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Montecito Memorial Takes Shape

Sculptor Anders Johnson envisions a centerpiece boulder circled by 24 smaller, bench-like boulders. Read story.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Soaking in the Salton Sea

California’s largest lake is an underrated paddling destination. Read story.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Backyard Wildlife: Finches Are Everywhere

From Arroyo Hondo Preserve to your garden, true finches abound in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

TEDx Evolves at Laguna Blanca

Sold-out event a success despite fire, floods, and evacuations. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Clock

Evacuations and the fate of belongings, and a family. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Goleta Opens New Ellwood Bike Path

The 14-foot-wide pathway keeps bikes and pedestrians off busy Hollister Avenue. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

A Taste of Paris in Downtown Santa Barbara

Downtown pastry shop served up free coffee and treats to evacuees and first responders. Read story.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Raising Children in the Age of Screens

Dr. Devorah Heitner’s free lecture highlighted mentoring and monitoring in the Digital Age. Read story.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Small-Biz Spotlight: Punch Vintage

Shoppers along State Street can find brick-and-mortar delights. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Grassroots Group Steps Up During Disaster Aftermath

S.B. Support Network nonprofit has been providing immediate assistance since the Montecito natural disaster. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Close Escape to Paso Robles

Central Coast town offers great food, luxury accommodations, and outdoor activities. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Big Crowds for Big Games

High school soccer, UCSB basketball, and who’s talking at the Women in Sports luncheon. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

On the Menu at Pot Shops

What to expect when you walk into your first cannabis retailer.  Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Growing Cannabis in Your Backyard

From where to start to when to harvest, here are seven must-know steps to planting pot in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Montecito Hub Feeds Folks in the Disaster Zone

Village Cheese & Wine Store has been giving out food to families and responders. Read story.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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