Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills to regulate California's stressed groundwater supplies and tighten oversight of water at a time when groundwater levels are shrinking in the third year of a crippling drought.
Los Padres National Forest is ramping up its fire safety efforts in the midst of red flag warnings in the mountain regions of Santa Barbara County. Crews are staying vigilant with winds expected to last into the night through Thursday.
High-profile quadruple murder defendant Nicolas Holzer appeared before Superior Court Judge Thomas Adams Tuesday morning, just days after the one month anniversary of the family murders that rocked our community.
Westmont College students, staff and even parents are well aware of the campus emergency response plan. It's been used before in the eye of a wildland fire, and not one was hurt while buildings burned.