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Halloween in Isla Vista

In the more than eight years I have lived in Isla Vista, there's never been a Halloween like this. Read story.

Dating a Musician? I Recommend Bass Players

I’ve dated a lot of musicians. And if you’re looking for a band member who can make your soul wail a power ballad, there’s no better choice than a bass ... Read story.

Not Christmas Music

We’re ringing in the start of the holiday season with sunny hip-hop and grooooovy retro rock. Read story.

S.B. Health Status Report

How healthy is our community compared to the rest of California towns? Read story.

Election Day Takeaways

From Brown’s landslide to approval of prison reform, California resists GOP tide. Read story.

Wearing Hijab for Modesty in All Things

Hijab requires looking beyond the outer cloth to the thoughts and actions of the person within. Read story.

Misery at the Missions

Cross of Thorns revises accounts of California Indian life under Spanish rule. Read story.

March of the Mutt-Mitted Zombies

A re-branding effort is underway for county mental health, but what about the Puff Unit? Read story.

Helping Kitty Become Social

Tips on how to get your shy kitty to come out of hiding. Read story.

Piedra Blanca Trail to Twin Forks Camp

The “playground” nature of the piedras blancas have lured many day hikers and backpackers. Read story.

To Tell or Not?

How honest should you be about an early Alzheimer's diagnosis? Read story.

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