Kobie Boykins and the Red Planet

NASA engineer talks about the challenges of exploring Mars.

Red Rock 50

S.B.’s ultra marathon takes place Sunday, November 30.

Help Hands4Others Help Uganda

Donate items on Saturday to help a Santa Barbara nonprofit bring clean water to Kabawanga.

Junior League Rummage Sale

The highly anticipated annual event take place Saturday, November 15.

AppFolio Cofounder Talks Startup Weekend

Jon Walker discusses Santa Barbara’s entrepreneurial energy and high-tech promise.

Dating a Musician? I Recommend Bass Players

I’ve dated a lot of musicians. And if you’re looking for a ...

Helping Kitty Become Social

Tips on how to get your shy kitty to come out of ... Read story.

The Vet Next Door

Still serving six decades after the Korean War. Read story.

Halloween in Isla Vista

In the more than eight years I have lived in Isla Vista, ... Read story.

Jens Voigt Retires

Legendary cyclist stops by Bicycle Bob's on his farewell tour. Read story.

Fred Couples at the Straight Down Fall Classic

An opportunity to see the pros play at San Luis Obispo Country ... Read story.


Bambi is a smiley two-year-old Pit mix who is known around the shelter for her silly wiggle dance.

Cate’s Girls Vball

Playing for a CIF title was a goal for Cate volleyball team since the season began.

Watering Cans

With a little planning, the water in a sprinkling can is indispensable.

The History Behind Street Names

How Salsipuedes and Quarantina streets got their names.

My Life: The Mule in My Garden

After intense research (Wikipedia and a few other sites), I discovered that there are two ways to get seedless watermelons.

Fitness: AcroYoga

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

Giraffe Named Buttercup Born Thursday

A fourth Masai giraffe arrives at S.B. Zoo. Read story.

Piedra Blanca Trail to Twin Forks Camp

The “playground” nature of the piedras blancas have lured many day hikers and backpackers. Read story.

S.B. Health Status Report

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

Finding Energy from the Sun

UCSB researchers experiment with how to create cheaper, more lightweight solar cells. Read story.

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