Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara To Restart Desalination Plant Amid DroughtThe Santa Barbara City Council has unanimously voted to spend $55 million to reactivate the city's desalination plant and tap the ocean to turn salty seawater to fresh water amid an historic drought.
Company Hopes To Remove Ruptured Oil Pipeline Near California Coast On TuesdayOfficials from Plains All American Pipeline say they hope the broken section of a pipeline that spilled oil along the California Coast can be removed for investigation by Tuesday.
Company That Owns Pipe That Leaked Oil Along Coast Downgrades Leak EstimatePlains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.
Finding Cause Of Coastal Oil Spill Could Take MonthsThe company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday.
Best Warm Weather Destinations For WinterEscape from the cold winter weather by heading south (or to a tropical island) for a winter getaway.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Santa Barbara TB Patient A Santa Barbara man with a contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis was wanted on an arrest warrant Friday so he can complete treatment, health officials said.
Principal Gets Mariachi Serenade In Senior Prank Something seemed a little bit different about Principal John Becchio as he made his rounds at Santa Barbara High School this week.
Attorney: Son Suspected In Shooting Rampage A Hollywood director and his family believe his son is responsible for a shooting rampage near a Santa Barbara university campus, an attorney for the director said Saturday.
The 25 Best Beaches In The WorldAfter months of polar vortexes it's finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.
Best Yoga Retreats In The U.S.While living in today’s world can often be stressful, if not overwhelming, a visit to a yoga retreat can sharply improve one’s overall fitness and revitalize the body and mind.
1 Person Rescued, 1 Missing Off Central California BeachRescuers say three people were swept into the ocean during a baptism ceremony at a Central Coast beach, and only one of them has been found.
Optimistic Kings Get Back To Work In Santa Barbara