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‘The Big Sick’

Film is a huge step forward for diversity in Hollywood, and is all the funnier and more painful for the crossed wires of Pakistani and American cultures.


Loving Chihuahua needs a home!

On Racism in Santa Barbara

The recent vandalism of the statue Father Junipero Serra at Mission Santa Barbara brought the ugly specter of racism on display in Charlottesville to our hometown.

Rush Hour Rules?

Is the CHP’s observation of traffic during rush hour on Highway 101 in our area aligned with its stated purposes?

Donald the Hood

A cartoon by J. Hoy

Marriott Desert Springs

The Ted Robinson golf courses pose a fair test for all.

Granada Legends Gala is a Legendary Affair

Anne and Michael Towbes, Marilyn Horne, and the Music Academy of the West honored.

County Employee Charged with Taking $1.7 Million

Public Works accountant and eight others accused of misappropriation of public funds.

Grocery Shopping by Bike

Avoiding parking hassles, working exercise into an already busy day, and earning extra dessert calories are just a few of the perks of biking to the market.

Doctors Without Walls Holds Spectacular Balloon Glow Event

Fundraiser supports health care for the homeless.

Rental Roast

Dear Jaeger Partners, how do you sleep at night?

Families of I.V. Shooting Victims Reportedly Receive $20 Million Settlement

They alleged Capri Apartments management ignored warnings about Elliot Rodger.

Carrizo Plain Safe from Interior Secretary Zinke?

A leaked memo suggests the national monument is off his list of targets.

Fighting Wildfires Breaches $2 Billion

The statewide figures reveal the most expensive season on record.

Judge's Ruling a Major Setback for Pini

The city's lawsuit against the notorious landlord continues.

Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian Opens

Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian opens a new gateway to the city.

Mental Health Care Tops the List

Cottage, Neighborhood Clinics, and Sanctuary Centers focus on filling service gaps.

There Will Be Bud: Santa Barbara Edition

The county supervisors grapple with a new pot ordinance.

In First Forum, Candidates Tackle Housing

The discussion centered on density, downtown, and millenials.

DACA Workshop Scheduled Saturday

For those with a work permit that expires soon.

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