The so-called "U-Haul murder trial" is expected to be another high security, gang-related trial that requires extra time and money to make it work at the Santa Barbara County Juvenile Hall courtroom which is seen as the most practical venue.
Santa Barbara County Fire crews responded to an explosion and fire at an apartment complex on 447 Ellwood Drive in Goleta. Fire officials received the call at around 7:00 p.m. One person was injured and taken to the hospital with severe burns. …
An intersection that's become very busy because of its location near wine country and the Chumash Casino is now expected to be much safer. The final phases of work on the roundabout in the Santa Ynez Valley are taking place.
As bodies from Thursday's air disaster reached a facility Tuesday in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian government ratcheted up its accusations against Moscow, saying a Russian officer shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.