On February 25, 1970, young protestors stormed the Bank of America building in the UCSB-adjacent community of Isla Vista and set it on fire.
Feb. 24from KCRW Features
Japanese artist Tatsuo Miyajima’s digital installations are on view at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. “I'm very interested in this life and death dynamic.
Feb. 21from KCRW Features
Darrell McNeill and his wife created a month-long pop-up cultural space at 1219 State St. and named it the Black History Month Culture House.
Feb. 19from KCRW Features
Roughly 95% of commercially caught lobster in California is shipped to China, where customers are willing to pay premium prices.
Feb. 6from KCRW Features
Carpinteria residents are particularly interested in cannabis because they’re upset about the skunky smell wafting from the greenhouses and the industry’s financial contributions to…
Feb. 4from KCRW Features
Matt Kettmann, Santa Barbara-based food and wine writer, recently tried out some new restaurants in Solvang.
Jan. 30from KCRW Features
In UC Santa Barbara’s “Parties and Polarization” class, seniors are seeing the impeachment trial playing out before their eyes.
Jan. 29from KCRW Features
The Carrizo Plain National Monument boasts extensive spring wildfire blooms, and it’s home to one of the highest concentrations of endangered species in California.
Jan. 23from KCRW Features
“The Delicacy,” a new documentary premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, follows sea urchin divers off the coast of Santa Barbara, and explores the impact that…
Jan. 22from KCRW Features
Across the country, many breweries are collaborating with musicians, films and theatrical productions to pair specific drinks with art and multisensory experiences.
"If you raise the bar on what's impeachable, then you end up lowering the bar on what political behavior is acceptable. ...
Jan. 21from KCRW Features
A new film, “ By Hand ,” documents their 218-day journey. It premieres at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival this week.
Jan. 17from KCRW Features
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival features one foreign language film directed and produced by UCSB students. “ Mother of Chernobyl ” is a fictional tale about…
Food and wine writer Matt Kettmann recommends “The Delicacy,” “The Wandering Chef,” “Man in the Field,” and “Born in a Ballroom.”
Jan. 15from KCRW Features
KCRW spoke with Dolores Huerta who was recently awarded the Social Transformation Medal by the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.
Jan. 14from KCRW Features
Wintertime is when some of the most exciting and unusual citrus varieties hit the Santa Barbara Farmers Market.
Jan. 13from KCRW Features
Casitas Springs is a tiny community halfway between Ventura and Ojai, where there are mobile home parks, churches, … and a plant nursery.
Jan. 9from Greater LA
Australia is dealing with the worst wildfires in its history. The blazes have scorched millions of acres and destroyed more than a thousand homes.
Jan. 9from KCRW Features
There aren’t many roads or people outside the small city of Lompoc. Instead you’ll see rolling hills, cattle grazing under oak trees, and rare birds like Golden Eagles.
Jan. 7from KCRW Features
The story of Santa Claus Lane in Carpinteria starts in typical California fashion -- with an orange juice stand.
Dec. 20from KCRW Features