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Direct Relief Steps into Fire Effort

Highway 101 to the south opens; death toll at Camp Fire rises.

New Insights on Butterfly Migration Revealed

Monarch migrating from Oregon to Santa Barbara found to be breeding out of season, a first in ...

Water Managers, County Wrangle Over Lake Cachuma Supply

In some ways, the South Coast is in a worse drought fix than in 2014.

Brooks Is Back

UCSB PaCE to offer two Brooks courses this winter.

Heroin Bust in Santa Barbara

Three men were detained at three locations, one arrested.

Woolsey Fire Grows, Two Reported Dead

Highway 101 remains closed between Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village; Highway 1 also closed at Pt. Mugu; ...

Direct Relief Steps into Fire Effort

Highway 101 to the south opens; death toll at Camp Fire rises.

Water Managers, County Wrangle Over Lake Cachuma Supply

In some ways, the South Coast is in a worse drought fix than in 2014.

‘Kidding’: Jim Carrey Doing What He Does Best

Series offers a revelatory interrogation into the limits of control, without shortchanging viewers on laughter and tears along the way.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Laurel Phillips

Talking babies and miracles with the artist, midwife, and founder of the Santa Barbara Birth Center.

Cops’ Shop Moving to Farmers Market Spot?

Planning Commission finds Cota Street Lot best location for new police station.

Bucket Brigade’s Abe Powell Named Citizen of the Year

Leader of volunteer responders honored by Montecito Association.

‘Transformer’: Interview with Transgender Weightlifter Janae Marie

Documentary chronicles Matt “Kroc” Kroczaleski’s journey from male to female.

Old Sails Given Second Life As Surfboard Bags

Jeff Wapner returns home to Santa Barbara to create his new company.

Gourmet Goodies at Hook & Press Donuts

Owner John Burnett hones his gourmet morning treats for sell-out crowds.

UCSB's Comeback Falls Short Against Cal State Bakersfield

Woeful shooting is too much for UCSB to overcome in loss to ...

Full Circle with Habitat for Humanity

Seventeen years later, with the support of Habitat for Humanity, Mary’s life ...

Midterm Election Night 2018

Santa Barbara voters threw themselves into this year’s mid-terms with record setting passion, spurred into action by the first two years of President Donald Trump. Here's our take on county and statewide election results: independent.com/midterm2018/

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