On the Beat
Emilie Newton of Santa Ynez Valley traveled to Baie-du-Mesle, Haiti to build a school and found much more. Read story.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
With Yosemite National Park a part of the federal shutdown news, Barney's tempted to hike back up to the melting Lyell Glacier. Read story.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
The City of Palmdale's November election was cancelled by a judge; is S.B. next? Read story.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
If this appeals to you, the line is forming outside Bellosguardo. Read story.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
He saved $885K, but it cost him $53M. Read story.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
U.S. Geological Survey researchers say a 9.1-level earthquake in Alaska would send punishing waves down the California coast. Read story.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
In this unobtrusive Bath Street house, women from all walks of life learn the skills for a new life, without alcohol or drugs. Read story.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Santa Barbarans fumed while facing up to an eight-minute delay just trying to get onto the 101 or across it. Read story.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Barney recalls Mercedes Eichholz, “Feisty Lady,” who died last Thursday. Read story.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
John Frankenheimer’s cult film Seconds, full of Montecito boho pranksters, has been restored. Read story.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Barney wonders why Santa Barbara scored a lowly number 38 on the happy meter. Read story.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Fiesta full of odd surprises, this year and every year. Read story.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Look, it won’t kill you to relish in warm and fuzzy pleasures of all kinds during Fiesta. Read story.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Visiting faraway places can be educational, or not. Read story.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Why do Steinbeck’s Santa Barbara son and 87-year-old Harper Lee have to wage court battles to regain their royalties? Read story.