KCLU Staff

A more than two decade old theater company on the South Coast announced the curtain will come down on it for the final time at the end of this season.

Thousand Oaks based Cabrillo Music Theater will present the final two shows of the current season, “Children of Eden” and “The Little Mermaid,” and then close. The non-profit organization presented everything from musical classics to more contemporary fare during its 22 year long history.

Women winemakers of the Central Coast were featured at a natural history museum event in Santa Barbara intended to honor

Guests tasted their wines and asked about their part in the winemaking process.

For decades, a coastal Santa Barbara county community has dealt with oil production facilities that were never completely capped properly.

The community of Goleta is still looking for an official site to call home for its staff and city Council meetings.

The U.S. Secretary of the Interior is going to get a closeup look this week at efforts to restore the natural habitat of the Channel Islands, and to help the endangered Island Fox.

Sally Jewell and Democratic Congresswoman Lois Capps of Santa Barbara will tour parts of the park by boat on Friday.

A man is accused of installing a hidden video camera inside of the restroom of a Santa Barbara ice cream parlor.

Santa Barbara Police say a man used a device which looked like a wall electrical outlet, but was actually a disguised video camera.

A Ventura County based university has announced plans to start a new MBA program.

The California Lutheran University School of Management will launch what it's calling an MBA for Experienced Professionals this fall.  The 18 month long program is aimed at people with at least five years of managerial, or professional experience.

Classes will be offered in compressed formats during weekends, to minimize the impacts on the day jobs of the students.

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Santa Barbara County Supervisors Peter Adam and Doreen Farr say they are preparing an update to the full Board of Supervisors about their talks with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

A multi-vehicle accident caused a shutdown of the 101 around 7:30 this morning. The accident included a big-rig truck.

An alternate route in the area includes highway 154, San Marcos Pass. 

The closure is expected to continue until 3 this afternoon.

Santa Barbara County is considering a pilot program to help provide preschool child care for county employees.

The county has long had issues with inadequate availability of affordable child care. A survey shows more than 19,000 children need child care in the county, but only about 10,000 slots are currently available.

A Washington State man was arrested after a bizarre incident in which Santa Barbara Police say he claimed he had a bomb on a passenger train.

Police received a phone call Friday afternoon from Amtrak about a man on the northbound train making threats. Investigators say Terrence Urich threw a backpack of the train as it approached Santa Barbara.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s bomb squad was called to the scene, and determined that there were no explosives inside. The incident delayed the train for hours.

About one thousand people from the worlds of politics, business, and show business made up the diverse list of people on hand for Nancy Reagan’s funeral today in Simi Valley.

The eyes of the world turned to Ventura County today, as major television networks provided live coverage of former First Lady Nancy Reagan's funeral.

ABC, NBC, FOX, CNN, and MSNBC provided wall to wall coverage of the ceremony, as did some Los Angeles television stations. 

A new Santa Barbara County Grand jury report is critical of the management of the community services district, but officials with a newly formed residents association in the area say most of the identified problems have already been resolved.

Two of rock music’s most legendary names will perform on the South Coast this spring.

Paul Simon and Bob Dylan have both scheduled performance at the Santa Barbara Bowl.