Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
The 'Santa Barbara Independent' Presents Its Annual Ode to Amazing People
The 'Santa Barbara Independent' presents its annual ode to some of the amazing people who make up our community. Read story.
The Montecito Bank & Trust Chair and CEO’s Against-All-Odds Career and Life of Love
The Montecito Bank & Trust chair and CEO’s against-all-odds career and life of love. Read story.
Uniquely in the UC System, UCSB Offers Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees in Theater and Dance
Uniquely in the UC system, UCSB offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in theater and dance. Read story.
Grammy Award–Winning Group in Town on Día de los Muertos Tour
Grammy Award–winning group in town on Día de los Muertos tour. Read story.
Santa Barbara’s Mexican Bakeries Offer Día de los Muertos Specialties
Santa Barbara’s Mexican bakeries offer Día de Los Muertos specialties. Read story.
From Cempasúchil to Mictecacihuatl, Six Día de los Muertos Terms Every Gringo Should Know
From cempasúchil to Mictecacihuatl, here are six Día de Los Muertos terms every gringo should know. Read story.
How Santa Barbara Chefs Are Elevating Vegetable-First Cuisine
How Santa Barbara chefs are elevating vegetable-first cuisine. Read story.
Our Annual Celebration of the People and Places That Make Santa Barbara Out of This World
Our annual celebration of the people and places that make Santa Barbara out of this world Read story.
In the Crowded and Competitive Field, Every Candidate Has a Chance
In the crowded and competitive field, every candidate has a chance. Read story.
Team Coaches and Doctors Tackle Ways to Prevent Head Injuries
Santa Barbara coaches and doctors tackle ways to prevent head injuries in all youth sports. Read story.
The ‘Santa Barbara Independent’ Presents Its Eighth Annual Ode to Eating Out
The 'Santa Barbara Independent' presents its eighth annual ode to eating out. Read story.
The New Gateway to the City Brings Great Change
Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian opens a new gateway to the city. Read story.
Santa Barbara Museums Collaborate On Massive Los Angeles/Latin American Art Project
Santa Barbara Museums collaborate on massive Los Angeles/Latin American art project. Read story.
The Industry Explodes, Leaving Everyone in It Wondering What’s Next
As the industry’s underground culture explodes, everyone from pot trimmers to tomato farmers wonders where it will go. Read story.
Kate Weare and Esteban Moreno Create New Forms for DANCEworks
Kate Weare and Esteban Moreno are creating new forms for DANCEworks. Read story.