Educating the Next Generation of Environmentalists

UCSB’s Peter Alagona on teaching first-year students, wildlife in cities, and bringing grizzlies back.

AHA! Teens Organize Community Healing Event

Hundreds will join together to create an image of a dove rising from ash and mud.

It's Time to Spring into Fitness

Use the new season to boost your health goals.

Friends Pedal Through Eight Countries in Five Months

UCSB grads Daniel Connell and Quincy Lee are closing in on Colombia.

Studying and Combating Adverse Childhood Experiences

Dr. Nadine Harris will offer a free lecture on the topic on April 16.

A Requiem for Trolls Gone By

Starshine confesses a nostalgia for nasty online commenters

Going Vegetarian Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Environment

Do something for the environment — go vegetarian! Read story.

Planned Parenthood Holds Birds and Bees Bash

Event raises $225,000. Read story.

Goleta to Close Its Monarch Butterfly Groves

Dead and dying trees endanger public and butterfly habitat. Read story.

Santa Barbara Gets First Protected Bike Lane

New East Cota route improves travel for commuters and students. Read story.

Vicente Fox Addresses Cannabis Industry

Calls Trump Tweets 'crazy'; Wine & Weed Symposium coming up. Read story.

The Amazing Ability of Pasture Grass to Sequester Carbon

The century-old Chamberlin Ranch turns to new techniques that improve rangeland and so much more.


Shy Chihuahua needs a home!

Four Runners Break Four-Minute Mile

Plus, marathon record broken, Special Olympics coming, and Hoop Star moves

Plaza de la Guerra: Santa Barbara’s Social Center

Home to City Hall, this plaza has been a focal point of the city's social life since the 1820s.

Electric Bikes Let You Zoom Uphill

I cackled with disbelief as I zoomed up the steep Flora Vista Drive at a blistering 17 miles an hour. Read story.

Palo Alto Goes Upscale

The Clement Hotel offers a delicious and delightful room-and-board experience. Read story.

Remapping Montecito

FEMA is establishing new 'hazard zones' and 100-year-flood elevations. Read story.

Animal Care for New Cuyama

County Animal Services will host free and discount pet services on April 22. Read story.

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