(University of California - Santa Barbara) Marine biologists author a children's book that explores connections between diverse life in California kelp and on sandy beaches.
The Santa Barbara Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its 33rd edition, which will run January 31-February 10 and feature 45 world premieres and 53 U.S. premieres. The already announced opening-night film is Emilio Estevez’s The...Show More Summary
A line of government officials spent Tuesday evening reassuring Santa Barbara residents that an army of workers, dump trucks and excavators was working to return their battered community to normal, though it may take some time. The community meeting at a local junior high school came ahead of possible...
Highway 33 north of Ojai won’t reopen at least until early February, ruling out using the mountain route as a detour around the big 101 Freeway closure from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara. Highway 33 from the 101 Freeway remains open to travelers heading to Ojai. The roadway north of Ojai that winds...
In response to the large influx of people commuting to Santa Barbara and Goleta by train during the closure of Highway 101, Santa Barbara MTD is providing free last mile service.
Troy Carter just confirmed. In case you’re a newbie or just missed out last year, I’ve started a conference with Jim Lewi entitled the Music Media Summit, and this will be our second year in Santa Barbara, only this year we’re moving to the Four Seasons, at a vastly reduced rate, so even if you […]
Sam Rockwell, who is piling up awards for his supporting turn in Fox Searchlight’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, is set as this year’s recipient of the Santa Barbara Film Festival’s American Riviera Award. The honor, recognizing...Show More Summary
(University of California - Santa Barbara) UCSB professor and Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura is awarded the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize.
The body of a 30-year-old father who had been missing since this week's mudslides in California has been found, increasing the death toll to 20. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office says Pinit Sutthithepa's body was found Saturday afternoon. Show More Summary
Amtrak is adding 2,000 more seats daily to its popular Pacific Surfliner train service to Santa Barbara to accommodate an uptick in passengers since the 101 Freeway closed in the Santa Barbara area Tuesday. The deadly mudslides and stormwater continue to block the freeway between Carpinteria and...
MONTECITO, Calif. — Soon after the sun set over Santa Barbara, Ann Hagan grabbed a marker and wrote a short message to the 20 strangers who died in the devastating Montecito mudslides. “In our hearts …...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The death toll from Southern California mudslides that swallowed dozens of homes and forced the closure of a major highway along the picturesque Santa Barbara County coast rose to 20 on Sunday, with four other people still reported missing.
By Alex Dobuzinskis MONTECITO, Calif. (Reuters) - The San Ysidro Ranch, a five-star resort near Santa Barbara where President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline honeymooned, has been severley damaged by the deadly mudslides in Southern California this week. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The search for survivors of the deadly mudslides in parts of California's Santa Barbara County continued Sunday even as hopes dwindled to find anyone alive, officials said.
The founder of a Roman Catholic school and four children were among the victims of a deadly series of Santa Barbara County, California, mudslides that killed 18 people along the coast, officials said. The mudslides also injured nearly...Show More Summary
After December’s fires and early January’s floods, any visit to Santa Barbara County will require homework. Caltrans said Friday that the 101 Freeway, from the Ventura-Santa Barbara county line to South Milpas Street in Santa Barbara, would remain closed indefinitely. For updates, check the agency’s...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The death toll from mudslides that devastated parts of California's scenic Santa Barbara County rose to 19 on Saturday amid a massive influx of emergency crews searching for five people still missing.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The California mudslide that killed at least 18 people is causing distress miles from where the torrent of muck and boulders stopped, as a local economy that thrives on tourism and the lure of sun-soaked beaches was left reeling.
The San Ysidro Ranch, a five-star resort near Santa Barbara where President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline honeymooned, has been severley damaged by the deadly mudslides in Southern California this week. Officials have yet to fully assess the damage at the ranch, which sits on 500 acres in...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The number of missing after a California mudslide has fluctuated wildly, due to shifting definitions, the inherent uncertainty that follows a natural disaster, and just plain human error.