Starting at 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4th, I watched the independent film,"Tokyo Fiance", directed by Stefan Liberski, an imaginative story about a young Belgian woman who returns to Tokyo, the place where she was born, and begins a romance with a Francophile Japanese student who introduces her to parts of Japan she never knew. Show More Summary
From the dress to the florals, reception and every detail in between, this California beauty is classic elegance in every sense. Bringing all the formality of a ballroom wedding outdoors, Alegria By Design made certain this bride’s aesthetic came to life and all 2o guests left the day feeling special. The lovelies of TEAM Hair & Makeup beautified the […]
Our annual deposit of plastic in the ocean dwarfs previous estimates, according to a new study by UC Santa Barbara and the Ocean Conservancy The post There’s How Much Plastic In The Ocean? [Infographic] appeared first on Sustainablo...
Backpacking in Santa Barbara? Usually when people think of Santa Barbara they think of Stearns Wharf, the beach, the shops on State Street or the wild college scene near UCSB. But what you might not realize is that the Santa BarbaraShow More Summary
The only thing more stunning than Part I of this Santa Barbara dreamfest is probably the reception that followed. Set beneath a billowing canopy and twinkling chandeliers are long, floral-covered tables designed by Renny And Reed and Jenna Lam Events that take springtime romance to a whole new level. Show More Summary
You know our love affair with Jose Villa goes WAY back to the beginnings of this little ol’ blog, but this wedding is yet another reminder why we hopelessly adore the man behind the lens. It’s fairytale romance set at Villa Sevillano (hello, dream Vera Wang gown!) and chock-full of amazing vendors like Paula LeDuc, A Day In May Design, TEAM Hair And Makeup, Jenna Lam […]
The night before the Big Day is something to be celebrated. And when you just so happen to have Renny and Reed and Jenna Lam Events there to help pull it off, an intimate dinner turns into something truly special. Wine Cask Restaurant played setting for evening, and the one and only Jose Villa was there to capture every second. Peek back at […]
We caught up with the Santa Barbara beauty to talk scary movies, super powers and what it’s like to run from Downton's Cousin Matthew...
It's hard to wrap one's head around the latest research numbers on plastic -- 4.8 to 12.7 million tons of the stuff makes its way from land into our oceans annually. University of California, Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological...Show More Summary
Check out this short documentary on George Powell at the Skate One plant in Santa Barbara, CA. Pretty cool insight into what it takes to make skateboards. “So few people, The post George Powell Documentary Short appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.
On Sunday, February 1st, I was in "the first audience to see" the World Premiere of an independent film from Finland called "Eila, Rampe and Baby Girl (Eila, Rampe ja Likka)," a charming, funny, "trading places,""clash of generations and social classes,"comedy. Show More Summary
On a warm May evening, in the gardens of Villa Sevillano, Joanne and Alex exchanged I dos. The couple’s 2 daughters, Penelope and Georgia, were amongst the 7 flower girls. The processional included “Georgia on my Mind” and “Penny Lane” as an ode to each daughter. After the ceremony, guests mingled in the garden for […]
My siblings, my husband and I went to Santa Barbara for a long weekend — and to Ensenada. As the trip planner of the family, I had none of the stress of driving to either. Instead, we were transported, literally and figuratively, on a short-hop cruise that not only gave us a change of...
A troubling portrait of Elliot Rodger is painted in a nine-month investigation by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department. Rodger was responsible for the May 23 slayings that left six UC Santa Barbara students and Rodger dead....
Elliot Rodger, the disturbed 22-year-old who killed six in a deadly rampage near the UC Santa Barbara campus last spring, had searched online for ways to kill silently with a knife before stabbing his first three victims to death individually...Show More Summary
Elliot Rodger, the California gunman who killed six people, spent more than a year planning the attack, police said.
Elliot Rodger, who committed the horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara on May 23, like many of these rampage killers, had been seen by therapists. Why aren't therapists preventing their clients from committing massacres and suicides? It because therapists aren't routinely trained to teach them how to stop being bullied and rejected by their peers.
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 22-year-old California man who killed six college students last year before taking his own life in a rampage near Santa Barbara had an interest in Nazis and conducted a Web search for torture devices, a report released on Thursday showed. Show More Summary
Best vacation ever? Rodney and Lisa Gist were out kayaking with their kids last weekend in Santa Barbara, when a furry little pirate hijacked their ship. The scoundrel sea lion climbed aboard and proceeded to snuggle up with Rodney as he paddled the boat. Show More Summary
West Coast wines venture east to the Atlantic for a Wines of Santa Barbara dinner at Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails in Jacksonville, Florida on Monday, February 23. In true vineyard dining fashion, guests will sit down at communal tables for chef Tom Gray’s menu, served family style and paired with incredible wines from this unique region. Show More Summary