End of an Era for Open Alternative School

District board votes to close the beloved K-6 campus at the end of the school year.

Reviewed | ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Kenneth Branagh’s film isn’t a nuanced character drama, but offers a fun puzzle for Agatha Christie fans.

Santa Barbara Homeless Shelter in Hot Water over Cold Weather

Upset by a surprise announcement, the county is reducing PATH's reimbursement for services.

Janet Garufis: Real-Life Wonder Woman

The Montecito Bank & Trust chair and CEO’s against-all-odds career and life of love.

UCSB Professor Richard Ross Brings ‘Beautiful Trouble’

“I don't think anybody can turn on any media … without feeling that the world is sand at their feet. How do you address that?”

Santa Barbara Supervisor Janet Wolf Won’t Seek Reelection

It's 'time to give someone else a chance,' she said.