New Times / Arts
BY GLEN STARKEY
Elvis Costello’s song “Radio, Radio” didn’t see a lot of radio play when it came out in 1978 … or ever. It was, after all, an indictment of commercial radio’s wrong direction: “Radio is a sound salvation. Radio is cleaning up the nation. They say you better listen to the voice of rea...
BY JESSICA PENA
Besides the perpetual battle between what is more attractive, Chris Pratt in a Speedo or a box of Thin Mint cookies, there has been one, consistent contest since the dawn of human history—men vs. women. Over the years, each side has volleyed their best offense. Women are uptight and illogical, ...
BY ASHLEY SCHWELLENBACH
Every year, on Sept. 21, we gather on the beach wearing red beanies. At sunset, we make a toast to the comedic genius of our demigod, bid him happy birthday, take a shot, and dash bravely into the Pacific Ocean. It’s one of my favorite traditions, in part because it’s infinitely cooler than ...
BY ADRIANA CATANZARITE
Famed comedian/ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and his colorful troupe of dummies are taking their offbeat brand of comedy to the Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles this Sept. 21. After touring the globe for more than three decades, Dunham will be settling down in Las Vegas, where his current tour wi...
Fighting silence: A local woman spreads the word about ovarian cancer after her mother's battle against the disease Political Watch 9/18/14 Community Notebook 9/18/14-9/25/14 Community Corner: Give back to Santa Barbara County Hobnobbing with Helen The price of growing: Santa Maria-Bonita says passing Measure T would help ease overcrowded classrooms Supervisors give the Cuyama solar project five thumbs up