Island’s Lone Woman Not So Lonely After All

New research sheds light on real life story behind ‘Island of the Blue Dolphins’ saga.

Made in Santa Barbara Gift Guide 2018

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood rundown of where and what to buy this holiday season.

’Tis the Season 2018

Check out Santa Barbara’s most complete guide to all the happenings this holiday season.

Virtual Reality Gets Real in Solvang

Jamie Baker’s Space VR offers completely immersive video gaming and learning experiences.

Margarita Fairbanks’ 'Valentino the Love Bunny' Series

The series is tailored as an “old-fashioned, family-oriented story” and reads as an autobiography-meets-fable.

Poetics of the Handmade Holiday Market Returns

A wife-husband artist duo are hosting the event at the Lower Lodge.

O Come, All Ye Frenzied

It’s ho-ho-horrid when the mind cedes to seasonal bedlam.

Indica, Sativa, and Hybrids, Oh My!

The two cannabis strains have different characteristics. Read story.

Imagine X Holds Ugly Xmas Sweater Party to Benefit Jodi House

Funds support brain injury support center. Read story.

First Baby Condor Fledges in Santa Barbara County

Condor number 933 successfully hatches and flies in the county. Read story.

Ken Dahmen Leads Bici Centro Santa Maria

The community bike shop supports cycling in S.B.’s North County. Read story.

Competition Growing for Available Drinking Water

New UCSB study determines less potable groundwater exists than previously thought. Read story.

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Mendocino Was Made for Paddling

Explore rivers, sea caves, and the burly coastline.


Beautiful Manx cat needs a home!

Santa Ynez Pulls Away From Bishop Diego on Day One of the Jim Bashore Classic

Santa Ynez opens Jim Bashore Classic with 77-57 victory over Bishop Diego

Las Fuentes’ Citrusy History

Montecito’s Birnam Wood golf course community was once home to one of California’s largest lemon ranches.

Active Aging in 2018

A guide to making your golden years shine in Santa Barbara. Read story.

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