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Rather than running the risk of going to trial, the County of Santa Barbara agreed to settle the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the father of Clifford Detty, the 46-year-old North County resident who died in April 2010 while in custody at the county's Psychiatric Health Facility for $1.25 million.
The Santa Barbara Zoo's conservation programs have received a donation of three 2014 4Runners from area Gold Coast Toyota Dealers to be used for field work focused on endangered species including the California condor.
Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at San Roque Church, followed by Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday at San Roque Catholic Church.
Santa Barbara City Councilman Grant House, left, accepts a plaque Tuesday from Downtown Organization president Dave Lombardi, thanking him for serving as the DO liaison with the city for the past eight years.
Former aide to Rep. Lois Capps is facing charges stemming from accident Friday night that critically injured Mallory Rae Dies, 27, of Santa Barbara Raymond Morua, in background, appeared before Judge Thomas Adams Tuesday for arraignment on felony DUI and hit-and-run charges stemming from an accident Friday night that critically injured Mallory Rae ... (more)
Monte Schulz has a new novel out - and it's either his third or his fifth depending on how you count it.
This weekend I found myself in the Santa Barbara back country. As it was getting later in the day, I decided to sit down and catch my breath.
The 14th annual World of Pinot Noir , a two-day event celebrating that alluring wine grape, will be held Feb. 28 through March 1 at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara.
Residents of a Santa Barbara neighborhood off Outer State Street are keeping a worried watch for a large predator - possibly a mountain lion - that killed two pet goats last week.
An All Saints-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church employee accused of molestation has been released from immigration custody after supporters raised and posted a $20,000 bond.
The countdown to holiday celebrations is on, and many community members are in the midst of their shopping frenzy.
Tyler Kresch isn't turning to graduate school to help him change his job from tech sales to running a startup; instead he's taking massive open online courses to learn the IT skills necessary for that career move.
Raymond Morua, seen here making a speech in 2012, has lost his job as an aide to Rep. Lois Capps after being charge with felony DUI and hit-and-run stemming from an accident Friday that critically injured a Santa Barbara woman.
It makes a lot of sense that Social Security stories get top billing in the media.
Dunn , a private school for grades 6 through 12, announced that seventh-grade student Emily Cummings this month will perform as Fredrika in A Little Night Music , produced by the professional Ensemble Theatre Co.
Fast & Furious star was forced to live on the streets when he was at California Community College in Santa Barbara He and business partner Brandon Birtell made a film about Santa Barbara's homeless population with a local community activist Revealed: Paul Walker, who made millions of dollars from the Fast & Furious franchise, was forced to live on ... (more)