Animals: Creature Features

CARE4Paws gets grants, ASAP asks for cat adoption stories, and Hospice adds support group for pet loss.

Discovering the S.B. Zoo’s Discovery Pavilion

The zoo opens its state-of-the-art educational facility.

Animals: Birdathon

For the second year, the SBAS is having a Birdathon, calling upon the community to help count the feathered creatures in our area from April 26-May 4.

Camp Story Contest Winners

We put out a call to readers to submit their summer camp memories, and the following three stories caught our eye.

Bringing Eyes to Angel

Documentating SEE International's quest to restore vision of four-year-old boy in Zihuatanejo.

Ban ‘Bossy’? Over My Bossy Body

I’m bossy. It’s not an endearing quality, nothing to brag about. But ...

ASAP Celebrates 25 Years

One of the nation’s first no-kill animal shelters is celebrating its 25th ... Read story.

Goleta Zoning a Test of Democracy

Limited public comment on incomplete drafts of new environmental rules does not ... Read story.

Have We Had Enough Deltopia Yet?

Just a little more than a week ago, Isla Vista felt like ... Read story.

While Spring Cleaning, Thoughts Turn To …

There can be a great sense of satisfaction from maintaining your own ... Read story.

The Getty via Riviera Country Club

The Getty Museum is a must for culture seekers, and the nearby ... Read story.

Sophie is a beautiful long-haired muted calico cat looking for a forever home.

Santa Barbara Marathoners Stay Boston Strong

A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, runners from all over the world are returning to Beantown for redemption.

Workout of the Week: Legs and Back

Learn how to use strengthen your abs and back in a squat position. Do three sets of 15-20 reps.

Gardening: Butterflies, Birds, and Frogs

Some unseen, but important, residents in gardens may not be able to weather long dry periods without some extra consideration.

Mary Miles Minter

In 1916, at the age of 14, the silent film actress was Flying A Studio's brightest star. 

Mountain Drive Memories

Bill Richardson and Ann Johnston were among the many big characters who lived on Mountain Drive.

Angel's SEE International Operation Goes Well

When Angel Lucena was born, his parents had no idea that he had a problem with his vision. Soon afterwards, ... Read story.

Animals: Creature Features

CARE4Paws gets grants, ASAP asks for cat adoption stories, and Hospice adds support group for pet loss. Read story.

Manzana Day Hike to 'Ray’s Camp'

A Los Padres forest camp spot is newly named for Ray Ford. Read story.

Keep Your Mouth Shut!

Sometimes, careful listening allows you to achieve results. Read story.

S.B. Health Status Report

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


Satisfaction, cheerfulness, ease of mind, accepting things as they are? Sound like you or me? Read story.

Dear Stormy: Rocket Worries About New Boyfriend

Nerves? Be brave and stick it out. Read story.

Finding Supersymmetry Through Time-Reversal Symmetry

A UCSB physicist outlines how this unique phenomenon occurs in a condensed matter system. Read story.

Billy Collins & Aimee Mann

Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures, Former U.S. Poet Laureate ... Read More