Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
Michael McDonald Headlines Benefit Concert on July 27
The S.B. nonprofit is throwing a day-long party and concert in the Funk Zone on Sunday, July 27. Read story.
The Life and Legend of the S.B. Newsman
The life and legend of the Santa Barbara newsman. Read story.
The ABCs of District Elections and Other Corruptions That Might Be Good For You
The ABCs of district elections and other corruptions that might be good for you. Read story.
Sidling Up to Jerry Lee’s Noodle Bar Inside the Santa Barbara Public Market
Sidling up to Jerry Lee’s noodle bar inside the Santa Barbara Public Market. Read story.
The Music Director Talks Orchestras, Beethoven, and the Future of Classical Music
The music director talks orchestras, Beethoven, and the future of classical music in anticipation of his upcoming stint at the Music Academy of the West. Read story.
Long Beach MC Headlines Velvet Jones on July 21
The Long Beach emcee headlines the Paisley Summer Tour, which stops in Santa Barbara on Monday, July 21. Read story.
The Actress and Singer Brings New Album to SOhO
The About a Boy star discusses her forthcoming third album. She plays SOhO on July 20. Read story.
Four Families Push the Boundaries of Agriculture on the Santa Barbara Coast
Four families are pushing the boundaries of agriculture on the Santa Barbara coast. Read story.
Bicycles Über Alles and Why It's OK for Me to Blow Stop Signs
Bicycles Über Alles and why it's OK for me to blow stop signs. Read story.
Santa Barbara Football Coach Reminisces About His Life
S.B. football coach reminisced about his life in sports and the time he faced death and destruction in World War II. Read story.
Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, and More Play with the Beatle at the S.B. Bowl
Come for the Beatle, stay for the shred factor. Read story.
Erland, Omar Velasco, Doublewide Kings Head to the Lobero
The Lobero Theatre hosts a festival-style night of music featuring six homegrown acts. Read story.
New York Philharmonic Partnership and More
With an expanded guest artist program and a powerful new relationship with the New York Philharmonic, the Music Academy of the West is attracting international attention. Read story.
How WWI Gave Rise to the Good Land and Why We Should All Be Very Afraid
Poodle tells how WWI gave rise to the Good Land and why we should all be very afraid. Read story.
New West Catering’s Jeff and Janet Olsson Open Santa Barbara Wine Country’s Hottest Restaurant
New West Catering’s Jeff and Janet Olsson open Santa Barbara wine country’s hottest restaurant. Read story.