Laura's Law Lives to Fight Another Day

Supervisors backed the mental health program despite budget woes. Read story.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

‘My Name Is Brandon’

Here’s an intimate look at how special-needs program funding affects one Santa Barbara family.  Read story.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Franklin Elementary’s Random Acts of Kindness

RAOK Challenge helped 24 area homeless last month with Sacks of Hope. Read story.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden: Water Hero

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has been working on the sustainability of its plantings and landscape since 2010, and at the end of 2016, it earned the City of Santa Barbara's Water Hero Award for its efforts. Read story.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

10th Annual St. Paddy's Day Stroll

St. Paddy's Stroll | Acknowledging Irish Culture Read story.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Don’t Touch My Hair

On being young and black in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Alagie Jammeh Stands Up To Ignorance

A video portrait of Alagie Jammeh, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Originally published 7:16 p.m., March 10, 2017
Updated 7:20 p.m., March 10, 2017

The Price of Liberty

Exile of Japanese-American families from Guadalupe shot in 1942. Read story.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Gary Sangenito, "He Shows Up"

A video portrait of Gary Sangenito, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Santa Barbara Stands with Planned Parenthood

Hundreds oppose the Trump Administration's vow to cut funding. Read story.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Barbara Ireland, "The Bright Light Is You"

A video portrait of Barbara Ireland, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster. Read story.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Willie Poindexter | "Master Of Verbal Judo"

A video portrait of Willie Poindexter, a Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Bruce and David Corwin: Business and Social Responsibility

A video portrait of Bruce and David Corwin, Local Heroes from our 2016 roster Read story.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

MOXI Ignites Learning

A Video Peek At the Museum Of Exploration + Innovation (MOXI) Read story.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mark Asman, Extending Always The Hand Of Friendship

A video portrait of this Local Hero from our 2016 roster Read story.

Monday, February 13, 2017
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