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The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has donated $100,000 to the Camp Rancho Alegre reconstruction project, bringing the total in the $18 million rebuild campaign to $13.5 million, according to Carlos Cortez, scout executive and CEO of Los Padres Council, Boy Scouts of America.
The estimated cost to complete California’s high-speed rail line rose another $1.3 billion, to $80.3 billion, while construction is on schedule to meet a 2022 deadline to have about 20% of the track laid, according to a new business plan released Wednesday.
Santa Barbara County will apply for approximately $4 million in state funds to provide housing and services to the homeless, including a progr…
Mookie Betts and David Price finally turned up in Dodgers jerseys on Wednesday, completing the journey from Boston to Los Angeles, where they're expected to help end a World Series title drought dating to 1988.
A bill that would protect more than 279,000 acres of Central Coast wildlands was passed Wednesday by the House of Representatives, as a matchi…
St. Joseph High School administrators on Wednesday dismissed the notion that a chant from a group of Righetti High School students at the end …
Dozens of Santa Maria Police officers and city employees were honored for their extraordinary accomplishments at an awards luncheon on Wednesday, including a team that played a vital role in implementing a new, multi-million dollar public safety dispatch system that went live in November 2019.
A Santa Maria Times video of students at Righetti High School chanting "where's your passport" at rival St. Joseph during a Tuesday night basketball game has sparked heated reactions on social media about what is seen as racism towards St. Joseph players from France and Puerto Rico.
Goodwill on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its new Lompoc Youth Center, which aims to serve as a safe space for teens and young adults while also helping those same young people prepare for careers.
Poll workers are desperately needed in Santa Barbara County for the March 3 Presidential Primary Election, and training for the volunteer positions is scheduled to start Tuesday.
After not scoring much in the first half Wednesday night, Cabrillo scored a decent amount of points in the second.