All Living Stories

SeaVees Steps Up for Wildfire Victims

Santa Barbara footwear company gives away new shoes. Read story.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Soul Mammas Podcast Rethinks Motherhood

Santa Barbara’s Nicole De Leon talks to lots of moms. Read story.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A Weekend in Pasadena

City to the south offers fun, film, and food. Read story.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Championship Surf Title Decided in Hawai'i

Santa Barbara’s Lakey Peterson finishes world number two. Read story.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Island’s Lone Woman Not So Lonely After All

New research sheds light on real life story behind ‘Island of the Blue Dolphins’ saga. Read story.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Ama Sea Beauty Blooms Local Seaweed Skincare

Skincare products made with local kelp. Read story.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Made in Santa Barbara Gift Guide 2018

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood rundown of where and what to buy this holiday season. Read story.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

’Tis the Season 2018

Check out Santa Barbara’s most complete guide to all the happenings this holiday season. Read story.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Holiday Shopping: Santa Barbara Gift Markets Have Arrived

So many pop-ups, so little time. Read story.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Virtual Reality Gets Real in Solvang

Jamie Baker’s Space VR offers completely immersive video gaming and learning experiences. Read story.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Margarita Fairbanks’ 'Valentino the Love Bunny' Series

The series is tailored as an “old-fashioned, family-oriented story” and reads as an autobiography-meets-fable. Read story.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Poetics of the Handmade Holiday Market Returns

A wife-husband artist duo are hosting the event at the Lower Lodge. Read story.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Metro Entertainment Hosting Stan Lee Life Celebration

The store will have an all-day sale and a Marvel Comics giveaway. Read story.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Local Heroes 2018

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

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Seeing Santa Barbara’s Past with New Eyes

Santa Barbara Public Library digitizes more than 2,500 historic images. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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