805 Surf News

Enjoy the Trip

Surf scribe Michael Kew's rollicking and adventurous collection of stories about his far-flung surf-motivated travels is called Crossings. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

On Fire with Arson

Behind the scenes with Santa Barbara’s most visible surfer. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

The Dogs of Rincon

No trip to our fabled Queen of the Coast is possible without running into one or two furry and frothing locals patrolling the point. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Surf Vids Drop In on the Lobero Theatre

The annual short surf film competition takes over the Lobero on Saturday, March 10. Read story.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

A Classic Classic

Boelsterli eight-peats as Reynolds takes down Pro Division Read story.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Rincon Classic

Rincon Classic is on for this weekend. Read story.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Searching for Captain Kew

A look inside the rambling and wonderful surfing life of Rincon-based writer Michael Kew. Read story.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Protecting the World's Best Rollers

Save The Waves is an S.B.-based worldwide watchdog on the lookout for surf breaks teetering on the brink of destruction with the singular purpose of protection. Read story.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Fantastic Four

Catching up with former Indy Surf Issue stars. Read story.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Surf Ghetto Glory

Santa Barbara's surf culture is crammed into a small, seaside area that is unsurpassed in Southern California. Read story.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Bobby Martinez Kicked off ASP Tour

Santa Barbara native and celebrated goofy-foot Bobby Martinez made some major waves in the professional surfing universe this past week with an expletive-charged public rant against the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), the governing body of surfing’s World Tour. Read story.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Lakey Peterson Places Second in U.S. Open of Surfing

With thousands of spectators lining the beach, Montecito's Lakey Peterson placed second overall in the women's division of last week's U.S. Open of Surfing held in Huntington Beach. Read story.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Surf Ghetto Grows One Stronger

Jason Feist's J7 Surfboards is celebrating his relocation to the Funk Zone with a bash on Saturday. Read story.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Bobby Takes Down the Champ

Martinez defeats Slater in Round 3 heat of Billabong Rio Pro. Read story.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Bobby Martinez Advances in Billabong Rio Pro

Bobby Martinez of Santa Barbara, California, USA narrowly edged- out Australia Matt Wilkinson to advance into Round 3 of the Billabong Rio Pro in Brasil on Wednesday May 18, 2011. Read story.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
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