Goleta Teen of the Year

Nominations are wanted for Goleta’s Rotary Club Award.

Sarah House Turns 25

After a quarter of a century, Sarah House continues to serve Santa Barbara’s low-income and homeless residents at the end of their lives.

Event: Honey and Wine Tasting

Flying Goat Cellars hosts "Sustainable Gardening Begins with Honey Bees" event this Saturday.

Courthouse Viewing

Folks can enjoy the beauty of the Courthouse, from the gardens to the mural room to the clock tower.

Bright Beginnings

Santa Barbara County–based shelters and rescues have teamed up to create the Bright Beginnings: Pit Bull Puppy Ambassador Program.

Too Old for a Micro-Mini?

We lamb- dressers aren’t trying to compete with twentysomethings or to fool ...

Cat Sale

Get kitties at reduced prices at ASAP’s fourth annual adoption event. Read story.

Trailblazing for Safety

Convincing FEMA and the state to translate materials was the first step ... Read story.

Trouble in Isla Vista

Cat Neushul is feeling like Michael Corleone these days. Read story.

Pedaling away from Parkinson’s

Research shows improved functioning in Parkinson’s patients who bike. Read story.

Cypress Ridge in Arroyo Grande

Reaching Cypress Ridge by train (and car) would be an even more ... Read story.


Polly is an adult female Harlequin mix and is very friendly and used to human attention.

UCSB Assistant Athletics Director Retires

Larry James bids adieu to his post after 30 years with the Gauchos.

Workout of the Week: Legs and Back

Learn how to use strengthen your abs and back in a squat position. Do three sets of 15-20 reps.

Green View

The lush life is past, at least for now.

Prynce Hopkins

The distinctive house at Garden and Pedregosa was home to Hopkins, who built Boyland at present-day Samarkand.

My Life: The Cracker and Its Fixer

Fixing a macadamia nut cracker reminds the author to slow down.

Fitness: AcroYoga

Nicholas Coolridge is helping Santa Barbarans indulge their sense of adventure and desire for innovative exercises with lessons in the ... Read story.

S.B. Kennel Club Dog Shows

More than 175 breeds will be represented at this year’s annual gathering. Read story.

Letter from Munich

In the midst of Munich's green belts, Dan McCaslin is reminded of the plentitude of his beloved Santa Barbara backcountry. Read story.

Keep Your Mouth Shut!

Sometimes, careful listening allows you to achieve results. Read story.

S.B. Health Status Report

How healthy is our community compared to the rest of California towns? Read story.


Satisfaction, cheerfulness, ease of mind, accepting things as they are? Sound like you or me? Read story.

Dear Stormy: Rocket Worries About New Boyfriend

Nerves? Be brave and stick it out. Read story.

A Close Brush with Disaster

UCSB geology students and faculty doing fieldwork at Iceland's Askja volcano got the surprise of a lifetime. Read story.

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