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Santa Barbara in the Time of Trump: Where D.C. Could Strike S.B. First (Indy Staff)

Keeping the Indy Great Again, Too

Barely making a dent into his third decade of life, Tyler Hayden is taking a bit of teasing from colleagues for his recent promotion to senior editor but a lot more well-deserved pats on the back. Projects like this week's Keep Santa Barbara Great Again pullout guide — which took weeks of work in addition to Tyler's regular duties as news editor, and thousands of words’ worth of notes whittled down to a manageable few for print — are all about inspiration, hard work, and some fine writing skills. Asked how he manages to keep his unflappable demeanor, Tyler answered, "Regular walks around the block and a cold beer at the end of the day."

In Print

Zach Gill, Laurence Juber, Jake Shimabukuro Kick Off December

The Funzone’s hard-rock and noise acts round out the opening of the month.

The Funzone’s hard-rock and noise acts round out the opening of the month. Read story.

Sleep with Fleas, Wake with Dogs

Poodle in Dither over Fake News, Pseudo News, and 'News-Press' News

Poodle in dither over fake news, pseudo news, and 'News-Press' news. Read story.

Now What? Carbajal Gets Down to Business

Santa Barbara's New Congressman Talks Infrastructure, Immigration, and How California Can Protect Itself from Trump

Santa Barbara's new congressman talks infrastructure, immigration, and how California can protect itself from Trump. Read story.

Rising Appalachia Grows New Old America

Old-Time Musical Lifestyles Meet Contemporary Urban Sounds at SOhO

Old-time musical lifestyles meet contemporary urban sounds at SOhO. Read story.

The Santa Barbara Independent’s Local Heroes of 2016

Twenty Local Heroes Who Make a Difference

The Santa Barbara Independent’s Local Heroes of 2016 honor 20 men and women who have made a difference in our communities. Read story.

Yellow Dog Blues

Poodle Converts to Islam and Why You Should, Too

The poodle converts to Islam, and this is why you should, too. Read story.

What Would Losing Obamacare Mean for Santa Barbara?

Healthcare Execs Break Down Possible Impacts

Healthcare execs break down the possible impacts. Read story.

Parker Clay Sells Leather to Help Ethiopia

Ian and Brittany Bentley’s Adopted Daughter Led to an Economic Empowerment Mission

How Ian and Brittany Bentley’s adopted daughter led to an economic empowerment mission. Read story.

Wrestlemania at Santa Barbara High

Billy Baldwin Buys New Mat for Character-Building Sport; Plus Football Finals and Thanksgiving Runs

Actor Billy Baldwin buys new mat for character-building sport; plus football finals and Thanksgiving runs. Read story.

Lit Moon Presents Shakespeare@400

Five Major Events and Three Full Plays Celebrating the Bard

Five major events and three full plays celebrating the Bard. Read story.

Nat Geo’s Brian Skerry Commitment to Save the Seas

Underwater Photographer Presents Multimedia Talk

Underwater photographer presents his multimedia talk ‘Ocean Wild: The Light Beneath the Seas’ November 20. Read story.

Abby Brown’s Homegrown Paddling Power

19-Year-Old Prone Paddler from Santa Barbara Competes in World Championships

The 19-year-old prone paddler from Santa Barbara is competing in the world championships this week Read story.

Kicking a Dog While He’s Down

Election Results One Week Later — Not Any Prettier

Election results one week later are not any prettier Read story.

Santa Barbara Red, White, Blue, and Mad at Trump

Protestors All Week Have Peacefully Revolted Against the President-Elect

Protestors all week have peacefully revolted against the president-elect. Read story.

Look for America in This Weekend’s Music

A Post-Election Selection of Jazz, Americana, Funk, Disco, Neo-Folk

A post-election selection of jazz, Americana, funk, disco, neo-folk. Read story.

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