Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Barbara City Council’

Sex toy pops up at Santa Barbara City Council

A Santa Barbara candy shop owner delivered a surprise at a council meeting on Tuesday, but he did not gift city officials with any sweets. [KEYT] John Webby, the owner of Webby’s Candy Company, used rubber gloves to pull a... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara settles police brutality case

The Santa Barbara City Council agreed to pay a man $120,000 in a police brutality case that was settled out of court in just one of two cases filed against an officer who has since left the force. In 2011,... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara turning to desal to curb drought

The city of Santa Barbara is preparing to open its untapped desalination plant in order to cope with the ongoing drought. [KEYT] Santa Barbara constructed the plant in 1991 following a five-year drought, but the city only used it in... (Continue reading)

Former Lois Capps supporter mounting 2014 challenge

A former liberal Lois Capps supporter is running as a conservative Republican against the15-year incumbent congresswoman. Santa Barbara City Councilman Dale Fancisco announced at a San Luis Obispo North County Tea Party meeting Monday evening that he will run against... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara Police chief’s bogus statistics

Santa Barbara Police Chief Cam Sanchez’s claims that 50 percent of all burglary arrests in November were committed by former state prisoners released because of realignment has been shown to be completely false. [Noozhawk] Speaking in front of the Santa... (Continue reading)