Capturing Courage and Rage: Photographer Nell Campbell Gives Visual Voice to Protest (Nick Welsh)

ON THE COVER: Anti-Vietnam rally in Alameda Park,May 8, 1970. Photo by Nell Campbell (pictured above).

When the Dude's in Rome

Dennis Loyst is a cartographer by career, but the Santa Barbara resident also cofounded Surf Brewery, one of the best ale-makers anywhere (even if it is in Ventura!). "I am in assignment for you in Italy — haven't run into a bad bottle of wine yet," he reported from Rome, which he toured before heading to Naples and Pompeii. "As they say, 'When in Rome, do what the Santa Barbarians do.' Read The Independent!" Check out his other gems of wisdom at

In Print

Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.

Joan Baez: A Singer for All Times

‘60’s Folk Singer Joins Innocence Project During Arlington Theatre Visit

‘60’s folk singer joins Innocence Project during Arlington Theatre visit. Read story.

The Photographer of Protest

Nell Campbell’s Photos Capture 50 Years of Demonstrations

Photographer Nell Campbell Captures a Half Century of Political Protest Read story.

Error of the Dog

Dancing with the Devil over Water in Montecito

Dancing with the devil over water in Montecito. Read story.

Anti-Abortion Protestors Descend on Planned Parenthood

50-State Bus Tour Praying for Political Change

The 50-state bus tour is praying for political change. Read story.

Music this Halloweekend

Lox Chatterbox, The Agreeables, Nerf Herder, and More

Hear Lox Chatterbox, The Agreeables, Nerf Herder, and more. Read story.

Powell & Peralta Roll Down Memory Lane

Skateboarding Pioneers, Captured in 1976 Photograph, Celebrate 40-Year Anniversary

Skateboarding pioneers, captured in this 1976 photograph, celebrate 40-year anniversary. Read story.

John Kay: Born to Save Wild Elephants

Steppenwolf Singer Sings Solo Set at SOhO

The Steppenwolf singer sings a solo set at SOhO. Read story.

Best of Santa Barbara® Readers’ Poll 2016

Dug and Dot Daug Sniff Out Santa Barbarans’ Favorite Places

Dug and Dot Daug sniff out Santa Barbarans’ favorite places. Read story.

No Good Dog Goes Unpunished

Only 28 More Shopping Days Before Election Day

There are only 28 more shopping days before Election Day. Read story.

Stiff Headwinds for Santa Barbara Airport

Passenger Counts Down Five Years After New Terminal Opens

Santa Barbara Airport faces losses in revenues and passengers five years after the new terminal opened. Read story.

New Noise Returns

Get Ready for Fall’s Favorite Block Party

Get ready for fall’s favorite block party. Read story.

Jethro Tull: A Rock Opera with a Consciousness

Singer Ian Anderson Talks Bringing Topical Subjects Into Greatest-Hits Set at Arlington Theatre

Singer Ian Anderson talks about bringing topical subjects into his greatest-hits set at Arlingon Theatre. Read story.

Inside This Week's Music Issue

Side Notes, Tour Stories, Modular Synths, and Sting's Brain

Read about our new web concert series Side Notes, plus tour stories, modular synths, and Sting's Brain. Read story.

Exclusive Interview with Glen Phillips on ‘Swallowed by the New’

Santa Barbara Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, New Projects

Santa Barbara singer/songwriter talks new album and new projects. Read story.

Pig Dog Rolling in the Mud in the Barn

Trump, Fareed, and the Ensuing Meltdown

Trump and Fareed face an ensuing meltdown. Read story.

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