Note from Beth: Last week, I had the pleasure of facilitating two workshops on becoming a Networked Nonprofit: Effective Social Strategy for nonprofits in Santa Barbara hosted by the Fund for Santa Barbara. One of the fun exercises...Show More Summary
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After conquering his fear of heights in Santa Barbara, Justen thought this Out in GayCities roadtrip would be a smooth ride down the Pacific Coast Highway into Los Angeles. But it looks like episode four has another surprise fear: flying balls! The challenge is to hit at least three baseballs that are moving. Luckily, Justen […]
(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — Like tiny construction workers, cells sculpt embryonic tissues and organs in 3D space. This task is complicated and requires constant communication between cells to coordinate their actions and generate the forces that will shape their environment into complex tissue morphologies. read more
Students at Princeton and the University of California at Santa Barbara have contracted a dangerous type of the bacterial infection, but officials say the episodes are probably unrelated.
First Princeton, and now the University of California Santa Barbara. The California school is having a meningitis outbreak. There have been four reported cases so far, and it's pretty serious. One infected lacrosse player had to have his feet amputated last month. Read more...
This year, eight cases of bacterial meningitis have surfaced at Princeton University and four cases have popped up at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Bacterial meningitis can strike suddenly and result in brain damage, paralysis,...Show More Summary
(Santa Barbara, Calif.) —The age and origin of the E280A gene mutation responsible for early-onset Alzheimer's in a Colombian family with an unusually high incidence of the disease has been traced to a single founder dating from the 16th century. Kenneth S. Show More Summary
At P rinceton University, where eight cases of bacterial meningitis have surfaced this year, officials have put up posters and e-mailed students warning them to guard against spreading the potentially fatal disease. Federal officials...Show More Summary
With few exceptions, cells don't change type once they have become specialized — a heart cell, for example, won't suddenly become a brain cell. However, new findings by researchers at UC Santa Barbara have identified a method for changing one cell type into another in a process called forced transdifferentiation. Their work appears today in the journal Development. read more
I had a new running partner for the annual Santa Barbara 4-Miler Turkey Trot this year...Sophie, my 7-year-old daughter! Despite having only run a mile once before, she said she was game this year. I thought I was going to burst with excitement. Show More Summary
Santa Barbara, California resident Jasmine Pilchard Gosnell is understandably devestated right now. She’s the girlfriend of actor Paul Walker, who was killed in a fiery crash yesterday. The two had been dating since she was 16 years old — and … More » The post Meet Jasmine Pilchard Gosnell, the Young Girlfriend of Paul Walker appeared first on EveryJoe.
Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: On the Road at Santa Barbara Autocamp with Ryan Miller. Waylon and Lindsey visit lovely Santa Barbara, where part of a trailer park has been converted into the coolest “hotel” ever. Our eco “cribs” tour: Subscribe to our weekly newsletter for 15 free links to our best blogs of […]
Mercy Cabrera, an insurance agent with Sunshine Life and Health Advisors,helps customers navigate the online healthcare marketplace.Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Barbara Neff of Santa Monica is one of the roughly 1 million Californians who recently got word that their health insurance coverage would be expiring soon. Show More Summary
You may be sensitive to gluten, but you're not sure. Perhaps you can't put your finger on a recurring malaise, and your doctor is at a loss to figure it out. A diagnostic method recently developed by UC Santa Barbara professor Patrick Daugherty can reveal - on a molecular level - the factors behind conditions thought to have environmental triggers. Show More Summary
Meredith Garofalo is joining Santa Barbara, CA, ABC affiliate KEYT as weekday morning meteorologist and multimedia journalist. Garofalo left WWSB in Sarasota, FL, in February and joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast as community...Show More Summary
I have a weak spot for new rides, or rides that I haven’t been to before that I could go to. That was the case with John Parke’s Sesenta Anos ride that was held November 16 and 17, 2013 near Santa Barbara, CA. The ride was to celebrate...Show More Summary
(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) — Fred Kavli, who launched a foundation to support science research and award prizes of $1 million to scientists, has died in California. He was 86. The Kavli Foundation said Kavli died Thursday at his home in Santa Barbara. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago I jumped in the car with my wonderful other half and our best friends Gaby and Thomas and headed to Santa Barbara for a very quick weekend getaway. Or maybe it was a day-and-a-half getaway, which at any rate is easy to do when you live in Los Angeles. We were […]
You may be sensitive to gluten, but you're not sure. Perhaps you can't put your finger on a recurring malaise, and your doctor is at a loss to figure it out. A diagnostic method recently developed by UC Santa Barbara professor Patrick Daugherty can reveal — on a molecular level — the factors behind conditions thought to have environmental triggers. Show More Summary