Betsy J. Green

Author & Speaker

Upcoming events
in Santa Barbara

I will be speaking about and signing my latest book Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1917 on these dates:

Sunday, December 3, 2017, 3 p.m.
Goleta Valley Historical Society
304 N Los Carneros Rd, Goleta, CA

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Santa Barbara Genealogical Society
First Presbyterian Church, State & Constance

The newest book in the Way Back When series is now available at Chaucer's and

Ask your doctor if a history & humor talk
or presentation would be right for your group or organization!

Contact Betsy J. Green
at author@​


Local history & humor
The fourth book in the series of fun and interesting news in Santa Barbara 100 years ago. Still only $9.95.
The third in the series of history & humor books about Santa Barbara's history -- one year at a time. $9.95
More tales of the wacky and weird events in SB taken from the local newspapers. $9.95
Tales of everyday life in Santa Barbara 100 years ago, told with wit and humor. $9.95
Local history
MESApedia is the first comprehensive history of Santa Barbara’s Mesa neighborhood, containing more than 400 entries and images, portraying life on the Mesa in the 1800s.
A photographic history tracing the development of a village just west of Chicago.
"Could be a runaway bestseller!"
--Old-House Journal