical time of year for Santa Barbarians that of course means plenty of beaching, bronzing and binging. I could add “boarding” to that and make it a four-way alliteration, but that just wouldn’t be honest writing.

SB Plunders Pot Producers

A record $720 million worth of marijuana was seized over the last year, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Dept. The Santa Barbara Narcotics Bureau discovered 22 illegal grow sites throughout 2009, leading to the eradication of over 238,335 plants. These numbers represent a 25 percent increase from the 16 marijuana gardens discovered last […]