The city of Santa Barbara gets a state grant to try and help the roughly 900 people who are homeless in the city. Old Town Goleta has a reputation for being pretty sleepy. Can a booming beverage industry pour some life into the area? Bakers in Santa Barbara are going to extremes to make the perfect tartine loaf. And as we head into spring, one local nonprofit prepares to receive thousands of wild baby animals in distress.
California doles out money to help the homeless
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New money to help the homeless in Santa Barbara
As California continues to find ways to address homelessness, one approach has been to give out grants to local governments and nonprofits.
13 min, 16 sec
Could a beverage boom turn Old Town Goleta into the next Funk Zone?
From a hipster coffee shop to a rum distillery and wine tasting rooms, new beverage businesses are popping up in and around Old Town Goleta, a section of town that has...
4 min, 16 sec
From salt to fire, how one baker pursues the perfect loaf of bread
“Perfection would be finding that mythical bread that’s in my mind,” said Michellene Parker of her quest to replicate an ideal loaf of French sourdough pain au...
5 min, 4 sec