In From the Cold: Former Foes Join Forces to Help Milpas Street Homeless

ON THE COVER: Piedra Blanca, Sespe Wilderness. Photo by Caitlin Fitch.

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Happy Holidays, and Merry New Year!

In Print

The Santa Barbara Bowl Revives Día de los Muertos

Café Tacvba Headlines the Second Annual, Community-Wide Event

Café Tacvba, Ozomatli, and Las Cafeteras are just some of the performances going into this week's blowout Day of the Dead event. Read story.

Coach Rusty Fairly Honored

The Coaching Legend Headed Up SBCC Baseball from 1965-1981

Coach Fairly guided SBCC to a 255-160 record from 1965 to 1981; they won the Western State Conference title in 1972. Read story.

Sleep with Dogs, Wake with Fishes

Mind Your P’s and S’s

Last-ditch reflections on big oil, loud college students, skyrocketing rents, and other ballot measures. Read story.

Tempers Flare over District Elections

Council Opts to Put Issue to Voters Next Year

City council opts to put issues to voters next year. Read story.

Derek Trucks’s New Beginnings

Tedeschi Trucks Band Pulls into Santa Barbara

America’s greatest living slide guitarist on leaving The Allman Brothers. Read story.

Chicano Batman Plays for Free in I.V.

L.A. Band Is Taking Cues from All Over the Musical Map

This East L.A. group is fusing genres, styles, and cultural references. Read story.

When Uni Met Abalone at the Biltmore

Alessandro Cartumini Honored to Prepare Special James Beard Dinner at Four Seasons Santa Barbara

Chef Alessandro Cartumini honored to prepare special James Beard dinner at Four Seasons Santa Barbara. Read story.

5K Run/Walk for Love

Domestic Violence Solutions Holds a Fundraiser

Domestic Violence Solutions holds its first ever 5K Run/Walk for Love fundraiser. Read story.

Inside Santa Barbara’s Bellosguardo Estate

Exclusive Look at Late Heiress Huguette Clark’s Long-Hidden Blufftop Estate Over East Beach

Our exclusive look at the late heiress Huguette Clark’s long-hidden blufftop estate over East Beach. Read story.

Have You Kicked Your Inner Poodle Today?


Poodle vents spleen on Big Oil, Water Guardians, and Measure P Read story.

Santa Barbara's Ebola Scenario

Preparing for the Unlikely Event It Lands Here

County agencies ready for the unlikely possibility that the disease could land here. Read story.

It’s All About the Music

S.B.’s Notes for Notes is Broadcasting Its Tune Throughout the U.S.

Just four years in and S.B.’s Notes for Notes is broadcasting its tune throughout the U.S. Read story.

Phishing for Phish Tickets

Sleeping Over at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Sleeping over at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Read story.

New Noise Cometh

Conference and Fest Celebrates Year Six

The annual music conference and festival celebrates six years with more days, more bands. Read story.

Best of Santa Barbara® 2014

The Santa Barbara Independent’s Annual Readers’ Poll

The Santa Barbara Independent’s readers reveal their S.B. favorites. Read story.

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