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After years of planning and fundraising, a groundbreaking has taken place Wednesday morning for a new stadium at Santa Barbara High School.

The metropolitan transit district bus service in Santa Barbara has a new bus tracker service, so riders can get information about the bus they ride or where buses are located.

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Carpinteria city leaders have decided to avoid legal action and change the city's election process.

Currently, councilmembers are chosen by an at-large citywide process.

The threatened legal action says the current system violates the voting rights act, and is an abridgement of Latino voting rights.

After the Secretary of the Interior ended the review of the status of five national monuments, a Santa Barbara congressman asked that one in our region be added to the exemption list.

Democratic Congressman Salud Carbajal sent a letter to Secretary Ryan Zinke asking him to end the review of the Carrizo Plain National Monument.

A hastily put together rally brought over 100 people together in Santa Barbara, to show solidarity with the people of Charlottesville, VA.

A violent, deadly conflict took place there over the weekend that police say was linked to a racial divide and white supremacy issues.

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Authorities are investigating a shocking animal abuse case in Santa Barbara County.

Some 20 plus rabbits were abandoned near a dumpsite north of Los Olivos, in the Santa Ynez Valley.

Four men were arrested after detectives say they put credit card skimmers on pumps at a Ventura County gas station.

The station on the 4000 block of Adolfo Road in Camarillo was closed just before 12 a.m. Friday when the owner happened to check his remote surveillance cameras, and saw some men tampering with the fuel pumps.

A chase that lasted nearly an hour on the freeway, surface streets and on foot led to the arrest of two suspects in Santa Maria Thursday.

The pursuit flowed through both Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.

A couple from Los Angeles County has been arrested for a string of armed robberies in Santa Barbara County.

Santa Barbara Police say Carlos Sosa Junior, and Ana Maria Espinosa of Lancaster were responsible for four armed robberies in the city since January. Sosa is facing more than two dozen charges, and Espinosa a half dozen counts stemming from the crimes.

A 70-year-old man was pulled from his truck Wednesday morning in Lompoc, and two suspects drove away with his vehicle.

The carjacking took place around 9 a.m.

Normally not known for fast-tracking development, the city of Santa Barbara is dealing with a backlog.

Staff members say housing projects and downtown business plans are stacking up.

A repair plan is underway for the landmark Victor the Florist neon sign in downtown Santa Barbara.

A driver lost control of their car Monday morning and hit a signal light. The pole then hit a building, and damaged the neon lettering.

A theater festival underway on the South Coast is delving into some tough social issues, with the hoping of helping to both entertain and foster some serious community conversations.

The "On The Verge Festival" in Santa Barbara features six productions during its 11 day run, from August 3rd through 13th.

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