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Open’ Internet Upheld in Court

On appeal, broadband service deemed a public utility.

Grand Jury Reports Jail Booking Procedure Faults

Medical prescreen routines lack guidelines to ensure complete evaluations.

Child Molester Faces 125 Years

Norbert Cruz, 55, convicted of crimes against his former foster daughter.

Cottage Embarks on Listening Tour

Polls community health by phone.

Sherpa Fire: Friday Morning Update

The cost from the incident is $18.1 million.

Lake Cachuma Hits All-Time Low

The “driest five years on record” force emergency pumping barge to move.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Chris Casebeer

Considering life, death, and work with the legendary athlete and realtor.

‘Puja and Piety’ at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Innovative survey looks at Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Artworks as aids to devotion.

Tools of the Exercise Trade

Fitness Transform’s Mikki Reilly breaks down the fixtures of fitness.

Chef’s Corner: Ann Addis & Roberto Soria

Metropulos Owner Ann Addis showcases food from around the globe.

Matthew Aucoin Summers at MAW

For the New York–based composer/conductor, writing music is second nature.

Nothing About Prison Is Rehabilitative

Hope and common dignity denied in prison.

Michaela Anne Grows on New Album

The Nashville Singer will play SOhO with songs from her sophomore release.

Scene in S.B.: Grooving at Dance Center

Rob Lane runs a biweekly party on West Canon Perdido Street.

Welcome to Breakfast

A new caffeine and culture emporium opens on Chapala Street.

Phil Womble’s ’Chomaha Dreams Come True

UCSB’s baseball fan since 1969 sees the Gauchos reach the College World ...

How to Catch a Rain Bomb

Watch (and hear) stormwater from a January cloudburst replenish the earth.

Indy Readers' Scherpa Fire Photos

Santa Barbara Independent readers share Scherpa Fire photos from their day to day travels.

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