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Unwrapping the Bean-to-Bar Boom

Twenty-Four Blackbirds, Chocolate Maya, and Santa Barbara’s place in America’s craft chocolate revolution. Read story.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Koalas in Our Midst

Santa Barbara Zoo hosts two of the adorable Australian natives. Read story.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Imagine Inventing Waves: Scott Claassen and His Ministry of Surfing and Spirit

UCSB Chaplain Scott Claassen, through his ministry of Surfing and Spirituality, helps connect UCSB students to the creation by riding the waves. Read story.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Isla Vista Chaplain Scott Claassen Runs a Ministry of Surfing and Spirit

Isla Vista Chaplain Scott Claassen connects UCSB students to the creation by riding the waves. Read story.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Burger Week 2018 Begins

It’s our second annual celebration of America’s favorite food. Read story.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Celebrating Summer Solstice

The longest day of the year gets a hero’s welcome with parades, food, and fun. Read story.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Santa Barbara Channel Crossing 101

How to kayak from the mainland to Channel Islands National Park. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Go Blue & Green in 2018

The “Santa Barbara Independent” annual adventure guide to the great outdoors. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

SCAPE’s Paintouts Bring Artists and Nature Together

Free monthly class every second Saturday combines fresh air, art skills, and camaraderie. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Blazing Trails with Los Padres Forest Association

Here are four reasons why you should volunteer to work in Los Padres National Forest. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Cabanas Now Shading West Beach

Teresa Ramallo-Whalen now renting beach shacks on Santa Barbara shoreline. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

What’s Up with Santa Barbara’s Front-Country Trails?

Why popular routes remain closed; plus, hiking news from Ojai. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Join the Sierra Club’s Los Padres Chapter

Find adventure, advocacy, and amore with the Santa Barbara-Ventura group. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Adventure for Hire 2018

Check out these companies to help you enjoy the great outdoors. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Birdwatching at the Santa Rosa Island Research Station

Professor Allison Alvarado teaches ornithology to CSU Channel Islands students. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018
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