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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.

Phone Scammers Target Businesses

Pretend to have a delivery that just needs some cash or a wire transfer.

Former Ataris Bassist Pleads Guilty to Real Estate Scam

Michael Davenport faces up to 30 years in prison.

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/

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