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Goleta (Santa Barbara, California)

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  • FBI on the Hunt for the 'Sleeves Bandit'

    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...
  • Jesusita Fire School Closures

    Jesusita Fire School Closures
    The following schools remain closed, in addition to any and all after-school and care programs at the following facilities/schools: Santa Barbara School District: • Adams Elementary • Cleveland Elementary • Caesar Chavez Charter • Franklin Elementary •...
  • Santa Barbara firefighters get a boost from cooler, damp weather

    Santa Barbara firefighters get a boost from cooler, damp weather
    Fog, drizzle and calm breezes moved into Santa Barbara this morning, handing firefighters a much-needed reprieve in their five-day assault against the Jesusita fire. Officials are evaluating when they can begin to lift extensive evacuation orders that...
  • Push is on to stall Goleta fire before winds; more evacuations at Big Sur

    A fire has reached as close as 2 miles to populated areas of Goleta today after burning through 200 to 300 acres in Los Padres National Forest since Tuesday evening, authorities said. Meanwhile, the stubborn Big Sur blaze jumped a containment line this...
  • Goleta fire doubles to 2,400 acres; Big Sur remains under evacuation

    GOLETA, Calif. -- The Gap fire looming over this town has grown to more than 2,400 acres this morning, doubling in size overnight as burned for its third day. Farther north, Big Sur remained under evacuation orders because of a stubborn blaze. The...
  • 'Critical day' for growing Goleta fire; Big Sur blaze only 5% contained

    GOLETA, Calif. -- Driven overnight by "sundowner" winds that gusted to 50 mph, the Gap fire grew to more than 8,300 acres, but by morning was 24% contained, fire officials said. The blaze destroyed four outbuildings and led to the evacuations of at...
  • Antelope Valley housing market feels like early '90s again

    By Kim Christensen, Times Staff Writer John Rockey has been hanging drywall for 35 years, and he's seen it all in the boom-again, bust-again Antelope Valley housing market. As residential construction flourished in the late 1980s, his company's ranks...
  • Chile earthquake a test for aid agencies

     
    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....
  • Caregiver Accused of Stealing from 88 Year Old Woman

    Caregiver Accused of Stealing from 88 Year Old Woman
    SANTA BARBARA -- The caregiver of an 88-year old Goleta woman is behind bars, accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the elderly woman. The victim's accountant notified the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department on December 28, 2009 claiming...
  • For Charities In Haiti, Chile Presents Another Challenge

    For Charities In Haiti, Chile Presents Another Challenge
    Disaster relief officials Saturday were faced with a daunting mission, trying to arrange assistance to victims of Chile's massive earthquake while maintaining full-throttle operations in Haiti. That should not be a problem for large organizations such as...
  • Montecito Fire Evacuations and Closures

    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...
  • UC's Wall Street management style

    UC's Wall Street management style
    So there is a new plan by University of California President Mark Yudof, having been vested with emergency powers by the Board of Regents, to fix the greatest public university system in the world -- with a hammer. The Times' editorial board writes in its...