30 min ago
Library Adult Literacy Program Volunteer Linda Solin Shares the Gift of Reading
Imagine being unable to read your child's report card, fill out a job application, read a bus schedule, or vote.
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4 hrs ago
Monterey County Herald
Mike Hale, The Grub Hunter: Fifi's and Calvin's - a fine pairing
Back in 2008, with the stock market in a free-fall, Calvin Wilkes looked at his sagging portfolio and did something bold and seemingly reckless: He pulled out all the money he could and bought a substantial hoard of wine.
8 hrs ago
The CPA Technology Advisor
Pay Raises for Recent College Grads Fall Short of Average
Salaries for recent college graduates have risen at less than half the pace for all U.S. workers since the recession, an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found.
13 hrs ago
The Supreme Court's Coming Paralysis
It's a question that's roiled the liberal universe for years: Why won't 81-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg resign from the Supreme Court and give President Obama the chance to pick her successor, in case the Senate turns Republican after the mid-terms? Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe, one of the left's jurisprudential ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Isla Vista Self-Governance the Focus of Town Hall Meeting
Creating a consensus among neglected college students, families, property owners, undocumented residents and other Isla Vista stakeholders won't be easy - maybe even impossible - but those groups got together Monday to give it a try anyway.
The Long Shadow Of The Manhattan Project
World Science Festival published a two-part article about the Manhattan Project.
Conference Showcases UCSB's Actuarial Program
Actuaries from around the world gathered last week at UC Santa Barbara for the 49th annual Actuarial Research Conference .
Editor & Publisher
Editorial: All News Needs Coverage
Thankfully, it's not often that a tragedy reported in the news hits directly home.
Judy Foreman: Kathryn and Michael Graham's C'est Cheese Has Even More on Its Plate
For Kathryn and Michael Graham, their C'est Cheese is a whole lot more than the remains of a dairy.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Reminder to women: We aren't a group of victims
Sometimes we're victims of a crime or mistreatment and we happen to be women, just as men are sometimes victims of crime and mistreatment and they happen to be men.
The Daily Republic
Fairfield man wins Mr. USA United Nations pageant
Pageant winners, scholarships, professional honors and a significant donation milestone are among the items in this week's collection of good news from around the region.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Berkeley Daily Planet
How Homelessness Happens - Under Your Nose
The guy who managed to convince this supposedly green community to build ugly, only-a-student-could-stand-it condos and apartments on toxic former gas station sites wants to up the ante on one of Berkeley's neighborhoods that suffers the most - southside of campus.
Wall Street Journal
Skeptics Question Wal-Mart's Love Affair with...
"I'd be more impressed by a bigger number," says Scott N. Paul , president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing , which advocates for U.S. producers.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
In Search of Elusive Dark Matter: UCSB Physicists Part of International Collaboration
While scientists have long known that dark matter exists, they have never been able to touch it.
5 Great Reasons To Zone Out
On any given day, studies show, you're likely to spend as much as half your waking hours lost in la-la land.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Eight More Suspects Arrested in Connection with Deltopia Street Riots
Sheriff's Department uses tips and video footage of April's disturbance in Isla Vista as part of its months-long investigation Eight additional suspects have been arrested in connection with April's Deltopia street party in Isla Vista.
Jewish Arizonans on Campus welcomes new rabbi
Rabbi Mitch and Chana Goldstein welcomed a group of young Jewish men for Friday night Shabbat dinner with open arms, homemade popsicles and a greeting from the new Jewish Arizonans on Campus rabbi's 5-year-old daughter, Mimi.
SCEEP Finds Santa Barbara Businesses Save Thousands of Dollars By Going Green
A new study from the South County Energy Efficiency Partnership finds that 76 businesses in Santa Barbara County have collectively saved an estimated 1.15 mWh - or $154,153 in annual electricity expenses - by participating in a free, voluntary countywide Green Business Program .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic
There's less than expected on the surface. Scientists are trying to find where in the ocean it's gone.
Giant Sea Bass Census
Fished nearly to extinction in the recent past, giant sea bass are starting to make a comeback.