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City Closes In on New Police Station Location

Santa Barbara's Saturday Farmers Market may lose its 35-year site.

Homeless Could Get ‘Tiny Box’ Homes Downtown

Neighbors complain as City Hall fast-tracks grant application.

Ethnic Studies to Become Graduation Requirement

School board votes unanimously for 2023 start date.

School Shooting Threat to Santa Maria Schools Made via Facebook

Further investigation revealed that suspect did not have access to firearms.

Celebration of Life Ceremony Scheduled for Mark “Marky” Meza, Jr.

The 21-year-old former Carpinteria resident was killed in the Borderline shooting.

Jennifer Doudna Talks Gene Editing

She's confident the controversial technology will be used for good.

Celebration of Life Ceremony Scheduled for Mark “Marky” Meza, Jr.

The 21-year-old former Carpinteria resident was killed in the Borderline shooting.

Stopping Suicide in Our Schools

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

Old Sails Given Second Life As Surfboard Bags

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

Ethnic Studies to Become Graduation Requirement

School board votes unanimously for 2023 start date.

How to Get Rid of ‘Too Busy’

Four simple tricks that will help you never to be too busy again.

Cops’ Shop Moving to Farmers Market Spot?

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

‘Kidding’: Jim Carrey Doing What He Does Best

Series offers a revelatory interrogation into the limits of control, without shortchanging ...

Schools of Thought 2018

Examining the state of education in Santa Barbara.

Small-Batch Wines at Crush Tasting Room & Kitchen

Boutique wines and delectable eats at Michael and Lisa Amador’s Crush Tasting ...

Game of the Week: Montana State @ UCSB Basketball

Saturday’s matinee features Max Heidegger returning for Gauchos against Bobcats.

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/

UC Santa Barbara assistant professor David Patterson is one of the Packard Foundation’s 2018 Fellows
Victoria Juarez Appointed President and CEO of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
Victoria Juarez Appointed President and CEO of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
SBCC to Host Three Community Input Meetings
WAFWA Seeks Public Comment on Draft Monarch Butterfly Conservation Management Plan
Announcing Community Meetings to Address Housing and Homelessness
Goleta Sanitary District Honored at Statewide Conference
Goleta Education Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director
Governor Brown, Attorney General Becerra and CARB Chair Nichols Lead National Coalition Demanding Trump Administration Withdraw Proposal to Eliminate Nation’s Clean Car Standards
Cal Lutheran President Emeritus Dies
Abaseh Mirvali Appointed Executive Director and Chief Curator of Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
BLM Central California District accepting nominations for Resource Advisory Councils
Righetti Range Improvement Burn Planned
Santa Barbara Sheriff’s K-9 Unit Needs Your Vote
Halloween Parking Permit Program for City of Goleta Residents
Commercial Spiny Lobster Fishery Closed in State Waters Around Anacapa Island Due to Public Health Hazard
Goleta Sanitary District Board Receives Prestigious District of Distinction Platinum Level Accreditation
Scholarship Foundation Will Begin Accepting Applications on October 15
Notice of Vacancy on the Goleta Water District Board of Directors
Welcoming Habitat for Humanity's New CEO
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