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In honor of its upcoming 20th anniversary, Center Stage Theater is currently compiling an archive of stories, snapshots, and memorabilia of the venue’s history. To submit information, or learn more about the August celebration, visit


Playwright and composer Rick Cipes is currently in search of actors, singers, and dancers for an upcoming production of his original play, Bad Daddy: The Musical, which is slated to run August 19 through September 5 at Center Stage Theater. For casting information, email


Contemporary artist and Santa Barbara native Jimmy Bell unveils a collection of new and old works at Muddy Waters Café (508 E. Haley St.) this Saturday, June 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. The pieces, which range from fantasy-inspired paintings to wood grain etchings, will hang through June 30. Visit for info.

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Have a Thorny Saturday with the Rose Society

Annual Mission Rose Garden Pruning takes place January 19; volunteer invited to bring shears and gloves.

Edison Company Counter-Sues County and City

Claims they were aware of risks underlying original lawsuit.

Man on the Run Hits Car and Two People

Driving away from attempt to serve felony warrant, injures woman and child, say police.

Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 12 Years

Oxnard resident will serve time for heroin sales in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, among other charges.

New York Times,’ and Many Others, Name S.B. a Top Travel Destination

'AFAR,' 'Travel + Leisure,' and 'Conde Nast' all feature the region for 2019 trips.