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The Antecedents of Arroyo Burro Beach

The Hendrys Named a Beach and a Blacksmith's

Health Care Lands in the Emergency Room

Doctor panel talks fiscal consequences of Obamacare, physician shortage.

Deltopia Mayhem Returns

The big, boisterous party is too rank for even taxis.

News-Press Threatens Legal Action Against PODER

The paper takes issue with its masthead on the group's Facebook page.

Get to Know Hayden James

Talking birthday cakes and laptop thieves with the rising Aussie artist.

Two Suspects Arrested for Robbing Chase Bank

A man and woman from Los Angeles were detained with brass knuckles and cocaine.

April is Poetry Month, Part II

More poetry reviews from The Independent’s book reviewer David Starkey.

Review: It Follows

David Robert Mitchell’s new film may not be the scariest of the year, but it definitely alters consciousness.

Tony Johansen: 1937 - 2015

Tony Johansen was a mentor to dozens, if not hundreds, of musicians in the Santa Barbara area.

Women Who Bike

Unsurprisingly, safety tops the list for women cyclists.

Travel: Cuyama Buckhorn

The motel is a delightful pit stop off Highway 166.

Lucidity Festival Scales Down, Reaches Out

This year’s Lucidity Festival is all about community involvement and environmental action.

Review: London Symphony Orchestra at the Granada Theatre

CAMA sponsored this spectacular and long-awaited return performance on Wednesday, March 25.

Courtney Barnett

Australia’s latest export has mastered the art of making the ordinary feel extraordinary.

Parking Restricted During Deltopia

Parking west of Isla Vista by permit only.

Flamesniffers Installed in Mission Canyon

The pilot devices will read changes in temperature, wind, and smoke and alert firefighters to problems.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Eddie Ellner

Roger Durling picks the brain of Santa Barbara’s beloved yoga instructor and studio proprietor.

Pilgrimage to Water

Day-long pilgrimages to verify that a water source still flows or that a spring still drips.

The Challenge of Renting in Santa Barbara

For Santa Barbara to survive as a city with people doing jobs of average or less income, creativity and flexibility in housing is necessary.

One Ramp Opens, Two More Close

Drainage project in Goleta halfway finished.

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