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The Artistic Life of a Con

The story of Fulton Leroy Washington’s second chance at life. Read story.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Whittier Fire

The story of near escapes, trapped children, heroic acts, and an endless fire season. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The New Normal: California Forest Fires Have Doubled in Size

This year 3,449 wildfires have already consumed 92,439 acres in the state. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Whittier Fire Threatens Pets and Cattle

Zebras and Watusi cattle survive while a guinea pig, a parrot, cats, dogs, and horses evacuate safely. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Rescuing Children from the Whittier Fire

How a Forest Service patrolman and a Santa Barbara firefighter helped 90 campers and their counselors survive the flames. Read story.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Summer Reading 2017

D.J. Palladino releases his first novel, a fantastical murder mystery in 1958 Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Santa Barbara: Your Staycation Destination

Why home is the best place to travel this summer. Read story.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Santa Barbara Surfer Rides a 53-Foot Wave

Santa Barbara surfer Ben Andrews rides a 53-foot wave at Maverick’s and wins $50,000. Read story.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Carrizo Plain: The American Serengeti

National Monument qualifies as a small but significant remnant of what was once one of the world’s great grasslands. Read story.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Blue and Green 2017

Our annual ode to the great outdoors. Read story.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Who Murdered Henry Han and His Family?

Prosecutors present evidence against Pierre Haobsh at the preliminary hearing. Read story.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Nukes of Hazard: Vandenberg, Star Wars, and North Korea

Will the Star Wars program at Vandenberg Air Force Base make us a North Korean target? Read story.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

2017 Santa Barbara Independent Theater and Dance Awards

The Indy Awards recognize Santa Barbara’s best on the stage. Read story.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Welcome to the Madhouse

The Hickey family looks for mental-health help in all the wrong places. Read story.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

Profiles of cool careers and the latest employment trends in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Thursday, May 11, 2017
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