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A Story of an Elder Chumash

In the year 1961, my grandma, Irene Valencia Cordero, was taken from the reservation after remarrying to a Caucasian.

Rickie Lee Jones, Madeleine Peyroux Prove Small Is Beautiful

The singing duo commanded the Arlington Theatre by way of New Orleans on March 17.

Wildlife Care Network Holds Annual Benefit for Wildlife

Santa Barbara Zoo CEO Rich Block is speaker.

Land Trust Moves Closer to Paying Off Carp Bluffs

Recent $450,000 payment meant to offset impacts of nearby 101 widening.

School District Tackles $2.5 Million Problem

Teaching positions and operating budgets are getting chopped.

ACLU Mounts a Comeback

Santa Barbara is resurrecting its chapter.

Transgender Community Space Opens

Lisa's Place is one of kind.

Second Annual Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival

This year’s roster features 13 films about Jewish culture from around the world.

Gauchos Baseball Spruces Up for Big West

Coach Andrew Checketts tightens the reins after an uneasy season start.

Bob Saunders: 1943-2017

A large-animal doctor, Bob Saunders treated cattle, ostriches, llamas, and alpacas during his time, but his business was horses.

Southern Pacific Railroad Station: 209 State Street

An excerpt from Santa Barbara: A Guide to El Pueblo Viejo.

Landlords Resist Tenant Protections

With greater urgency, renters are mobilizing against the housing crisis.

Make Myself at Home: Historic Lower Riviera Charmer

510 Casitas Road is a sweet slice of Santa Barbara history.

Trump Making Social Darwinism Sexy Again

Republican’s repeal-and-replace health-care bill benefits the young, healthy, and rich.

Theater League Announces New Season

Broadway musicals are coming to the Granada in the fall.

Lawn Watering Ban Lifted

But officials caution the drought is far from over.

Starry Nites Festival Has Mellow Kickoff

The low-key rock fest featured The Kills, The Dandy Warhols, and Cat Power.

Game of the Week: March 25th

High School Track and Field: 79th Annual Santa Barbara Easter Relays

Lucidity Evolves In Year Six

Eudaimonia celebrates collective experience.

State Street: Chuck Berry, Strand of Oaks, and Fuzjn

The rock legend passes, plus new music about living on.

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