Funeral Home Saves Your DNA

Santa Barbara’s McDermott-Crockett mortuary offers a DNA-retrieval service.

Powell & Peralta Roll Down Memory Lane

Skateboarding pioneers, captured in this 1976 photograph, celebrate 40-year anniversary.

Phyla Changes the Art of Gifting

Caroline Law sources craft, sustainable products for her gift bundles.

Basket Weaving and More at the Montecito Library

Making wicker baskets is just one non-book thing to do at this Santa Barbara Public Library branch.

Toy Company Lets Kids Play

Game Seeker’s Lisa Gerr opens a new store on State Street.Game Seeker’s Lisa Gerr opens a new store on State Street.

A Presidential Plea from a Friend

Our columnist says to be a decent human and hear them out.

Keeping Pets Safe on Halloween

Take the trick out of the season’s treats for your animals. Read story.

Which Way Goleta?

Council election will decide the city’s direction, slower development or more of ... Read story.

United Boys and Girls Clubs Celebrates at Go For Gold Gala

Annual fundraising event honors Nancy Weiss and Virgil Elings. Read story.

Eddie Gonzalez Receives 2016 CalBike Dreamer Award

Advocate honored for his contributions as cofounder of Bici Centro. Read story.

Oregon Cannabis Market Might Mirror Our Own

A look to the north for sales and growing criteria and best ... Read story.

Sierra Foothills for Fall Backpacking

Escape to Kaweah and Tule River regions in Sequoia National Park and Forest this autumn.

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Mary and Maggie

Adorable mama bunny and her daughter need a home!

Crossbars and Cruelty in College Soccer

Updates on UCSB and Westmont teams; Bill Pintard votes Cubbies; game and players of the week.

History of Oak Park

Santa Barbara's children donated their nickels and dimes to buy it.

Yoga for Those with Hearing Loss

Yasa Yoga is the first West Coast studio to incorporate OTOjOY’s hearing loop. Read story.

Plenty of Football in Los Angeles

Downtown L.A. offers short trips to some great games. Read story.

Las Cumbres Observatory Connects Us to the Cosmos

Headquartered in Goleta, the world’s first global telescope network is now opening eyes and blowing minds. Read story.

Vets Need Pets

Why is it so hard for military veterans to get service dogs? Read story.

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