Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara!’s Community Building Via Free Music
Las Cafeteras’ socially conscious blend of soul-stirring, Afro-Mexican folk-rock lifts you up while making sure you are getting down. Read story.
20th Annual Neal Taylor Nature Center Fish Derby Goes Down April 18 and 19
The 20th Annual Neal Taylor Nature Center Fish Derby goes down April 18-19. Read story.
Climate Change Hits Sea Lions in the Santa Barbara Channel
Sea Lion Pups Starving from Shifting Climate Conditions in the Santa Barbara Channel Read story.
Poodle Ties Record Setting Drought with Record Antipsychotic Sales
Poodle ties record setting drought with record antipsychotic sales. Read story.
Grim Facts Revealed About Housing/Jobs Imbalance
Grim facts are revealed about the housing/jobs imbalance. Read story.
UCSB Bren School Students’ ‘Slightly Nutty’ Project Makes Insect Cuisine More Sustainable
UCSB Bren School students’ ‘Slightly Nutty’ project makes insect cuisine more sustainable. Read story.
L.A.’s Favorite Evocative Folkies Headline the Lobero
Just days after releasing its sophomore album, the Los Angeles band heads to Santa Barbara for a show at the Lobero. Read story.
Tsampa Soup Rounds Out New Sustainable Food Offerings from Clothing Company
Tsampa soup rounds out new sustainable food offerings from clothing company. Read story.
A Complete Guide of Activities for Kids in Santa Barbara
Calling all campers! Let The S.B. Independent’s Summer Camp Guide help you find just the right summertime activities. And enter our Coloring Contest! See Summer Camp 2015 for more. Read story.
Lies, Damn Lies, and Cars Are Basic
Lies, damn lies, and Cars Are Basic Read story.
Could Santa Barbara Really Scrap the North County Jail?
Could Santa Barbara really scrap the North County Jail? Read story.
Steve Raftopoulos Packages Imported, Organic Klio Teas on Anapamu Street
Former financier Steve Raftopoulos packages imported, organic Klio Teas on Anapamu Street. Read story.
California’s Only Open-Ocean Shellfish Farmer Struggles to Grow His Santa Barbara Operation
Bernard Friedman, California’s only open-ocean fish farmer, struggles to grow his Santa Barbara shellfish operation. Read story.
Poodle Reincarnated without Dying First Thanks to District Elections
Poodle reincarnated without dying first thanks to district elections. Read story.
Third Fraternity Shutdown; Sorority Suspended
A third fraternity is shut down, and a sorority is suspended. Read story.