Santa Maria police are on scene of a Friday evening shooting near the area of Lincoln Street and Jones Street.
Giraffes are vanishing. The International Union for Conservation of Nature moved the land-based animals up to "vulnerable" status. Giraffes are at high risk for extinction.
UC Santa Barbara police are investigating a burglary that occurred on Thursday at the Humanities and Social Science building on the UCSB campus.
Photographs of bugs, rooms in disrepair and maintenance issues at properties owned by Santa Barbara landlord Dario Pini have been released by Santa Barbara officials. This comes after a city funded, court ordered inspection of 164 sites.