Santa Barbara Newspapers


Digital access to historical (1860s-1980s), local area newspapers including the Santa Barbara News-Press, Daily News, Santa Barbara Weekly Press, Morning Press, Carpinteria Herald, Goleta Valley Sun, & more!

Digital Access Available at Central, Eastside, & Montecito Libraries only.

The Central Library also carries local area papers on microfilm up to the year 2020. You can submit an obituary or local history request or use the collection in-person.

Access to early Santa Barbara historical newspapers can also be found at UC Riverside’s California Digital Newspaper Collection.