Most Recent Stories

Meeting Basic Needs

In Santa Barbara, one in four children live in poverty, but government programs helped keep millions in California out of poverty.

‘Seven Seconds’ Is an American Story of Damage and Recovery

Series is a gritty crime-drama that runs on the combustible fuel of racial and cultural tensions in America.

Underground 'Em

It seems unwise not to have already put dangerous electrical lines underground.

Los Padres Forest Officials Ban Unpermitted Campfires

Wildfire conditions prompt caution. 

County Out $2M Annually on Recycled Paper

A changing world market is to blame.

Birdhouse Books

The Little Free Libraries article only scratched the surface.

Public Comment and the Wall

The Supreme Court settled the right to speak freely and openly about 40 years ago.

Electricity Bailout?

Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson squares off against Governor Jerry Brown.

Abel Maldonado Confronts Cannabis Questions

Inspectors visited 30 acres in San Luis Obispo County.

Santa Barbara Sees 67 Percent Increase in Valley Fever

People living in Central Coast should avoid breathing dusty air.

Free Advice

Regarding the issue of the intersection of private property rights and the rights of county owned roads.

Not at Micheltorena and Olive Streets

Thankfully, the appeal process worked this time.

Pickle Memory

Last year my cousin Tom treated me to a night at a favorite watering hole, the Pickle Room.

A Local Fan

There is virtually nobody else with a platform commentating well regarding local affairs.

Captivated by Creamistry’s Ice-Cream Chemists

The new shop on State Street combines liquid nitrogen with a flurry of flavors.

Fairview Gardens Hosting Community Celebration

Enjoy live music, cooking demos, and crafts.

Missing Content

Bring back the comment sections.

Profant Foundation Hosts Fundraiser for Arts Scholarships

Fiesta Finale is entertaining evening.

Little Free Libraries Thrive in Santa Barbara

Neighborhood book exchange fosters reading and community.

The My Lai Massacre’s Santa Barbara Connection

David Obst helps get Seymour Hersh’s explosive story to the people.

Story Archive

Click the dates below to read all available stories...

event calendar sponsored by: