Nithya Shanti’s Innate Wisdom

Onetime Buddhist monk comes to Trinity Church to advocate living in the moment.

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.

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.

Drought Fight Stiffens in Goleta

As Cachuma dries out, 87,000 Goleta Water District customers affected. Read story.

Isla Vista Moves It Out!

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

Wigg Party Protests Stops

San Francisco group says citations are a waste of resources. 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!

The Power of Santa Barbara’s P3

Inside Marcus Elliott’s Peak Performance Project, where pro sports stars train in the Funk Zone.

Tree Planter A. Boyd Doremus

A plaque in Alameda Park recognizes Dr. Doremus's love of trees.

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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