Archive for the ‘Explore SB’ Category

  • Ranch Life With the Branquinho Family

    Dec 23, 12 • Explore SB

    Longtime local ranchers Brandy and John Branquinho of Branquinho Ranch (their son Luke is the 2012 World Champion Steer Wrestler for the second year in a row) talk about what it’s like living the good life in the Santa Ynez Valley.  ...

  • Golf and Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Santa Ynez Valley

    Dec 22, 12 • Explore SB, Recreation

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  • 60th Annual Downtown Holiday Parade Starts the Season with Sparkle

    Nov 10, 12 • Explore SB, To Do, Web Exclusives

    In my family, it seems like just as we’re washing the dishes from Thanksgiving, the holiday decorations are on their way out of the attic. This year will be no different, especially with the 60th Annual Downtown Holiday Parade happening on the last day...

  • You’re Invited to Grassini Family Vineyards!

    Nov 6, 12 • A Day Away, Datebook, Web Exclusives

    Unfortunately this event has been cancelled, but check back for future Grassini Family Vineyards Winemaker Dinners! Attention fellow wine lovers! On Wednesday, November 7, at 6 p.m. Grassini Family Vineyards will host their Winemaker Dinner Series. It will...

  • Savoring the Central Coast

    Oct 8, 12 • A Day Away, Web Exclusives

    By Leslie Dinaberg, Editor, Santa Barbara SEASONS Magazine Spend a gorgeous September weekend sampling the best of the best from winemakers, celebrity chefs, brew masters, fishermen and artisanal food producers who call Central Coast home? Not to mention two...

  • epicure.sb: Santa Barbaran for “Let’s Eat!”

    Sep 27, 12 • Eat, Explore SB, To Do, Web Exclusives

    October is arriving more quickly than I remember, but I can’t seem to complain— any month dedicated to the eats and treats of Santa Barbara just can’t come soon enough in my opinion. With the temperatures ever-so-slowly dropping, the leaves...

  • A Day Away: Venice

    Sep 5, 12 • A Day Away

    The Many Faces of Venice, California Welcome to Funky Town, USA—so-called by Mark Cramer in the book that brings to light the most “eclectic, irreverent and visionary” locales in the country. It’s little wonder that the daily circus that is Venice was...

  • A Day Away: Palm Springs

    Sep 5, 12 • A Day Away

    Palm Springs: Oasis of Fun in the Desert When thinking of Palm Springs, images of tanned retirees and flawless golf courses often come to mind. But the city is a hub for everyone from Hollywood royalty to outdoor enthusiasts and art and design connoisseurs....

  • A Day Away: Santa Monica

    Sep 5, 12 • A Day Away

    By Cheryl Crabtree Cruise south along Highway 1, speed down the 405 to the 10 and head west, or retrace Route 66 west along Colorado Boulevard to the ocean’s edge — all roads lead to Santa Monica, undeniably a crossroads of cutting-edge Angeleno...

  • A Day Away: Ventura

    Sep 4, 12 • A Day Away

    The Tide is High for this Revitalized South Coast Gem San Buenaventura, as it is officially known, is fast becoming a destination in its own right for its eclectic dining options and bustling, supportive arts community. Hip boutiques and topnotch eateries are...