This post-and-beam contemporary, with walls of windows and slightly pitched roofline, takes in city and ocean views from its vantage above Santa Barbara. Fruit trees, vegetable gardens, an outdoor living room, a pool and spa and a complimentary stable/workshop make up the three-acre grounds.
“If my fellow citizens want to go to Hell, I will help them," Justice Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr. famously wrote. Added Holmes, "It’s my job.” During his talk at Reason Weekend in Santa Barbara, Damon Root, senior editor of Reason magazine and author of Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Show More Summary
There are 18 confirmed cases of Salmonella Paratyphi in Southern California, including seven in Los Angeles County, four in Orange and Ventura counties, two in Riverside County, and one in Santa Barbara County. Seven other people sickened are from other states but had traveled to the area, according to the Ventura County Public Health Department. Five have... Continue Reading
It's not every volleyball tournament that a libero earns MVP honors, but that was the case this past weekend at the Santa Barbara tournament, where Matt Douglas of Loyola was chosen MVP after leading the Cubs to the championship over Corona del Mar.
With aging infrastructure across the United States, utilities are working to upgrade their systems — and are doing so in all different ways. Southern California Edison (SCE) has announced a $12 million investment into improvements in downtown Santa Barbara. Show More Summary
California has always been known for promoting healthy eating habits and has helped spread the popularity of granola, sprouts and avocado to the rest of the country. Now the city of Santa Barbara is taking it all one step further with...Show More Summary
When a Santa Barbara County grand jury urged the small Central Coast city of Guadalupe to end its financial “shell game” and disincorporate in a report released Friday, city officials were pretty dismissive of the recommendation.
In response to a 3-year drought, the city of Santa Barbara is re-activating a seawater desalination plant that's been out of use for over 20 years. As water supplies dwindle, other California cities are also turning to desalination, which is generally a last-resort measure because of its high cost and energy intensity.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's 3-year-old drought has thrust seawater desalination into the spotlight as San Diego County, Santa Barbara and other cities push ahead with treatment plants that will soon turn the Pacific Ocean into a source of drinking water.
“Top Chef” is coming back to Los Angeles. And to Santa Barbara. And to Palm Springs. And to San Francisco. And to Oakland. And to Monterey.
A round of Santa Ana winds expected to blow over Southern California this week has triggered several advisories for residents from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles.
Like many other towns in California, Santa Barbara is projecting a significant water shortfall in 2017. The solutions, being proposed for now, are extreme water conservancy, desalination plants, and sewage recycling following Jerry Brown's...Show More Summary
The wonderful world of California pinot noir is as dazzling as ever as winemakers from regions such as the Sonoma Coast, Santa Barbara and Anderson Valley continue to produce elegant, vivid examples of this beguiling grape. Frankly, they just get better every year, and more expensive, unfortunately. At this point, [...]
The Santa Barbara County Vintners’ annual Spring Weekend brings not only wines, but winemakers, from more than 120 of the region’s wineries to hobnob with visitors and participate in seminars, open houses, and the grand tasting on Saturday...Show More Summary
Jennie Garth is engaged to Dave Abrams! The couple has been together since last Fall, and in early March, they went on a romantic getaway together in Santa Barbara, CA. During their trip, Dave tweeted a cute picture of the pair, writing,...Show More Summary
Rep. Lois Capps, a former nurse known for a kind demeanor in a Congress where that quality is often lacking, announced Wednesday that she would retire when her term expires next year.
Representative Lois Capps, a California Democrat who has represented the Santa Barbara area in Congress since succeeding her husband in 1998, announced that she would not seek re-election next year.
photo: Eleanor Friedberger @ MHOW 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Eleanor Friedberger has been chilling on the West Coast, writing and recording her new album for Merge. She told the Santa Barbara Noozhawk a little about how its going:It's exciting...
California's Channel Islands are a group of five islands about 25 miles off the central coast, most dramatically visible from the shores of Santa Barbara County. Preserved as a National Park, outdoor recreation is the big draw for visitors to the chain. Show More Summary
Ron Ely of TV “Tarzan” fame has listed his own little piece of the jungle for sale in Santa Barbara at $5.195 million.