Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
A Playlist to Ring in the New Year
Seven songs to help you conquer 2015. Read story.
Why You Probably Didn’t See the Best Films of 2014
The brave new world of VOD and why you probably didn’t see some of the best films of 2014. Read story.
Former Foes Join Forces on Milpas Street to Help Chronically Homeless
Former foes join forces on Milpas to help the chronically homeless get off the streets. Read story.
Picking a Christmas Movie Ain’t As Simple As It Seems
Picking a Christmas movie ain’t as simple as it seems. Read story.
Hugh Margerum’s Campaign to Connect Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing, and Wine
Hugh Margerum’s campaign to connect restaurants, shopping, sightseeing, and wine in old Santa Barbara. Read story.
Church Leaders, City Residents Say Racial Profiling is Alive and Well in Santa Barbara
Church leaders and city residents say racial profiling is alive and well in Santa Barbara. Read story.
The Frontman Pulls Double Duty with Camper Van Beethoven at the Lobero
The Camper Van Beethoven frontman on the Inland Empire, Cracker’s new double disc, and early morning songwriting. Read story.
Gifts and Grub Pop Up at Deck the Halls
Deck the Halls brings its seasonal pop-up fare back to the Ojai Rancho Inn. Read story.
John Zant Gives First Quarter Grades to UCSB and Westmont
While the players are dealing with term papers and final exams, John Zant gives first quarter grades to UCSB and Westmont. Read story.
How the Failed Dreams of Cloistered Nuns Gave Birth to Santa Barbara Wine Country
How the failed dreams of cloistered nuns gave birth to Santa Barbara wine country. Read story.
New Federal Rules, and Old Local Controversy
A look at new federal rules and an old local controversy. Read story.
Dr. Alice Gleghorn Takes Over Once-Struggling Department
Dr. Alice Gleghorn takes over once-struggling department. Read story.
Four Decades at Macy’s with No Plans to Retire
The 88-year-old has been working at Macy’s for 40 years and has no plans to retire. Read story.
Former Gaucho’s Memories of His Pacific Crest Trail Trek
Greg Hummel was one of 15 people who walked the entire 2,650-mile length of the Pacific Crest Trail in 1977. Read story.
Tom Brown’s Quest to Conquer Cancer through Surfing and Your Forearm One Wrist at a Time
Santa Barbaran Tom Brown is on a quest to conquer cancer through surfing and your forearm. Read story.