Mixing It Up at the Bowl: Goldenvoice Brings Back the ’90s with Color Me Badd, Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Tone Loc & Young MC (Michael Aushenker)

ON THE COVER: Vanilla Ice illustration by Ben Ciccati.

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In addition to this week’s cover story, writer/cartoonist Michael Aushenker is the author of the children’s book Get That Goat! His humor comics include Chipmunks & Squirrels, Trolls, and El Gato, Crime Mangler. Aushenker is a longtime member of Comic Art Professional Society, is personally sponsored by MAD legend Sergio Aragonés, is associate editor of Comic Book Creator magazine, and has dabbled in Hollywood, writing screenplays for Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar and for Urban Entertainment. As a journalist, he has been a staff writer for the Palisadian-Post in Pacific Palisades, the Malibu Times, Santa Monica’s Lookout News, and West L.A.'s the Argonaut.

In Print

Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.

The S.B. Bowl Now

Six Months Into the Goldenvoice Partnership

What’s happening six months into the Goldenvoice partnership. Read story.

America’s Top Teen Tennis Phenom

Santa Barbara’s 16-Year-Old Kayla Day Is Ranked Number One; Plus Olympics and Semana Nautica

Santa Barbara’s 16-Year-Old Kayla Day is ranked number one; plus Olympics and Semana Nautica. Read story.

Color Me Badd Part of I Love the ’90s Tour

Mark Calderon Talks Then and Now

Bandmember Mark Calderon talks about the rise of the group and what they are doing now. Read story.

Hedge Fund Manager Under Investigation Commits Suicide

Paul Welterlen was Facing Likely Charges of Grand Theft, Securities Fraud, and Money Laundering

Paul Welterlen was facing likely charges of grand theft, securities fraud, and money laundering. Read story.

Our 7th Annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest

Culinary Chaos Ensues During Winners’ Showcase at The Brewhouse

Culinary chaos ensues during showcase at The Brewhouse; Neighbor Tim wins people’s choice. Read story.

Welcome to Breakfast

New Caffeine and Culture Emporium Opens on Chapala Street

A new caffeine and culture emporium opens on Chapala Street. Read story.

Farhana Sahibzada Teaches Indian Cooking

Chef and Cookbook Author Brings South Asian Spice to SBCC This Summer

The cookbook author brings South Asian spice to SBCC’s Center for Lifelong Learning this summer. Read story.

Solstice Welcomes Two New Faces

Robin Elander and Robby Robbins Head Up Beloved Parade

Robin Elander and Robby Robbins head up the beloved parade. Read story.

Solstice and Other Summer Fun

The Best Happenings to Get You Through the Hot Months

Find the best happenings to get you through the hot months. Read story.

Raising Canine

The Latest on the Henry Han Murder Case

The latest on the Henry Han murder case. Read story.

Live Oak Fest Grows Americana Roots with James McMurtry and Sarah Jarosz

Texas Singer/Songwriters Reflect on State of the Union and the Self

Texas singer/songwriters reflect on the state of the union and the self. Read story.

The Waterline Drops into the Funk Zone

The Nook Restaurant and Lama Dog Bottle Shop Are First to Open in Food, Drink, and Arts Complex

The Nook restaurant and Lama Dog Bottle Shop are first to open in food, drink, and arts complex. Read story.

The Foresters’ Fulfilling Formula

How Santa Barbara’s Semi-Pro Baseball Team Keeps on Winning Big

How Santa Barbara’s semi-pro baseball team keeps on winning big. Read story.

The Lone Woof

How Gavin Newsom Will Exploit Orlando to Beat the NRA

How Gavin Newsom will exploit Orlando to beat the NRA. Read story.

Sola Street Bike Route Approved

After Major Pushback from Micheltorena Neighbors, City Hall Reworked Plan

After major pushback from Micheltorena neighbors, City Hall reworked its plan. Read story.

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