Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
Montecito’s Resident Rocker Talks Humanitarian Work
The Montecito-dwelling rocker is donating his time and money to some big humanitarian projects, but he’s also looking out for those close to home. Read story.
Three Dead Mikes
Six hundred volunteer to count the homeless; three homeless people dead in Pershing Park. Read story.
But at $300 to $550 Apiece, They May be Too Pricey for Sheriff's Office
But at $300 to $550 apiece, they may be too pricey for the rest of the Sheriff's Office. Read story.
Roger Durling’s Dream Crystallizes on His 12th Year as Fest Director
Roger Durling’s dream crystallizes on his 12th year as head of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Read story.
The Author Explores a Chunk of the Breathtaking Coastline
Last October, Chuck Graham kayaked along a good chunk of the breathtaking coastline. Read story.
Ten-year-old Wins Statewide Bonsai Scholarship
Ten-year-old Tyler DeBlauw wins statewide bonsai scholarship. Read story.
The Guitarist will revisit his early classic-rock inspirations at the Lobero Theatre on January 26. Read story.
Punk’s Poet Laureate Brings Her Band to the Granada
Punk rock’s poet laureate brings her band to the Granada Theatre this week as part of a tour to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her debut. Read story.
Celebrating Steve Cohen’s 10 Years at Congregation B'nai B'rith and 30 Years in Santa Barbara
Celebrating Steve Cohen’s 10 years at Congregation B'nai B'rith and 30 years in Santa Barbara. Read story.
Basketball News: From UCSB Women’s to Caltech’s Losing Streak to the Harlem Globetrotters
Zant fills us in on the UCSB women’s latest game, Caltech’s epic losing streak, and the return of the Harlem Globetrotters. Read story.
Flying Spit, Martin Luther King Day, and District Elections
Poodle explores flying spit, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and district elections. Read story.
Alejandra Gutierrez Brings a Village of Resources to the Neighborhood
Franklin School opens a new service center designed to help everyone in the neighborhood. Read story.
Capps Teams with Richard Martinez, Reflects on State of the Union
Capps teams with Richard Martinez, reflects on State of the Union. Read story.
The Santa Barbara indie folk-rockers will unveil their new EP and kick off their West Coast tour on January 17 at SOhO. Read story.
High Times with My Pooch
My dog ate enough pot cookies to put a couple-dozen full-sized humans deep into a state of Holy shit, I’m high!!” Read story.