| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This sturdy Austrian had supporting roles in the recent action movies "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty," the TV western "Justified" and the military video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter."
The ubiquitous performer — actually a semiautomatic pistol...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Every time I come to Santa Barbara, I find something new to like. Not exactly secrets, just favorite things, and I'm not talking about raindrops on roses, though they probably have those too in that golden town 90 miles up the coast from L.A. Here are...
| Oct 2, 2012
Of all the scam artists to set foot in Los Angeles, one of the most notorious was A. Victor Segno, who duped thousands of people around the world into sending him $1 a month to belong to his Segno Success Club. In return, he promised to send out brain...
| Oct 3, 2012
Whether setting, digging, hitting, serving or passing, 16-year-old Zana Muno of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame is volleyball's version of a utility player. There isn't a position she can't play or a skill she can't master.
As her brother, JJ, a football-...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Home and garden events, classes and exhibitions for the week ahead are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Feb. 28: Urban forager, garden designer and self-described “radical...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
"Carefree California: Cliff May and the Romance of the Ranch": Exhibition at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum of UC Santa Barbara opens on Feb. 26....
| Mar 8, 2012
Located in a narrow canyon four miles north of Santa Paula, Mud Creek Ranch combines a historic family homestead, a commercial organic citrus and avocado orchard and a mystery zone where the usual rules of farming do not apply. It is a one-family...