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Two Santa Barbara City Council members are calling for a public vote Tuesday on the city's proposed gang injunction - just weeks before it is headed to court for trial.
A Southern California man who allegedly killed his uncle and then dumped the body - before setting it on fire - in the mountains above Santa Barbara in 2011 pleaded guilty to murder charges this week.
Easter came a bit early for residents of local nursing homes in Santa Barbara and Goleta when they got a chance last week to spend time with a therapy bunny that is a certified pet volunteer for Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Santa Barbara.
"I believe being a role model requires a person of character who is willing to share themselves and their abilities with others," award recipient Emma Andersen said.
Santa Barbara Matchmaking will host a Meet Your Match Party from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18 at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, 3300 Via Real in Carpinteria.
Dear Feelings Doctor: My fiancee and I have been together for almost five years now, and during this entire time, I have been taking Viagra when we have sex.
Sisters Liz Morello, left, and Mirella Ramirez will manage the new Lafond Winery tasting room on Yanonali Street, beside its sister winery, Santa Barbara Winery.
Balletic spiders swirling and prancing alongside lovingly choreographed moonbeams in a hushed, wooded glade under watchful starlight - where else but in an enchanted forest? And who else but the imaginative and ever-surprising Santa Barbara Festival Ballet ? The Enchanted Forest children's ballet, a short and colorful program, will be performed in ... (more)
He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on Aug. 31, 1915, to Earl and Blanche Brown. The family made their way to Burbank, Calif., in 1923, where he and his only sibling, June Francis, graduated from Burbank High School.
Crystal Harrell of Santa Barbara was one of 1,594 students who were named to the Dean's List for fall 2013 at Biola University .
Santa Barbara Gift Baskets will present a check for more than $2,000 to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County on Thursday at the Foodbank's Multi Chamber Mega Mixer.
Think you can't get a relaxing beachfront hotel for less than $200? Think again! Our first contender, the beachfront SeaCrest Motel in Pismo Beach, California, dates back to the early 1960s but sports a 2007 remodel.
The Woman of the Year is honored by the Junior League of Santa Barbara for her achievements in alignment with JLSB's mission to promote volunteerism, develop the potential of women and improve youth literacy.
April honors volunteers who give their time in the service of others. In honor of this, Hospice of Santa Barbara thanked its many volunteers at a recent volunteer recognition party.
A bad day turned worse for a Lompoc bicyclist on Wednesday after he was struck by a car in downtown Santa Barbara.
Two commercial fishermen were arrested by California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers early Sunday morning in Santa Barbara Harbor on felony charges of conspiracy and grand theft.