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S.B. High Names New Football Head Coach

J.T. Stone takes over from Doug Caines, who was suddenly dismissed last week.

Plug Pulled on Mission & State

Over $300,000 in unspent donations — out of $1 million total — will be returned.

Bail Reduction Denied for Troubled Jeweler

David Tallman was arrested July 7 after he threatened to blow up his Montecito home.

Cops Prepare for Fiesta Cruiser Run

Will assign around 20 officers to oversee event as crowd numbers swell.

Attorney Darryl Genis Again Accused of Misconduct

VIDEO: Surveillance footage shows him photographing and tampering with a prosecutor's notes during a recent DUI trial.

Mission & State Closes Down

The Mission & State experiment must come to an end.

Review: The Purge: Anarchy

This sequel gets under your skin, in spite of its ridiculous premise.

Review: Music Academy’s Festival Orchestra at the Granada Theatre

Winning soloists on horn, violin, and piano were featured on Saturday, July 19

Review: Five Women Wearing the Same Dress at Plaza Playhouse Theater

This play about Southern bridesmaids from the creator of Six Feet Under plays through July 27.

Les Big Byrd

Les Big Byrd is a Swedish experimental rock band that is rich in potential.

Interview: New York Philharmonic Conductor Alan Gilbert

The music director talks orchestras, Beethoven, and the future of classical music in anticipation of his upcoming stint at the Music Academy of the West.

Make Peace, Not War

I hope my senators and my representative will seize the opportunity to speak out in support of diplomatic talks on Iran's nuclear program.

Empty Bowl Fills Asian-Fusion Noodle Cravings

Sidling up to Jerry Lee’s noodle bar inside the Santa Barbara Public Market.

Packing the Bowl with Slightly Stoopid

The reggae rockers are headed back to Santa Barbara with Stephen Marley and Cypress Hill.

Body of Man Missing in Lake Cachuma Found

Isaiah Sanchez, 22, was last seen on July 11.

Bike Coalition Shifting into High Gear

Escrow closes on Haley Street digs; pioneering bike advocate Ralph Fertig dies.

Measure P Preserves and Protects

Over 400 communities across the United States have already banned fracking.

Traffic in Goleta

Rush hour in Goleta threatens to go from California cruisin’ to Goleta gridlock.

Starr Struck

Most of us at the Ringo Starr concert enjoyed an evening of live, world-class rock and roll, led by a guy with Class A "celebrity buzz."

The S.B. Questionnaire: Diego Barbieri

Talking food, life, and greencards with the Brazilian co-owner of Arlington Tavern.

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