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Coachella 2018 and Other Upcoming Festivals

Lineup Announced for Indio Extravaganza

Lineup announced for Indio extravaganza taking place in April

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The Peril of the Amur Leopard

How the Santa Barbara Zoo Is Helping Save the Big Cats from Extinction

How the Santa Barbara Zoo is helping save the big cats from extinction.

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Santa Barbara's Raw Science Film Festival

Three-Day Event Mingles Science and Pop Culture

The three-day event consists of movies, exhibits, and educational workshops that mingle science and pop culture.

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Year in Review: Michelle Drown’s Favorite Stories of 2017

Senior Editor Michelle Drown Picks a Few of Her Favorite Articles from the Past Year

Senior Editor Michelle Drown picks a few of her favorite articles from the past year.

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Santa Barbara Christmas Revels Celebrate Early California

Annual Holiday Show Tells of De la Guerra Wedding

Annual holiday show tells of the 1836 De la Guerra wedding.

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In the Midst of the Blaze, Saving Pit Bulls, Emus, Alpacas, Horses, and Two Pet Cows

How Animal Evacuations Went Down During the Thomas Fire

How animal evacuations went down during the Thomas Fire

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Teen Star Finalists 2018 Announced

Ten Young Santa Barbarans Chosen for February Finale

Ten young Santa Barbarans are chosen for the eighth annual competition taking place on February 24.

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Atlas Rehabilitation for Canines Opens Its Doors

Karen Atlas Starts Her Own Rehab Center on Upper State Street

Karen Atlas starts her own rehab center on upper State Street.

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SBIFF 2018 Virtuosos Honorees Announced

Lineup Includes Gal Gadot, Timothée Chalamet, and John Boyega

Lineup includes Gal Gadot, Timothée Chalamet, Kumail Nanjiani, and John Boyega

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‘Nat Geo’ Photographer Talks Climbing and PTSD

Cory Richards on His Personal Demons and Giving Up Control

Cory Richards reveals his personal demons and explains how climbing has taught him to give up control.

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