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Nov. 9from The 805
The death of a schizophrenic inmate in San Luis Obispo County Jail has shed a light on how the mentally ill are treated in jails.
Apr. 27, 2018from The 805
Southern California’s largest utility company is suing Santa Barbara County for failing to prepare for last winter’s deadly debris flows.
Jan. 25from The 805
The city of Santa Barbara says it needs a new police station, but building one means displacing either farmers or lawn bowlers.
Nov. 16from The 805
Confidential records detailing police misconduct and use force are on the verge of becoming public in California, but the union representing Ventura’s sheriff's deputies is pushing…
Feb. 22from The 805
From a hipster coffee shop to a rum distillery and wine tasting rooms, new beverage businesses are popping up in and around Old Town Goleta, a section of town that has resisted…
Mar. 25from KCRW Features
A year ago, the Thomas Fire swallowed large swaths of Ventura County and lept into Santa Barbara’s front country, setting the stage for the late-night debris flow that took 23 lives.
Dec. 14from The 805
Santa Barbara pastry chef Sandra Adu Zelli will debut her new bakery business, Gipsy Hill Bakery at the Santa Barbara Night Market, a holiday pop-up inside the old Macy's building in…
Nov. 21from KCRW Features
A new documentary at the Santa Barbara Film Festival tells the story of local resident and beloved ocean filmmaker Mike DeGruy, a man who explored our world’s oceans and brought the…
Jan. 30from KCRW Features
One year ago, torrential rain pelted the hillside community of Montecito, which was scorched a month earlier by the Thomas Fire.
Jan. 11from The 805
The city of Santa Barbara gets a state grant to try and help the roughly 900 people who are homeless in the city. Old Town Goleta has a reputation for being pretty sleepy.
Mar. 29from The 805