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Dick Wolf Drops Hints About Bellosguardo’s Future

He referenced The Frick Collection art museum in New York.

Downtown Cross-Section Focuses on State Street Fixes

A streamlined permit process is in the works.

Santa Barbara Surfer Lakey Peterson in World Title Contention

Yearlong contest series culminates next week in Hawaii.

Santa Barbara County Search and Rescue Returns from Camp Fire

Volunteer team looked for human remains in Paradise.

N-Word Gets SBCC Staffer Placed on Leave

Students contend racial tension common on campus.

Local Heroes 2018

The Santa Barbara Independent’s annual celebration of our fantastic neighbors.

Utility Giant Sued over Woolsey Fire

SoCal Edison faces lawsuits from fire victims and investors.

N-Word Gets SBCC Staffer Placed on Leave

Students contend racial tension common on campus.

Santa Barbara Bus Agency Sets Early Zero-Emission Goal

Joins six other California transit groups to be greenhouse-gas free by 2030.

Stir-Fry Wishes and Kunming Dreams

Santa Barbara-raised Georgia Freedman publishes Cooking South of the Clouds: Recipes and Stories from China’s Yunnan Province.

Downtown Cross-Section Focuses on State Street Fixes

A streamlined permit process is in the works.

‘Maniac’s Deliciously Delirious World

TV’s strangest, trippiest, and most biochemically fantastical love story this year.

New Insights on Butterfly Migration Revealed

Monarch migrating from Oregon to Santa Barbara found to be breeding out ...

Del Playa’s Jesus Burgers: Where Religion Meets Meat

Mission Isla Vista hands out free hamburgers to college revelers every Friday ...

High School Basketball Breakdown

Shifting leagues make for unclear outlook on upcoming hoops season.

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/

Homeless Emergency Aid Program ”Tiny Homes” Community Outreach Meeting
Introducing the New Isla Vista Community Resource Deputy Come Meet Sr. Deputy Schroeder at Pizza with a Cop
Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan
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
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