Author and professor at Santa Clara University
In Testimonios: Early California Through the Eyes of Women, authors Rose Marie Beebe and Robert Senkewicz transcribed, translated and edited 13 firsthand accounts from women growing up…
Aug. 16, 2019from The 805
To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum has been putting on a slew of events to remember the women who helped make the Central Coast region what it is…
Mar. 30, 2018from The 805
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
Adina Hoffman’s "Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures" is about a man of multitudes.
Dec. 19from Bookworm
“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
And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks by Lawrence Weschler is a book that can only be itself.
Dec. 5from Bookworm
Roughly 95% of commercially caught lobster in California is shipped to China, where customers are willing to pay premium prices.
Feb. 6from 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
One of the first books within a huge movement that restored respectability to memoirs, This Boy’s Life celebrates its thirtieth anniversary, and Tobias Wolff celebrates thirty years…
Feb. 13from Bookworm
Ben Lerner’s Leaving the Atocha Station and 10:04 find their synthesis in The Topeka School , the third in his Hegelian trilogy.
Jan. 9from Bookworm
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