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Richie DeMaria

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Santa Barbara: Your Staycation Destination

Why Home Is the Best Place to Travel This Summer

Why home is the best place to travel this summer.

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Going on a Santa Barbara Soundwalk

Hearing the city in a Whole New Way

Hear the city in a whole new way.

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Hike up to Sheep Camp from Lockwood Valley

This Gradual Ascent Through Sacred Lands Is a Great Weekender

This gradual ascent through sacred lands is a great weekender.

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Dropout Drops In to SOhO

Santa Barbara Electronic Duo Forges Forward with Integrity

The Santa Barbara electronic duo forges forward with integrity.

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Camp Out at Cachuma

June Kicks Off Best Summer in Years to Visit Lake

Lake Cachuma Recreation Area bubbles to life after rainy winter.

It Comes At Night

Survivalist Horror Flick Surreal Thought-Provoker

Playing on fears, this survivalist horror flick is a surreal thought-provoker.

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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s Water-Wise Ways

Taking an Eco-Friendly Approach to Watering Native Plants

The S.B. Botanic Garden is using drought-friendly methods to water a new collection of native plants 90 years in the making.

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Aloe Can You Go?

Inside Tom Cole's Plant Wonderland

Going inside Tom Cole's plant wonderland.

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Ishi-Dōrō Light the Path at Lotusland

Following Histories Made by Migrants at Lotusland

Following the histories shaped by Japanese migrants at Lotusland.

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Goya Through Jeanne Smith Morgan’s Eyes

Santa Barbara Author, Watts Towers Preservationist Shares Goya Sketches

The Santa Barbara author and Watts Towers preservationist shares Goya sketches.

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Eating Vegetarian at Finch & Fork

Chef James Siao Showcases Spring Bounty

Chef James Siao showcases a spring bounty with new menu items.

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Gay and Katie Hendricks on Relating Consciously

Renowned Experts Discuss Improving Relationships at Unity of S.B.

The renowned experts discuss improving relationships at Unity of S.B.

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Shows to See in June’s First Week

Baths at SOhO, Ska at Del Pueblo Café, and Tribute Bands

See Baths at SOhO, ska at Del Pueblo Café, and tribute bands.

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Air's Musical Spaceship to Visit S.B. Bowl

Cofounder Nicolas Godin Talks 20 Year Anniversary, Nostalgia, and Coolness

Cofounder Nicolas Godin talks 20-year anniversary, nostalgia, and coolness.

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Zogfest Honors Erik Herzog

Goleta Drummer Remembered, Plus Bad Suns and Prezident Brown

The Goleta drummer is remembered, plus Bad Suns and Prezident Brown.

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Eat This: New Menu Items @ Kanaloa Seafood

Poke Salad, Grilled Baby Octopus, and Copper River Salmon Stand Out

Poke salad, grilled baby octopus, and Copper River salmon stand out.

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Surf Meets Turf at Star Lane-Dierberg

Sushi, Wine, and Terroir Come Together in Pairing Feast

Sushi, wine, and terroir come together in a pairing feast.

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Trio Balkan Strings Makes S.B. Debut

SOhO Show Follows Last Year's Travel Technicality Troubles

The SOhO show follows last year's travel technicality troubles.

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Eat This: New Eureka! Burger Eats

Mac N' Cheese Balls, Turkey Chipotle Burger, and Shrimp Tacos Among New Items

Mac n' cheese balls, the turkey chipotle burger, and shrimp tacos are among the new items.

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Great Shows for Mother’s Day Weekend

Drone at Funzone, EDM at Velvet Jones, and Bluegrass at SOhO

See Drone at Funzone, EDM at Velvet Jones, and bluegrass at SOhO.

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Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

Profiles of Cool Careers, and the Latest Employment Trends in Santa Barbara County

Profiles of cool careers and the latest employment trends in Santa Barbara County.

Pollock Theater Hosts Trans Media Series

Month-Long Program Features Transgender Works

The month-long program features transgender works.

David Sedaris Mines Tragicomic Gold at Arlington

Trump and Alcoholism Among Night's Hilarious and Sad Topics

Trump and alcoholism were among the night's hilarious and sad topics.

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Buscador Opens New Tasting Room in Buellton

Philosophical Owner Matt Kowalczyk Pours ‘Truth and Integrity in Wine.’

The philosophical owner Matt Kowalczyk pours ‘truth and integrity in wine.’

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Chip Kidd Talks Iconic Book Covers

Designer of More Than 1,500 Book Jackets Speaks at UCSB

The designer of more than 1,500 book jackets speaks at UCSB.

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Occhiali's Optimum Optometry

Co-owner Irwin Eve Discusses What Makes Their Eyewear Excellent

Co-owner Irwin Eve discusses what makes their eyewear excellent.

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Beer Festival Season Kicks Off

Three Brew Bashes Start the Month of May

Three brew bashes start in the month of May.

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SBCC Hosts CommUNITY Festival

Event Aims to Help Homeless, Recruit Volunteers

The event aims to help the homeless and recruit volunteers.

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Dear Baby Boomers Who Deny Climate Change

An Open Letter from the Next Generation

An open letter from the next generation

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David Sedaris on Finding and Keeping Stories

Renowned Author Returns to the Arlington Theatre with 'Theft by Finding'

The renowned author returns to the Arlington Theatre with 'Theft by Finding.'

‘Lost City of Z’ Is Subtly Powerful

Slow-Paced Thought-Provoker Examines Amazonian Exploration

The slow-paced thought-provoker examines Amazonian exploration.

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Interview: Honne @ Lobero

U.K. Act Talks Coachella, New Songs, and the Meaning of 4/20

The U.K. act talks Coachella, new songs, and the meaning of 4/20.

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Chris Fossek Releases Debut Album

One of Santa Barbara's Favorite Spanish Guitarists Makes Recording Premier

One of Santa Barbara's favorite Spanish guitarists makes his recording premier.

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Little Dragon’s Big Sound

Swedish Synth-Soul Sensations Join Glass Animals at S.B. Bowl

The Swedish synth-soul sensations join Glass Animals at S.B. Bowl.

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White Ledge–Hurricane Deck Loop for the Weekend Warrior

An Overnight Not For the Faint of Heart, In the Heart of the San Rafael Wilderness

An overnight not for the faint of heart, in the heart of the San Rafael Wilderness.

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Empanadas @ Tangonadas

Cheap Eats and Chimichurri Delights at New State Street Spot

Cheap eats and chimichurri delights at new State Street spot.

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Coachella Interview: Sofi Tukker

One of Sunday’s Best Acts Talks Grammys, Brazil

One of Sunday’s best acts talks the Grammys and Brazil.

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Coachella Interview: Pond

Australian Rockers Talk New Album ‘The Weather,’ Australian Music, and Aesthetics

The Australian rockers talk new album ‘The Weather,’ Australian music, and aesthetics.

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Coachella Weekend 1 Wrap-Up

Radiohead, Kendrick, and Gaga Headline, But Up-And-Comers Equally Exciting (Or More)

Radiohead, Kendrick, and Gaga headlined, but up-and-comers were equally exciting (or more).

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Radiohead Gives Another Unforgettable Bowl Show

Band Delves Deep Into Darker Parts of Catalog

The band delved deep into the darker parts of its catalog.

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Words on One Last Waking Dream, Lucidity 2017

Encounters Good and Bad in the Land of Eudaimonia.

Encounters good and bad in the land of Eudaimonia.

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Phantogram to Disrupt Santa Barbara

Also: Rainbow Girls at SOhO, Untz Festival Pre-Party at Velvet Jones

Also: Rainbow Girls at SOhO and The Untz Festival Pre-Party at Velvet Jones.

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New Order Embraces the New

Dance-Rock Pioneers Continue Legacy of Reinvention at S.B. Bowl

The dance-rock pioneers continue their legacy of reinvention at the S.B. Bowl.

S.B. Celebrates Licorice Day with Red Vines

Popular Candy Coasts to Town with California Collection Next Week

WT: The popular candy will coast to town with their California collection next week.

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Victorian Vogue Celebrates 30 Years

Fabulous Fashion & Costume Shop Will Offer 30 Percent Discount for April

The fabulous fashion and costume shop will offer a 30 percent discount for April.

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Why Rocha Swim’s Suits Stand Out

Handmade, One-Woman Line Featured Twice in ‘Sports Illustrated’

The handmade, one-woman S.B. swimsuit line was featured twice in ‘Sports Illustrated.’

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Tractors, Trucks, and Trolleys, Oh My!

Tykes Can Explore Transportation at Carpinteria Fundraiser

Tykes can explore transportation at the Carpinteria fundraiser.

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Bacara Hosts S.B. Food & Wine Weekend

4th Annual Event Features Chefs Nancy Silverton, Richard Sanford, and Clark Staub

The 4th annual event features chefs Nancy Silverton, Richard Sanford, and Clark Staub.

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Sigur Rós Comes to Town

Santa Barbara Bowl Season Opens with Icelandic Experimental Rockers

The Santa Barbara Bowl season opens with the Icelandic experimental rockers.

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The Realities of a Military Career

Truth in Recruitment Educates High Schoolers on Their Options

Truth in Recruitment educates high schoolers on their options.

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