Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
Santa Barbara Rockers Convene to Fight Cancer
Santa Barbara bands are turning out to help Ernie and the Emperors’ youngest player. Read story.
Monica Jones Faces Cold Waters to Raise Money for Youth Swim Lessons
Monica Jones is part of a senior women’s relay that plans to swim from Santa Cruz Island to Oxnard. Read story.
New Yorker David Rosner Returns to Santa Barbara, Spruces Up Classic Menu
New Yorker David Rosner returns to Santa Barbara and spruces up a classic menu. Read story.
Behind the Scenes with Santa Barbara’s Yarn Bomber
Ethan Stewart goes behind the scenes with Santa Barbara’s Yarn Bomber. Read story.
Theater, Dance, and Visual Art are Back in Season
Theater, dance, and visual art events are ripe for the picking this autumn. Read story.
Good News, Bad News on the State of our Late (Not) Great (Not) Drought
There’s Good News and Bad News on the state of our late (not) great (not) drought. Read story.
Both Sides Claim Lies Abound Over Drilling Ban
Both sides claim lies abound over drilling ban. Read story.
Arts Fund Hires Nack, Celebrates Askew
The Arts Fund re-centers and remembers with an appointment and a party. Read story.
Protest Rock Finds a New Torchbearer in N.Y.C. Trio
This young NYC trio is reviving protest rock and heading to Velvet Jones on September 9 Read story.
Can Eco-Groovy Neil Dipaola Build and Not Gentrify?
Developer Neil Dipaola plans to put sailboats on a hotel roof and artists in storage containers, and almost everybody is ecstatic. How come? Read story.
Poodle Gets Whiplash Contemplating Onset of New Football Season
Poodle gets whiplash contemplating the onset of the new football season. Read story.
County Considers Adopting State Legislation in Wake of Murder Cases
County considers adopting state legislation in wake of murder cases. Read story.
The Dons, Chargers, and Royals Hit the Gridiron for Week Zero
The Dons, Chargers, and Royals hit the gridiron for week zero. Read story.
The Longtime Friends Talk Love Songs and Soul Carving
The longtime friends and famous UCSB alums have a backstage chat about love songs and soul carving. Read story.
S.B.’s Favorite Venue Gets One Step Closer to Zero Waste
Santa Barbara’s beloved venue continues to greenify with the help of Klean Kanteen and LoaTree. Read story.