On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, Santa Barbara City Council will consider a temporary restriction on development projects proposed under the Average Unit-Size Density (AUD) Incentive Program. The AUD Incentive Program carries out a key implementation action of the City’s 2011 General Plan and is intended
SANTA BARBARA –Santa Barbara officials are moving toward a sales-tax increase as their primary tool in addressing the city’s mounting infrastructure needs. On Tuesday, the City Council got the ball rolling by voting to negotiate a contract with a polling firm to conduct a survey
[h4]Gorsuch Follows Scalia In Time and Philosophy[/h4] WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, elevating a conservative in the mold of Justice Antonin Scalia to succeed the late jurist and touching off a brutal, partisan showdown at
[h4]Local Attorney Identifies Elder Abuse As Top Issue[/h4] SANTA BARBARA– June 30, 2014. The Santa Barbara City Council nominated James F. Scafide, of Scafide Law Firm, to the Board of Directors of the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens. The two-year term commences July 1, 2014.
[h3]”“NARROW” RULING COULD HAVE SWEEPING EFFECT[/h3]In a 5–4 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled on Monday that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception violated a 1993 federal law protecting religious freedom. The ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, No. 13–354,
Perceived By Many As Victory for Undocumented Workers In a 5–2 Decision, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that California’s legal protections for workers who suffer job discrimination extend to immigrants who illegally use others’ Social Security numbers to get their jobs. See the full
In its response to a citizen petition submitted under section 21 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA indicated that as a first step, it would convene a stakeholder process to develop an approach to obtain information on chemical substances and mixtures used in
Huge Win For EPA and Environmentalists “It bears mention that EPA is getting almost everything it wanted in this case.” –Justice Antonin Scalia In a much-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court on Monday gave what has been trumpeted as a huge victory for