Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
The Frontman Pulls Double Duty with Camper Van Beethoven at the Lobero
The Camper Van Beethoven frontman on the Inland Empire, Cracker’s new double disc, and early morning songwriting. Read story.
Gifts and Grub Pop Up at Deck the Halls
Deck the Halls brings its seasonal pop-up fare back to the Ojai Rancho Inn. Read story.
John Zant Gives First Quarter Grades to UCSB and Westmont
While the players are dealing with term papers and final exams, John Zant gives first quarter grades to UCSB and Westmont. Read story.
How the Failed Dreams of Cloistered Nuns Gave Birth to Santa Barbara Wine Country
How the failed dreams of cloistered nuns gave birth to Santa Barbara wine country. Read story.
New Federal Rules, and Old Local Controversy
A look at new federal rules and an old local controversy. Read story.
Dr. Alice Gleghorn Takes Over Once-Struggling Department
Dr. Alice Gleghorn takes over once-struggling department. Read story.
Four Decades at Macy’s with No Plans to Retire
The 88-year-old has been working at Macy’s for 40 years and has no plans to retire. Read story.
Former Gaucho’s Memories of His Pacific Crest Trail Trek
Greg Hummel was one of 15 people who walked the entire 2,650-mile length of the Pacific Crest Trail in 1977. Read story.
Tom Brown’s Quest to Conquer Cancer through Surfing and Your Forearm One Wrist at a Time
Santa Barbaran Tom Brown is on a quest to conquer cancer through surfing and your forearm. Read story.
Surf Photographer Donnie Hedden Boomerangs Back to His Childhood Home
Surf photographer Donnie Hedden returns to his childhood home, rediscovering its waves and ways. Read story.
Feinstein and Boxer Drop Bombshells on Way Out Door
Feinstein and Boxer drop bombshells on the way out the door. Read story.
With Das Williams in the Lead, Taxation and Control is Examined in Earnest
With Das Williams in the lead, taxation and control is examined in earnest. Read story.
L.A. Electro Rockers Headline SOhO
The Los Angeles electro rockers will headline SOhO on December 11. Read story.
The Complete and Cool Guide to Santa Barbara's Yuletide
Check out S.B.'s complete and definitive guide to all things merry and bright this season. Read story.
Can the Isla Vista Genie Get Crammed Back Into Its Bottle?
Can the Isla Vista genie get crammed back into its bottle? Read story.