| Dec 3, 2010
When customers stop by Jay Ruskey's stand at the Santa Barbara farmers market these days, they may or may not be impressed by the likes of the dragon fruit or finger limes he grows, but virtually everyone stops and gawks at the jars of fresh-roasted...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 5:28 PM
Recreational and commercial fishing will be banned along Laguna's coastline under strict rules adopted Wednesday by the California Fish and Game Commission
The commission voted 3-2 on Wednesday to adopt a network of marine protected areas, often called...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:36 PM
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (KTLA) -- DNA has linked the 30-year old murders of Goleta couple to an unknown serial killer suspected in a series of rapes and killings in Sacramento, Ventura and Orange counties.
Thirty-five-year-old Cheri Domingo and 27-year-old...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:31 AM
BELL-- Cities across Southern California will be footing the excessive pension pay to the recently ousted Bell city officials, a pension expert said.
According to the Los Angeles Times, taxpayers outside Bell will be stuck paying for the hefty 6-figure...
| Jan 9, 2011
I pulled aside the curtain and peered out the motel window. Palm trees swayed gently in the breeze. A cyclist pedaled along the oceanfront. Beyond him, the Pacific stretched out calm and blue as far as the eye could see.
Nice view, I thought, given...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 8:28 PM
GOLETA -- A man wielding a pellet gun was shot Saturday afternoon by Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies after he allegedly shot four people, including two sheriff's deputies, authorities said.
All four victims of the pellet gun shooting were...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 10:02 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The "Geezer Bandit" continued his string of Southern California robberies by knocking over his 13th bank last week, FBI agents announced Saturday.
Surveillance video provided by the FBI shows the robber, who got his name because of his...
| Jun 30, 2011
"I love burgers but have tried to eat less beef so I've been working to perfect a healthier turkey burger that packs a lot of flavor. Without using much salt, I infuse other seasonings and flavors to add more flavor and to keep it moist. I've developed...
| Feb 28, 2010
| 4:34 PM
With relief efforts in Haiti absorbing resources, smaller relief groups that focus on long-term rebuilding will find it hard to respond in a big way to the 8.8 quake in Chile....
| Nov 17, 2008
SB Co. Executive Office: http://www.countyofsb.org/ceo/oes0.aspx?id=2332
Montecito Fire Department: http://www.montecitofire.com/
Public Information Call Center: (805) 681-5197
Mandatory Evacuations Issued For:
*North of 192 between Hot Springs and...
| Mar 27, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- The FBI is on the hunt for a serial bank robber dubbed the "Sleeves Bandit" for what appears to be fake tattoo sleeves he has worn during several of the robberies.
The "Sleeves Bandit" is believed to be responsible for at least fifteen...
| May 3, 2009
Costa Rican getawayA thousand bucks for a room in Costa Rica for a week may not sound like that great of a bargain, but when you add in amenities and you realize where you are, it's a good deal, especially when you consider that meals are included.