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Jul 22019

Santa Barbara Farmers’ Markets Farm Stands And Gourmet Shops

SHOP LOCAL FOR FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND MORE The Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market offers some of the freshest produce on the West Coast. You can also find an incredible selection of local goods at these markets. The bounty is due to our...

Jun 252019

$19.1 Billion Disaster Relief Bill

THE BILL WILL HELP CALIFORNIA COMMUNITIES AND OTHERS President Trump signed a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill intended to provide assistance to communities grappling with recovery from wildfires, flooding, and hurricanes. That includes those of u...

Jun 192019

Get Ready for Santa Barbara’s Summer Solstice Celebration

REJOICE ON THE LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR -- THE SANTA BARBARA WAY Shakespeare called it midsummer, but Santa Barbarians know the longest day of the year as the summer solstice and, as usual, the town will be celebrating the event in style. Now in its ...

May 282019

Butterflies Alive! Another Reason To Live in Santa Barbara

ANNUAL FUN AND BEAUTY AT THE SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY There are so many reasons to live in Santa Barbara. Our beautiful weather, our breathtaking sunsets, our compassionate communities and now our (formerly) semi-annual Butterfl...

May 72019

Mother’s Day 2019: Celebrate in Santa Barbara

MOTHER’S DAY 2019 IS THIS SUNDAY, MAY 12th Mother's Day 2019, like those in years past, will be a celebration honoring the mother of the family, the heart of the home, and motherhood in general. Actually, motherhood has been celebrated for ages. T...

Apr 232019

Celebrate Earth Day in Santa Barbara

THE GLOBAL CLIMATE MOVEMENT IS GROWING Those of us who live here take Earth Day in Santa Barbara seriously. After all, Earth Day was born out of an unnatural disaster right here in our front yard: the Pacific Ocean. On January 28, 1969, the now infa...

Apr 172019

Celebrate Easter in Santa Barbara

FROM EASTER BRUNCH TO EASTER EGG HUNTS Looking to celebrate Easter in Santa Barbara? One of the best things about living on the American Rivera is the fact that this area offers a plethora of things to do all year long. Easter is no exception. Wheth...

Apr 22019

There’s Still Time to See the Wildflower Super Bloom in Santa Barbara County

WHAT IS A SUPER BLOOM ANYWAY? Birds are chirping, creeks are flowing, and the wildflower super bloom in Santa Barbara County is still putting on a spectacular show. Patches of bright orange poppies and white lilies dot the hillsides along mountain r...

Mar 142019

Santa Barbara Applauds Women’s History Month

CELEBRATE WITH THE SANTA BARBARA CHAPTER OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN COMMUNICATIONS March is Women's History Month. Santa Barbara joins the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities,...

Mar 122019

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 the Santa Barbara Way

GET YOUR LEPRECHAUN ON WITH THESE 10 IRISH SLANG TERMS TO USE AT THESE 5 IRISH-THEMED ACTIVITIES Head’s up St. Patrick’s Day 2019, Irish-for-a-day revelers who live in Santa Barbara. The time is nigh to make your plans and enjoy some green s...

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