News on the Central Coast

Popular Spots

Stearns Wharf

Take a short stroll out over the Pacific Ocean and enjoy the fresh ocean breeze.

Condor Express Whale Watching

Spectacular whale watching trip, sportfishing or island excursion.

Chaucer’s Bookstore

Santa Barbara’s much-loved bookseller since 1974.

Bikini Factory

Bikini Factory not only sells but creates ladies swimwear for all body types & ages.

Santa Barbara Shellfish Company

This place is for the real shellfish lovers! All varieties of delicacies from the sea.

The Paradise Café

A local’s favorite for more than 25 years. Live Santa Maria oak grill.