John Zant: Cachuma Lake hosts weekend fish derby

Cachuma Lake is down but not out, and it still teems with recreational opportunities. That’s the message the caretakers of Santa Barbara’s major water … [Read more...]

John Zant: Santa Barbarans face Dodger blackout in Vin Scully’s final season; Sam Cathcart passes

Vin Scully’s sonorous voice came through loud and clear: “Hi, everybody. A very pleasant Monday to you …” It was the opening game of the 66th … [Read more...]

A TRIBUTE: Mom knew the scores and stories behind them

I am a momma’s boy and proud of it. Willie Punzal, my dear Mom, was my inspiration to pursue a career in journalism and become a sports writer. She … [Read more...]