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Bacara’s Pampering Packages

The Bacara has long been a favorite with tourists, and on a recent visit to its spa, I discovered why. Read story.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Avofest Gets Really Green

This year’s festival will once again be a zero-waste event with more than 98 percent of the weekend’s trash diverted from the landfill. Read story.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Canoeing Mono Lake

Ancient Mono Lake was the stately body of water on which we chose to christen a spiffy new green polyethylene canoe with backrests. Read story.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Supporting Tibet Is Tricky

Tibetan Village Project founder Tamdin Wangdu comes to Santa Barbara to discuss his work. Read story.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Event: AIA’s Annual Home Tour

This year’s theme is Sustainable Living and consists of eight projects that run the gamut from multifamily homes to commercial design. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lotusland Auction and Sale

An ever-rare South African cycad seedling is just one of more than 100 plants up for bid as part of the garden’s annual event. Read story.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Finding Your Family

The S.B. Genealogy Society is holding its annual open house designed to help folks get started in their search for their ancestors. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Business: ShoutOut

S.B. company creates an app that makes socializing easy. Read story.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Hunting the Early Humans

Museum of Natural History hosts second Symposium on Human Origins. Read story.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Arson Dog Gets New Ride

Riley and handler Captain Howard Orr show off their customized SUV. Read story.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Business: Savidge Apparel

A UCSB grad starts a clothing company that gives back. Read story.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Goleta’s Teenage Chess Star Takes on World

Agata Bykovtsev, 15, prevails in Pan American Championship, heads to South Africa next. Read story.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Goleta Teen of the Year

Nominations are wanted for Goleta’s Rotary Club Award. Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

SBCC’s Center for Lifelong Learning

Fall term begins September 8 and runs through December 13. Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Sarah House Turns 25

After a quarter of a century, Sarah House continues to serve Santa Barbara’s low-income and homeless residents at the end of their lives. Read story.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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