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Entrepreneurs seem to be flocking to tech startups more than ever before, and incubators are popping up to encourage their growth.


On the heels of the announcement that San Diego State University is launching an Honors College in fall 2015, the university is thrilled to welcome the largest incoming class of honors students in the history of the university.


Gunther has more than 35 years of business experience and has worked for several nonprofits in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.


On Sunday, Sept. 28, the lush garden at the Music Academy of the West will be abuzz with enthusiastic crowds gathered to celebrate the Santa Barbara Beautiful Annual Awards Gala that recognizes individuals and teams of people who contribute to our vibrant community.


TV on the Radio 's fifth studio album "Seeds" is due out November 18 and today the indie-rock band released the first single, "Happy Idiot."


Beginning September 2nd, 2014, visitors to some Santa Barbara County beaches will have to give the "brush off" to sand as they leave recreational areas, as outdoor showers on county beaches have been turned off in an effort to save water during this critical drought period.


Following months of work to identify state drought funding for a Lake Cachuma emergency pumping project, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assemblymember Das Williams announced today that significant progress is being made.


The canopy of 90 historic stone pine trees that so dramatically define a five-block stretch of East Anapamu Street is currently under serious stress by the state's prolonged drought.


Last year, TV On The Radio released two pretty outstanding songs, " Mercy " and " Million Miles ," both of which suggested the band had a lot left to say.


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September is National Preparedness Month and the County of Santa Barbara is joining the nationwide effort to encourage individuals, families, businesses and organizations to prepare for emergencies by getting a kit, making a plan, staying informed and getting involved in their local community.


Ending a half-century of geological speculation, scientists have finally seen the process that causes rocks to move atop Racetrack Playa, a desert lake bed in the mountains above Death Valley, California.


Carolyn Butcher's passion for literature is quite infectious. In a sonorous voice that's lifted by her British accent and powered by a phenomenally educated usage of the English language, she talks ardently about the books she's been reading and re-reading, from James Joyce to T.C. Boyle.


I visited my first museum at the ripe old age of three. My grandfather took me to the Museum of Natural History in my home town of Santa Barbara, where we also regularly visited the Old Mission, the Art Museum, the Botanical Gardens, the pony rides and the train station .


Shelley Rouillard was named director of the California Department of Managed Health Care in December 2013 after serving as the agency's chief deputy for two years.


Does it bother anybody else that 350.org of Santa Barbara, a legitimate organization, would create a sub-organization and name it Water Guardians? Is it trying to mask its true identity? Why couldn't its members just tell it like it is and say their concern is about air quality? Are they using the name Water Guardians to play on people's sympathy ... (more)


Kathryn Slater-Carter and her husband, Ed, thought McDonald’s was a family business.


How many white, heterosexual male historical figures can you name? How many scientists, politicians or artists can you think of who reflect this image? Now consider how many historical figures you know who were, or are, women, people of color, people with disabilities, or lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender .


The 53-year-old actor is set to marry Amal Alamuddin next month in Italy and his friends are keen to throw the hunk a sexy stag do at a strip club near his home in Santa Barbara, California, to celebrate.


The California Senate has passed AB 1014, which would allow law enforcement or family members of a person who is displaying signs of violence to petition a court for a restraining order.

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