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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; ...

International Rescuer Speaks at UCSB

David Miliband, former British Foreign Secretary, heads a nonprofit that has helped 27 million people survive conflict ...

The S.B. Questionnaire: Laurel Phillips

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

Water Managers, County Wrangle Over Lake Cachuma Supply

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

Stopping Suicide in Our Schools

Santa Barbara’s educational system strives to help teenagers succeed amid cell phones and stress.

Cops’ Shop Moving to Farmers Market Spot?

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

Santa Barbara County Preps for Shared Bikes, Scooters, and Cars

Bike-share pilot program saves hundreds of pounds of carbon at UCSB in a month.

Here’s How Santa Barbara Police Train the Public to Survive a Shooting

Regular trainings are provided by the department and private companies.

‘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.

Carlitos Celebrates 40 Years

Leslie and Carlos Lopez opened their ever-popular Mexican restaurant on State Street ...

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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