Community - Lead Stories

Ramadan: A ‘Scorching Hot’ Holiday

How Santa Barbara Muslims honor their month of fasting, prayer, and spiritual purification. Read story.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Santa Barbara Wellness Professionals Integrate Innovative Holistic Practices

New center combines relaxation, detoxification, lifestyle coaching, and alternative therapies. Read story.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Interview with Melanie Elkin of Occupy Beauty

Yoga’licious founder helps women find self-love and express themselves. Read story.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Occupy Beauty’s Real Feeling of Community

Report from women’s gathering at Pacifica Graduate Institute on June 6. Read story.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Alchemy Spa Aims to Harmonize Wellness

Alchemy Offers Transformative Spa Treatments for Balanced Health Read story.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Fourth Annual Paddle for Sorel

The Saturday event will raise funds for a Santa Barbara girl and others living with Rett syndrome. Read story.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Lou Ann Smith’s Quilt to Travel Country

A brief peek inside Santa Barbara’s vibrant quilting scene. Read story.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

County Archiving Handwritten History of Santa Barbara's Early Days

A gallery show is planned for July. Read story.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

David’s Jodi House Salvation

See how one stroke victim got back to living with the help of Santa Barbara’s brain injury center. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Ray Ford Introduces

New website features info on hiking, biking, and walking in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Rancho Palomino’s Agriturismo Dreams

Family offers art, archery, horse riding, gardening, and more on an acre near Mission Canyon. Read story.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Treebeard’s Photographic Gifts from the Santa Barbara Backcountry

Marc Kummel explores the Los Padres National Forest and shares his discoveries with us all. Read story.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Caine’s Arcade Creator Visits Franklin Elementary School

Students share their own cardboard creations with young YouTube star Caine Monroy. Read story.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Octopus Whisperer Speaks at Santa Barbara Zoo

Author Sy Montgomery makes a stop to promote her new book, The Soul of an Octopus. Read story.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Poemas Bring Family Act to Circus Vargas

The Family performs together and bonds over rare style of acrobatics. Read story.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
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