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Orcutt Armed Robbery Investigation

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened at a 7-Eleven early Tuesday morning. Deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery that...

Former Teacher Faces Fewer Felonies

A former Atascadero Fine Arts Academy instructor will be facing fewer felonies when he finally gets to court. 51-year-old Chris Berdoll was arrested in 2018 and accused of secretly...

Santa Ynez Chumash Donate To Local Schools

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Foundation has donated $100,000 to local schools. The donations came from the foundation’s Remote Learning Resources grant. The goal is to help...

Large Santa Maria Development Moves Forward

A major Santa Maria development, decades in the making, took another step closer to becoming a reality. At yesterday’s City Council meeting The Blosser-Southeast Plan passed unanimously and continued...

S.B. County COVID-19 Death Reported

Santa Barbara County officials have reported the death of another person who tested positive for COVID-19. The person was under the age of 70, but had underlying health conditions,...

3 COVID-19 Deaths In SLO County

San Luis Obispo County Health officials have reported three more deaths of people who tested positive for COVID-19. They were in their 80’s and 90’s. Officials also added 56...

Santa Maria Police Arrest Pursuit Suspect

Santa Maria Police say a driver was arrested early yesterday morning, following an hours-long pursuit. Authorities say it started at around 11:15 Sunday night when Santa Maria Police tried...

S.B. County Food Bank Needs Volunteers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is experiencing an increased demand for food. They are also looking for volunteers, especially in...