Coat Drive Fights Colder Weather

Sasha Ablitt and Trudi Carey continue winter tradition.

Bill Sanford Bets on The Video Shop

Meet the new owner for the oldest (and only) video-rental shop in town.

Maya No Mystery to Her

UCSB Professor Anabel Ford’s new book bangs drum on sustainable-forest-cultivation theory.

Spikeball Finds Fans in Santa Barbara

The new sport for beach and lawn catches on with college kids and others.

PBS’s Tavis Smiley on the Politics and Practices of Race

Progressive activist speaks at UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion.

Few Smiles in ‘I Smile Back’

But moms may recognize the crazy in Sarah Silverman’s character.

Why Are Cats Afraid of Cucumbers?

The mysterious feline case of the creepy cucumber. Read story.

Wildlife Care Network Settles into New Home

Volunteer helpers needed to answer 10,000 calls a year for information and ... Read story.

Isla Vista Is Disappearing

For decades, the cliffs have been eroding, threatening oceanfront properties. Read story.

Every Lane Is a Bike Lane

On narrow stretches of road, bikes may use the full traffic lane. Read story.

Cannabis Lecture on History and Use

Medical marijuana expert Dr. David Bearman takes the stage November 4. Read story.

Celebrate Free Redwood Parks Day

Enjoy waterfalls and forests for a Black Friday alternative.

Adoptable Pet of the Week

German shepherd seeks adventurous owner.

Postseason Power for Gauchos and Cardinals

UCSB men’s soccer and Bishop Diego football press on toward titles.

Ranch Dressing Originated in Santa Barbara's Mountains

Steve Henson's salad dressing, invented in Alaska, became a worldwide hit.

Isaac Osborne’s Body Align Pro

Founder of Motion Unlimited releases new fitness app for fixing bodies. Read story.

Miramonte Resort in Indian Wells

This desert resort has sumptuous beds and excellent golf nearby. Read story.

Engineers of Alliance

Dos Pueblos forges innovative partnerships with Adams and Crane. Read story.

Shark Attack off Santa Cruz Island

A spear fisherman successfully fought off a hammerhead shark in the Santa Barbara Channel. Read story.

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