Articles From : Bonnie Carroll

  • Finch & Fork Team Win Shuck and Swallow Oyster Competition

    During the prime oyster eating season, and after a 3-year hiatus, the amazing Shuck & Swallow Oyster Eating Competition returned to the rooftop of the Kimpton Canary.

  • 6th Annual Heroes of Hospice

    The 6th Annual Heroes of Hospice at The Biltmore's Coral Casino on September 12 attracted a huge crowd of supporters to honor those being recognized in 2018.

  • Taste of the Town Provides a Delicious Weekend

    The 37th annual Arthritis Foundation Taste of the Town events provided a delicious weekend for Santa Barbara County.

  • Talent of Five Chefs on the Plate for Taste of the Town Gala Dinner

    The 37th Taste of the Town Connoisseur’s Circle Gala Dinner & Auction Friday, September 7 at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort will feature the culinary talents of five renowned area chefs 

  • Organic Soup Kitchen 5K Walk Festival Supports Cancer Recovery

    Organic Soup Kitchen 5K Walk Strong Festival gathered at Leadbetter Beach on Saturday to fundraise to continue providing healthy organic soups to cancer patients in local areas.

  • Santa Barbara Locals Participate in 25th Oxnard Salsa Festival Competition

    Two Santa Barbara locals participated in the "Great Oxnard Salsa Challenge" last weekend.

  • Taste of the Town Arthritis Foundation Kick-Off

    The Arthritis Foundation hosted a Taste of the Town kick-off event at BMW Santa Barbara last week.

  • A Win for the Brunettes at the Alzheimer's Association 2018 Game

    In an intense flag football game that went into overtime, the Brunettes won by just 1 point in a dramatic finish, while the entire event raised nearly $90,000 for the Alzheimer's Association.

  • 30th French Festival Becomes an International Vive La France Celebration

    The annual French Festival held at Oak Park looked to be another success on day 1, but on Sunday it really became a celebration when France won their 2nd FIFA World Cup Title.


    Hospice of Santa Barbara hosted the "The Five Invitations" at Old Mission Santa Barbara this weekend.

  • Sensational Food + Wine at the Natural History Museum's Festival

    The sold-out Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival was yet another hugely successful event on the banks of Mission Creek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on Saturday.

  • 44th Annual Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration

    An estimated 75,000 spectators crowded State Street for the 2018 Summer Solstice Parade, which offered kudos to those who provided assistance during the Santa Barbara twin disasters in January.

  • Rape Crisis Center’s 10th Annual Chocolate de Vine Fundraiser

    Over 300 people registered to join in for the mouth-watering celebration of chocolate and wine at Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center’s 10th Annual Chocolate de Vine fundraiser on Saturday.

  • Assistance League of Santa Barbara Turns 70

    It was a festive gathering at the Assistance League Santa Barbara where everyone was celebrating the 70th Anniversary of an organization that has served the community so well for so many years.

  • Santa Barbara Lawn Bowls Celebrates Open Bowls Day

    The Santa Barbara Lawn Bowls celebrated Open Bowls Day at Spencer Adams Park on Saturday.

  • Another Delicious Danish Taste Celebration in Solvang

    The 26th annual Solvang walking and tasting extravaganza offered delicious delights and savory flavors to passport holders who were also celebrating St. Pat's Day. 

  • Local Film Premieres at SLO Film Festival

    Santa Barbara film “Three Seconds” celebrated a premiere showing at San Luis Obispo International Film Festival this week followed by a standing ovation.

  • Star Food Teasers from Wolfgang Puck at Oscars 2018

    The 90th Academy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles will be a big huge night for the cast and crew behind The Shape of Water, having been nominated 13 times, and Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk got eight nods. And once again, Jimmy Kimmel will return to the stage as host. 

  • Premiere Santa Barbara Restaurant Week Begins Friday

    The first-ever Santa Barbara Restaurant Week kicks off on Friday with a portion of proceeds going to those affected by the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslide.

  • Dom Perignon Champagne Magnums for Film Festival Honorees

    Dom Perignon gifted Santa Barbara Film Festival honorees with their signature magnums.

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