First-Ever Carpinteria Sea Glass Festival

Inaugural gathering of the glass brings aficionados, jewelers, and more to Linden Avenue.

Biking the Country, Lighting the World

UCSB Professor completes grueling mountain bike ride, raises awareness for education non-profit.

Lifeguard Launches Sunscreen Business

Ryan Kell’s Sea & Summit products are made from six organic, natural ingredients.

Why I Surf — and You Should, Too

With second annual fundraiser on August 30, founder of iSurf explains the stoke.

Peeking Inside the Blue Door

Find seaweed chandeliers, Berkeley’s bleachers, and more in Funk Zone store.

Tattooing My Teen in Vegas

Why I arranged a trip to Nevada so my 16-year-old could permanently ...

Classroom Pets

From fish to chickens – should schools have pets? Read story.

Neighborhood Opposes Proposed CHP Facility

A conversation with Westside Goleta Coalition's Robert Miller. Read story.

Isla Vista Moves It Out!

From underwear to Tupperware, students kick it to the curb in June. Read story.

The 'Fix-It-Yourself' Cyclist

A handful of essential tools to keep you pedaling. Read story.

Crater Lake and Medford, Oregon

Beauty and a grown-up downtown make a pleasant destination. Read story.

Plants and Animals Are Dying for a Drink

Four years of extreme drought are taking big tolls on Santa Barbara's living things.

Adoptable Pet of the Week

Friendly, declawed cat seeks companionship!

John McCutcheon’s Gaucho Dreams

Talking facilities and the future with UCSB’s new athletic director.

Did Zorro Once Live in Santa Barbara?

The popular bandit character of the '20s was partly based on Salomon Pico.

NASA Mission to Measure Ocean Salinity Ends with Success

Satellite took off from Vandenberg more than four years ago. Read story.

Tomosynthesis the Future of Mammography

3D X-rays will help detect early breast cancer. Read story.

Santa Barbara Dog Trainer in National Contest

Marla Cooper’s dogs Spritz and Synergy participate in dog agility competition this weekend in Huntington Beach. Read story.

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