A blog with some of my views on local Santa Barbara/Goleta/Isla Vista issues.
18 July, 2006
Source: 1941 WPA Guide to Santa Barbara
Below are several pages from the 1941 WPA Guide to Santa Barbara. The information supports a May, 1868 start date for the earliest predecessor (the Santa Barbara Post) of the modern News-Press. The News-Press claims it started in 1855, which I have been unable to verify.