Details, Density and a Dynamic Downtown


(photo by Alex Kacik, courtesy of Mission and State) You might call them the four Ds. And they are only one part of the equation that is informing the magical Alma del Pueblo project. As Santa Barbara recently learned in this in-depth interview with Alma del Pueblo’s leader Marge Cafarelli, context and community also have… Read More »

Sustainability Goes to the Movies


China Syndrome, eco-action film, 70s style Happy Santa Barbara Independent Film Fest Season! As Santa Barbara rolls out the red carpet for the best in independent film, we thought we’d share with you some of our favorite films about environmental sustainability, a deeply held value of the Alma del Pueblo team. So for those nights when… Read More »

Five Fab Events in Santa Barbara this Winter


(David Sedaris, courtesy Creative Commons) Winter in Santa Barbara is a great time to wind down from the holidays and get fully immersed in the City’s rich cultural scene. Here are five fabulous events coming up – all but one within walking distance from Alma del Pueblo! 1. Humorist David Sedaris, presented by UCSB Arts &… Read More »