Articles From : Bonnie Carroll

  • Hospice of Santa Barbara Shining Light Society Celebration

    The Hospice of Santa Barbara Shining Light Society Spring Reception & Open House was a joyful gathering of long-time and current HSB staff, volunteers and supporters.

  • Performance to Remember by World Acclaimed Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

    Meyers Surprised on Stage by Renowned Mexican Composer Arturo Marquez

  • Old Spanish Days Officials Announce Full Fiesta Schedule for 2022

    For the first time in three years, Santa Barbara will have a complete Fiesta this summer with the return of the historic parade, both Mercados, and a variety of dance and celebrations throughout the community.

  • Santa Barbara Sister Cities Young Artists Showcase Announces 2022 Award Winners

    A large crowd of Santa Barbara Sister Cities members, friends, and young artists participated in the reception, viewing, and judging of the Sister Cities 2022 Young Artist Showcase.


    Local Film Maker Leslie Zemeckis Walks Opening Night Red Carpet at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

  • New Years Eve at the Symphony

    Celebrating New Year’s Eve at the Granada with the Santa Barbara Symphony has been a special night for area residents for many years.

  • Vera Cruz Village Groundbreaking Celebration

    The City of Santa Barbara's Housing Authority broke ground on the Vera Cruz Village housing complex in the 100 block of East Cota Street.

  • Cowboy Fun at Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum 37th Vaquero Gala Weekend

    The 37th Annual Vaquero Gala, Show and Sale to benefit the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum was a weekend to remember.

  • Pierre Claeyssens 24th Ball Honoring All Veterans

    Historic military vehicles parked at the entrance to bag piper’s playing as cordial volunteers were doing guest check-in for the Pierre Claeyssens Military Ball.


    Old Spanish Days announced plans for Fiesta 2022 and the new leadership team that will guide the area’s largest regional festival in a safe environment next summer.


    A Musical Weekend of Dreams Come True in Santa Barbara

  • Warm Welcome for Rod Rolle Exhibition

    Guadalupe Documentary Photos a Window into 1988-89 Guadalupe, California

  • Sensorio Field of Light in Paso Robles

    Bonnie shares a photo from a trip to see the Sensorio Field of Light in Paso Robles.

  • Film Preserves 2021 La Fiesta Pequena

    Despite pandemic challenges, the Old Spanish Days' 2021 Fiesta Pequeña performance was preserved on film.

  • Old Spanish Days Opens with Tablao Museo and Project Fiesta

    The Santa Barbara Historical Museum became a Fiesta night to remember for guests who arrived to enjoy the exquisite Project Fiesta exhibition highlighting the history of Fiesta with video, photos, and rare artists renditions.

  • Local Journalist Bonnie Carroll to Judge 2021 Taste TV Artisan Fragrance Salon Awards Competition

    Local Journalist Bonnie Carroll to Judge 2021 Taste TV Artisan Fragrance Salon Awards Competition

    The Annual luxury fragrance competitions, held in San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles are under way and will decide the “Top Artisan Fragrances of the Year,” and the winners will be selected by a panel of judges to include respected local editors, publishers, journalists, and TV hosts representing a bevy of media outlets, as well as fragrance industry professionals.
  • A Proud Night for Pierre Claeyssen's "Night at the Drive-In"

    The long drive into the Goleta West Wind Drive-in was lined with welcoming American flags as guests arrived for the Veterans foundation “Night at the Drive-In presented by Pierre Claeyssen;s Veterans Foundation.

  • Bristol Farms Market Opens in Santa Barbara

    The long-awaited Bristol Farms Market opened in Santa Barbara's La Cumbre Plaza on Thursday with a warm welcome from residents.

  • Santa Barbara Seniors Step Up During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Bonnie shares a heartwarming story of seniors in a local apartment complex singing every night.

  • Women United Host 2nd Classic Storybook Luncheon

    Women United, an affinity group of United Way of Santa Barbara County, hosted their second annual Classic Storybook Luncheon on Tuesday featuring "Little Women."

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