Active Aging in 2018

A guide to making your golden years shine in Santa Barbara.

Goleta School Lunches Do a Body Good

Food Services Director Kim Leung is on a mission to make healthy, tasty meals.

Family and Justice Fuel Parker Clay Leather Brand

Ethiopian-made leather goods combine style and helping women at risk.

More Families Choosing to Travel by Cargo Bike

Ditch the minivan for trips around town.

Learn About Chicano Santa Barbara Online

Chicano Culture de Santa Barbara Facebook page features photos and history.

A Cart … Apart

The debate over returning shopping carts mirrors political divide.

Going Vegetarian Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Environment

Do something for the environment — go vegetarian! Read story.

White Party on the Green Concludes Rally 4 Kids

United Boys & Girls Clubs fundraiser is a big hit. Read story.

Velo Wings Awards Honor Women Cyclists

Women recognized for contributions to community through biking. Read story.

Goleta to Close Its Monarch Butterfly Groves

Dead and dying trees endanger public and butterfly habitat. Read story.

Vicente Fox Addresses Cannabis Industry

Calls Trump Tweets 'crazy'; Wine & Weed Symposium coming up. Read story.

Free Fishing Day for California 

Sport anglers can fish without a license on July 7. 


Sweet cat needs a home!

Pretty Skies and Darn Good Baseball

Santa Barbara Foresters continue to crush it like no other team before.

Las Fuentes’ Citrusy History

Montecito’s Birnam Wood golf course community was once home to one of California’s largest lemon ranches.

Electric Bikes Let You Zoom Uphill

I cackled with disbelief as I zoomed up the steep Flora Vista Drive at a blistering 17 miles an hour. Read story.

Palo Alto Goes Upscale

The Clement Hotel offers a delicious and delightful room-and-board experience. Read story.

Southern California Is Losing Its Clouds

New study reveals a significant decline since the 1970s. Read story.

A Cub in a Tree Means Mom's in the Bush

Black bears climb to avoid people, and cubs are sent up trees by their mother. Read story.

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