Latest Santa Barbara County, California Stories

2011-06-27 10:00:00

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridlewood® Estate Winery, the premier artisan winery along California's Central Coast, announced today it has partnered with Central Coast Gallery, a virtual art gallery which features work from artists of the area, to showcase the distinct and approachable works crafted by the region's talented artisans.

2011-05-19 23:07:07

To David Cleveland, a professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Barbara, it seemed as though Santa Barbara County would be a great example of what many are advocating as a solution to the problems of a conventional agrifood network –– a local food system.

2011-05-11 10:50:00

SANTA MARIA, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There is only once place in the western United States where valleys run east to west, and that's Santa Barbara County.

2011-03-28 16:12:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The world premiere of the epic action-adventure YOUR HIGHNESS YOUR HIGHNESS cast member/writer/executive producer Danny McBride; cast members James Franco and Justin Theroux; WHO: director David

2010-12-14 13:56:00

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Katie Jackson, the 24-year-old daughter of Cambria Winery proprietor Barbara Banke and wine industry pioneer Jess Jackson, cannot remember a time when the art and business of making wine wasn't part of almost every aspect of her life.

2010-10-31 00:12:58

TechXpress CTO Allen Mapalo Honored as Top Regional Business Leader TechXpress Chief Technology Officer Allen Mapalo was recently honored as one of 40 up-and-coming business leaders under the age of 40 who work in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

2010-09-27 06:25:00

The Air Force said that a Us space surveillance satellite was launched late Saturday from the central California coast.

2010-06-15 14:50:00

PORTAGE, Mich., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Manatron, Inc., a global leader in providing integrated property tax and records management software for state and local governments, today announced that it has been awarded the contract from the Santa Barbara County, Calif.

2010-03-26 12:49:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- What: "Repeal the Bill" Patriotic Protest March & Rally When: Saturday, March 27, 2010 Assemble: Santa Barbara: De la Guerra Plaza @ 2:45- 3:00 PM March: Begins @ 3:00 Rally: Santa Barbara County Courthouse @ 3:20 PM Cost: Free "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

2010-03-17 14:07:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Vincent Armenta, Tribal Chairman for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, was named "Tribal Leader of the Year" by the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA). Honored at a ceremony held today at NAFOA's "Next Decade Finance" conference in New Orleans, the award is presented to a tribal leader who has displayed foresight and resolve in the financial advancement of their tribe.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.