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With COVID-19 rates rising again in Santa Barbara County, public health officials are urging residents to continue seeking COVID-19 testing, e…
Two Santa Barbara County Sheriff's custody deputies tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday after seeking testing at community sites following two possible, but unrelated exposure incidents.
The Solvang Theaterfest will present its first livestream concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, featuring Santa Barbara-based group Doublewide Kings.
The Santa Maria City Council decided in a split vote Tuesday night to maintain a zero limit on campaign contributions in local elections, with some councilmembers arguing that large contributions have not been an issue locally in the past and enforcement is not needed.
Santa Maria will receive more than $960,000 in a second round of COVID-19 federal CARES Act funding that will allow for increased rental assis…
La Purisima School in Lompoc will launch a holiday lights night cruise-thru beginning Dec. 11 through Jan. 3. The school, located at 219 W. Olive Ave. in Lompoc, will be decked out in lights and decorations for families to enjoy from the comfort and safety of their own vehicles.
Local volunteers with the Santa Ynez Valley nonprofit We Support the Troops on Friday rallied at the Veterans Hall in Solvang to assemble Chri…
Three men and eight juveniles were arrested on suspicion of illegally using firearms following several reports of shootings in Lompoc since October amid a recent uptick in gang-related crimes.
California overestimated what it thought would be a jaw-dropping $54 billion budget deficit, creating a one-time $26 billion windfall for lawmakers to spend next year, the state's nonpartisan legislative analyst said Wednesday.