Hope Ranch Estate was envisioned by DesignARC as a home with a traditional exterior, visually blending in its landscape. According to the architects, the four-bedroom home “occupies a south-facing view lot in Hope Ranch, a suburb of Santa Barbara characterized by narrow winding roads, horse paths and native oak trees. Show More Summary
A day after a three-mile-wide oil sheen was spotted off the Santa Barbara Coast, authorities were trying to determine its source.
That greasy luster returned once again to the waters off Santa Barbara County.
A mysterious oil slick was discovered by two kayakers off the coast of Goleta Beach near Santa Barbara.
Authorities have not been able to find the source of a three-mile-wide oil sheen off the Santa Barbara County coast but expect it will naturally dissipate, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard was investigating a large, patchy oil sheen that appeared off the Southern California coast west of Santa Barbara on Wednesday, not far from the site of a petroleum pipeline spill in May, agency officials said.
The U.S. Coast Guard was investigating a large oil sheen off the California coast west of Santa Barbara on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the agency said. The slick,
From the University of California – Santa Barbara: A cataclysmic event of a certain age Geologist James Kennett and an international team narrow the date of an anomalous cooling event most likely triggered by a cosmic impact At the end of the Pleistocene period, approximately 12,800 years ago — give or take a few centuries…
The eight-acre Graholm Estate in Santa Barbara centers on a Spanish Revival mansion completed in 1920 for David Gray, whose family was one of the original shareholders in Ford Motor Co. The updated and restored main house, a contemporary guesthouse, parking for 50 vehicles and a swimming pool grace...
(This is not a story; I was a witness to it.) The year was 1973. I had already finished my graduate studies in English at UC Santa Barbara and earned a Ph.D. in that field. At that time, I was working on an English-Kurdish dictionary,...Show More Summary
Darlings, what you’re about to feast your eyes on is the fusion of uber stunning fashion, florals and wildly beautiful imagery from our friend Jose Villa. That fusion translates into a fairytale-like style of inspiration that we’d love to see one of you turn into a real wedding. Kelly Kaufman‘s florals are pulling at my heartstrings, while each gorgeous […]
Santa Barbara is taking a last resort approach to the drought by reopening a long-idle desalination plant. [ more › ]
Lawmakers in Santa Barbara on Tuesday unanimously approved spending $55 million to reactivate a mothballed desalination plant that could provide the Central Coast city with nearly a third of its drinking water.
Feb. 1, 1947: I’m going through my clips on the Black Dahlia case and here’s an unrelated story from the Santa Barbara News-Press. The state personnel board prohibits women from taking the Civil Service exam for Bay Bridge toll collector … Continue reading ?
Organized by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come is the first exhibition to explore how the practice of painting served as the means for Moholy to imagine generative relationships between art and technology. Show More Summary
Dolphins swimming with triathletes in Santa Barbara, California A triathlete endures a beautiful mix of mental and physical feats up to the point when the animated race announcer signals the start of a triathlon. The draw for an amateur...Show More Summary
By: Grant Marek Credit: Flickr/Joe Parks From Yosemite and Big Sur, to Joshua Tree and Santa Barbara, California is home to some of the most beautiful places on the West Coast, nay, the country, nay, THE WORLD, okay reverse nay, still just the country. Show More Summary
In 1987, a representative of Michael Jackson approached the modest Sycamore Valley ranch house in Santa Barbara, CA and knocked on the door. The owner of the ranch was shocked by the visitor’s message. He told the homeowner that he represented someone who wanted to purchase the ranch at a [...]
While I may have noticed these gentlemen’s dapper style at first glance (those classy blue suits and blush neckwear) but the overwhelming emotion that then took over was pure love. You sense it in every image and if these pics by Michael + Anna Costa are any indication, this was one amazing celebration. Alegria By Design took […]
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon off the Santa Barbara County coast, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The surface temblor occurred at 1:11 p.m. Pacific time.