Upon his arrival in Santa Barbara in 1919, Hoffmann embarked upon a decade of civic involvement that would go far in transforming Santa Barbara’s urban landscape. Read story.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
In 1916, at the age of 14, the silent film actress was Flying A Studio's brightest star. Read story.
Monday, December 30, 2013
More than 1,000 people celebrated the May 1928 opening of the Woman’s Club new home. Read story.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
As owner of Santa Cruz Island, Caire started a vineyard and grew agriculture. Read story.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Comparatively unknown is this story of S.B. County’s worst disaster in terms of lives lost. Read story.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Miguel Cordero applied for a land grant and was given 8,152 acres at Las Cruces in 1837. Read story.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
After moving to S.B. in 1907, the painter became a leader of the area art colony. Read story.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Elmer Whittaker was an important figure in the historic preservationist movement in Santa Barbara. Read story.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A conservationist, Smith began his career at the Santa Barbara News-Press as a promotions manager, resident artist, and reporter. Read story.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Former Army scout Homer Snyder built a homestead in the 1890s. Read story.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Built in the late 1830s, the adobe was the most impressive home in S.B. Read story.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Upon arriving home in Santa Barbara, the troop was honored with a tumultuous welcome, punctuated by music, dancing, fireworks, bullfighting, and a parade. Read story.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Katharine Dexter McCormick was an outstanding champion of women’s political and reproductive rights. Read story.
Monday, March 4, 2013
By the time of his death in Santa Barbara in 1926, Moran was known as the “dean of American artists.” Read story.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The harbor’s name commemorates events in 1830 that almost transformed the island into a version of Australia’s infamous Botany Bay penal colony. Read story.