Saving Land for Science: Celebrating UC’s Natural Reserve System (Independent staff)

ON THE COVER: “Coal Oil Point Monsoon.” Painting by Chris Potter.

Dog Days

Escaping the heat by sitting and savoring an ice cream at Cantwell's Market & Deli recently, Barbara and Victor Bartolome were amused to see this canine reader casting an eye over Nick Welsh's Angry Poodle Barbecue while he nibbled on some turkey treats from the deli. Owner Juli Lippire said that Bear, a mix of shih tzu and poodle, is an avid Santa Barbara Independent fan, and that he finds wonderful ways to recycle his issues … after he's finished reading them cover to cover!

In Print

Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.

New Albums From Kyle, Dante Elephante

High-Profile Releases From Two of the 805’s Best Acts

The weekend brings high-profile releases from two of 805’s best acts. Read story.

volume 29, number 507, Oct.1- 8, 2015

Our Favorite Faces and Places in the Restaurant World Read story.

Beat the Heat with a Whodunit

Low Crimes for Times of High Heat

Find a breezy location and settle in with some low crime for times of high heat. Read story.

City Council Race: It's a Dog Fight

Sorting Out the Election District by District

Sorting out the election district by district. Read story.

Braving Icy Bay in Southeast Alaska

Kayaking the Chilly Waters Around Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Chuck Graham kayaks the chilly waters around Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Read story.

FACE Africa Founder to Speak

Liberia’s Saran Kaba Jones to Discuss Water and Sanitation on October 6

Liberia’s Saran Kaba Jones will discuss water and sanitation on October 6 in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Paddle to Protect Naples

Eye-Opening Kayak Excursion Explores and Benefits the Gaviota Coast

This eye-opening kayak excursion explores and benefits the untrammeled Gaviota Coast. Read story.

Where Preservation, Research, and Education Collide

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the University of California’s Natural Reserve System

Reflecting on the University of California’s Natural Reserve System, which turns 50 this year. Read story.

12 Angry Dogs

Poodle Gets Whiplash Over What to Make of Pope Francis

Poodle gets whiplash over what to make of Pope Francis. Read story.

ICE Takes Heat on Immigrant Detentions

Feds, Sheriff Field Questions from Santa Barbara Supervisors

Feds, Sheriff field questions from Santa Barbara supervisors. Read story.

My Life: The Magic of Astronomy

Museum of Natural History Curator Reflects on a Career in the Stars

With new facility about to open, Museum of Natural History curator reflects on a career in the stars. Read story.

Damian Marley Comes to the Bowl

Bob’s Youngest Son Honors Father with Catch a Fire Tour

Bob’s youngest son honors his father with his Catch a Fire Tour. Read story.

Globe Puts Spin on Downtown Dining

Small-Plates Lounge Is Newest Addition to East Cota Street’s Restaurant Row

Small-plates lounge is newest addition to East Cota Street’s restaurant row. Read story.

Montecito Trails Foundation Hosts Annual BBQ

Volunteer Organization Celebrates 51 Years of Maintaining Trails

Volunteer organization celebrates 51 years of maintaining trails. Read story.

Adam Barruch’s ‘Sweeney Todd’

DANCEworks Presents a Modern-Dance Version of the Sondheim Musical

DANCEworks presents a modern-dance version of the Sondheim musical. Read story.

event calendar sponsored by: