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Eddie Redmayne on Playing Stephen Hawking

SBIFF awards the The Theory of Everything star its Vanguard Award on Thursday, January 29.

SBIFF’s Big Three-Oh

Pepping opening night’s welcome and shindig.

Possible Measles Case Detected in Santa Barbara

Public Health Department initiates quarantines and lab tests.

UCSB Recognized for Latino Enrollment

UCSB's Latino student population has doubled in past decades.

J.K. Simmons Is Marching to the Beat of His Own Drum

The Whiplash star will receive one of SBIFF’s seven Virtuoso Award honors.

Chadwick Boseman Is Proud to Be James Brown

The Get on Up star will receive one of SBIFF’s seven Virtuoso Award honors.

Michael Keaton's Still Soaring

The Oscar-nominated Birdman star will be named SBIFF’s Modern Master on Saturday, January 31.

Catamaran Catches Fire in Harbor

Blaze contained to 34-foot vessel; no injuries reported.

Review: 154 & Paradise at Center Stage Theater

Screenwriter Gerald Di Pegos’s new play blends disparate genres into an entertaining whole.

Review: Cake

Jennifer Aniston turns in a complex performance that makes all of Cake’s flaws fade into the background.

Scout Abuse Trial, Day 2

Did a Scout executive try to talk the victim's mother out of contacting authorities?

Natural History Museum Approval Appealed

Neighbors Lauren and Mark Carey oppose outdoor speakers and trash can placement.

Review: Brooklyn Rider

This concert was dedicated to works from The Brooklyn Rider Almanac and included a piece commissioned by UCSB Arts and Lectures.

Cases of Measles Increase Across California

Nine counties report the outbreak, including Ventura County.

Scene in S.B.

Give a Dog a Home ReTail Adoption Center moves to Calle Real.

Agnes Mata Guevara:  1917 - 2014

When Mamanita began working at the Rose Café in 1945, she worked 16-hour days, seven days a week, for eight years, making 75 cents an hour.

Hold Santa Barbara District Elections in 2016

Real election reform in Santa Barbara requires even-year elections.

News-Press Takes on Murillo

The paper is demanding copies of her emails, web searches, and social media posts.

Remember Boredom?

Smartphones turn our lives into a game of schedule Tetris — and we’re losing.

SBIFF Celebrates 30 Years

Roger Durling’s dream crystallizes on his 12th year as head of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

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